Extended through Sat., June 14, 2008 – “Democratic Vistas: Exploring the Raymond Danowski Poetry Library,” Schatten Gallery, Level 3, Robert W. Woodruff Library
Mon., June 23, 2008 – Library Service Awards, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Jones Room, Level 3, Robert W. Woodruff Library
Through Fri., Aug. 15, 2008 – “The Lone Librarian Rides Again” by Emory Libraries Systems Administrator Selden Deemer
Fri., June 20 – Fri., Aug. 15, 2008 – “Nubian Dreams: Images of the Sudan by Chester Higgins,” Schatten Gallery, Level 3, Robert W. Woodruff Library
Fri., Aug. 22-Sun., Dec. 14, 2008 – “Latin American Posters: Public Aesthetics and Mass Politics,” Schatten Gallery, Level 3, Robert W. Woodruff Library
Fri., Aug. 22-Sat., Jan. 3, 2009 – “The Bomb that Healed: Rabbi Jacob Rothschild, Civil Rights, and the Temple Bombing of 1958,” Manuscript, Archives and Rare Book Library, Level 10, Robert W. Woodruff Library
Sun., Oct. 5-Tues., Oct. 7, 2008 – Umberto Eco gives the Richard Ellman Lectures in Modern Literature.
“How I Write,” 4 p.m. Oct. 5, Emerson Hall, Donna and Martin Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts
“Author, Text and Interpreters,” 8:15 p.m. Oct. 6, Glenn Memorial Auditorium
“On the Advantages of Fiction for Life and Death,” 4 p.m. Oct. 7, Emerson Hall, Donna and Marvin Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts
Reading by the author, 8:15 p.m. Oct. 7, Emerson Hall, Donna and Marvin Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts
Wed., October 29, 2008 – Poetry Reading by Bernard O’Donoghue, time and location TBA
Mon., Oct. 6-Tues., Oct. 7, 2008 – Library Symposium, “Scientific Collaborations, Connections, and Communities.” Oct. 6, Jones Room, Level 3, Robert W. Woodruff Library. Oct. 7, Cox Hall Ballroom
Sun., Nov. 2, 2008 – Southern Jewish History Program/Clive Webb Lecture, 1-4 p.m., Jones Room, Level 3, Woodruff Library
Emory University Libraries in the News
'Riverdance' Writer to Add New Opera to Virtuosic Repertoire
May 13, 2008
As it turns out, Whelan is writing an opera. He has teamed with Pulitzer Prize-winning Irish poet Paul Muldoon (whose archives are at Emory University) to write a work commissioned by New York's Metropolitan Opera.
In Depth on Sunday
CSPAN-2 “In Depth”
May 4, 2008
Alice Walker commented on her decision to place her archive at Emory.
Poetry Review: The Unraveling Archive: Essays on Sylvia Plath, Edited by Anita Helle
April 20, 2008
Our understanding of Sylvia Plath – a clear, if well-assimilated, influence on Mary Jo Bang and Matthea Harvey — has been greatly widened in recent years via The Birthday Letters, Ted Hughes' best-selling poetic chronicle of his life with Plath; the feature film Sylvia; the selling of Hughes' papers to Emory University; and the publication of his letters.
Blog: Emory University Unleashes the Danowski Poetry Collection Seattle Post-Intelligencer
April 10, 2008
Emory University kicked off National Poetry Month with a bang.
Atlanta Sings of Poems Electric, Past and Present
New York Times
April 5, 2008
This week the third floor of the Robert W. Woodruff Library at Emory University became a place where lovers were “secretaries to the wordless moon” and a “blue-scooped sky” was lathered “with the soap-slip caressing of pot-bellied clouds.”
Q&A / RICHARD WILBUR, Author: Luminaries Gather at Emory to Celebrate Poetry
April 3, 2008
An interview was published with Richard Wilbur, 87, two-time Pulitzer Prize winner, former U.S. poet laureate, speaking at Emory University Friday at "A Fine Excess."
Mar. 31, 2008
Randall Burkett, curator of African American Collections in Emory’s Woodruff Library, was interviewed as he and other Emory staff helped move the Atlanta Daily World archives to Emory.
Walker’s Writings Return to Her ‘Land’
Mar. 26, 2008
Before Emory took over the task of maintaining her archive, [Alice] Walker had kept her papers in an "archive room" with custom drawers in her home in Berkeley, Calif.
Author Walker Calls Obama 'Right Person'
Associated Press (reported by Macon Telegraph, Columbus Ledger-Enquirer, WTVM - Columbus)
Mar. 26, 2008
"I think he's just the right person for now," [Alice] Walker said in an interview with The Associated Press before a public reading at Emory University on Tuesday.
Alice Walker’s Papers: Brush with Brilliance
Mar. 23, 2008
In the spring of 1976, a young Rudolph P. Byrd was a graduate student at Yale, his future as a highly respected literary expert at Emory University just a twinkle in his eye.
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