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Watch vintage amateur Emory films and learn about home movies on October 21

Take some time out to watch amateur films from the Emory University, Rose Library, and Oxford College vaults while learning how to care for your own home movies. The Emory Libraries’ Preservation Office is hosting the University’s first Home Movie Day at 3 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021. Click here to register. The event…

Apollo 15 exhibit brings humanities impact of historic exploration to life

Students, faculty, and staff returning to the Emory campus this fall can take a vicarious trip to the moon with the Apollo 15 exhibit on Level 3 of the Robert W. Woodruff Library. “Apollo 15: Digital Exploration on the 50th Anniversary of the Mission” was fully completed as Emory returned to classes August 25. The…

Graduate fellows share their project experiences and results

Graduate research fellows for the Emory Libraries and the Emory Center for Digital Scholarship (ECDS) shared the results and their experiences from their 2020-2021 projects at a recent presentation. Emory Libraries partners with the Laney Graduate School each academic year to sponsor the fellowships, which provide graduate students with immersive and meaningful experiences. The fellows…

U.S. Poet Laureate Joy Harjo to give free Emory University reading online

UPDATE 3/25/2021: If you didn’t get a chance to enjoy this program – or if you’d like to watch it again – you can view the recording on YouTube at this link. Current US Poet Laureate Joy Harjo, the first Native American poet laureate, will read her poems at an event hosted by the Stuart…

Film screening, conversation on life and work of Pellom McDaniels set for Feb. 7

Emory Libraries will partner with Atlanta-based BronzeLens Film Festival to host an online screening and conversation for Black History Month in February. “Athlete. Scholar. Activist: Chapters in the Life of Dr. Pellom McDaniels III” will take place on Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021, at 3 p.m. The event will begin with a screening of the film…

Art Imitates Life: Artists and Authors as Activists 

This is the fourth and final post in our  Racial Justice Blog Series, which brings together Emory Libraries’ resources with the current struggle to foster social change and anti-racism. Over the course of the series, topics have included Black Student Activism at Emory, Protests and Movements, and Voting Rights. We hope the connections that you make…

Share your fall 2020 experiences with remote services on our survey

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we teach, learn, and do research. Emory Libraries is conducting a survey of Emory University students, faculty, and staff to learn more about their fall 2020 experiences with remote teaching and learning, virtual library resources and services, and online workshops to discover what improvements we can make. Please…

Voting Rights: Vote Like Your Life Depends on It

This is the third in a series of blog posts that brings together Emory Libraries’ resources with the current struggle to foster social change and anti-racism. Over the course of the series, topics include Black Student Activism at Emory, Protests and Movements, Voting Rights, and Authors and Artists as Activists. We hope the connections that…

Protests and Movements: From Anti-Lynching to Black Lives Matter

This is the second in a series of blog posts that brings together Woodruff and Rose Library resources with the current struggle to foster social change and anti-racism. Over the course of the series, topics include Protests and Movements, Voting Rights and Public Policy, Authors and Artists as Activists, and Student Activism. We hope the…

Lifting Every Voice: The Inspiration and Impact of Pellom McDaniels III

When Pellom McDaniels III felt a flash of inspiration, he didn’t let go. Whether it was for a book, an exhibit, or a program, he would spend every waking hour – and sometimes restless nights – fleshing out his idea, then planning, researching, designing, collaborating, and working until he saw it through. McDaniels, curator of…

Emory acquires archive of Black Panther Party activist Kathleen Cleaver

Emory University has acquired the personal papers of Black Panther Party member, activist, and retired Emory Law faculty member Kathleen Cleaver. The papers, which will reside at Emory’s Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, span Cleaver’s career and life as an activist, particularly as a member of the Black Panther Party (BPP),…