Nov 06, 2018 Nov 06, 2018
04:00PM 05:00PM Climate Change 2018: Finding the Accelerator Pedal: University Event Topic: Science,Seminars & Workshops,Sustainability School: Emory College Department / Organization: Quantitative Theory and Methods (Institute for) Building/Room: White Hall Meeting Organizer/Sponsor: Institute of Quantitative Theory & Methods Speaker/Presenter: Chris Field, PhD. Event Open To: All Students,Faculty Cost: Free Registration / R.S.V.P. link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdxU86f9t-B-8aHFE9ypPwDSXurY_u3G_IQc6IqxR153h8k6A/viewform?usp=sf_link Contact Name: Areanna Sabine Contact Email: asabine@emory.edu Link: https://scholarblogs.emory.edu/climatechange/ Dr. Chris field is a Perry L. McCarty Director of the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment and the Melvin and Joan Lane Professor for Interdisciplinary Environmental Studies at Stanford University Prior to his 2016 appointment at the Stanford Woods Institute, Field was a staff member at the Carnegie Institution for Science (1984-2002) and founding director of the Carnegie’s Department of Global Ecology (2002-2016). Research focuses on climate change, ranging from work on improving climate models to prospects for renewable energy systems and community organizations that can minimize the risk of a tragedy of the commons. Involved in national and international efforts to advance the understanding of global ecology and climate change. Field was co-chair of Working Group II of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) (2008-2015), where he led the effort on “Managing the Risks of Extreme Events and Disasters to Advance Climate Change Adaptation” (2012), and “Climate Change 2014: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability (2014). Recognitions, including election to the US National Academy of Sciences, the Max Planck Research Award, and the Roger Revelle Medal. Member of the Harvard University Board of Overseers, the Board of Directors of World Wildlife Fund (US), and the Board of Trustees of the California Academy of Sciences. Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the Ecological Society of America, and the American Geophysical Union Bachelor’s degree in biology from Harvard College and a Ph.D. in biology from Stanford. + White Hall 206 Campus Events
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04:00PM 05:00PM Climate Change 2018: Finding the Accelerator Pedal: University Event Topic: Science,Seminars & Workshops,Sustainability School: Emory College Department / Organization: Quantitative Theory and Methods (Institute for) Building/Room: White Hall Meeting Organizer/Sponsor: Institute of Quantitative Theory & Methods Speaker/Presenter: Chris Field, PhD. Event Open To: All Students,Faculty Cost: Free Registration / R.S.V.P. link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdxU86f9t-B-8aHFE9ypPwDSXurY_u3G_IQc6IqxR153h8k6A/viewform?usp=sf_link Contact Name: Areanna Sabine Contact Email: asabine@emory.edu Link: https://scholarblogs.emory.edu/climatechange/ Dr. Chris field is a Perry L. McCarty Director of the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment and the Melvin and Joan Lane Professor for Interdisciplinary Environmental Studies at Stanford University Prior to his 2016 appointment at the Stanford Woods Institute, Field was a staff member at the Carnegie Institution for Science (1984-2002) and founding director of the Carnegie’s Department of Global Ecology (2002-2016). Research focuses on climate change, ranging from work on improving climate models to prospects for renewable energy systems and community organizations that can minimize the risk of a tragedy of the commons. Involved in national and international efforts to advance the understanding of global ecology and climate change. Field was co-chair of Working Group II of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) (2008-2015), where he led the effort on “Managing the Risks of Extreme Events and Disasters to Advance Climate Change Adaptation” (2012), and “Climate Change 2014: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability (2014). Recognitions, including election to the US National Academy of Sciences, the Max Planck Research Award, and the Roger Revelle Medal. Member of the Harvard University Board of Overseers, the Board of Directors of World Wildlife Fund (US), and the Board of Trustees of the California Academy of Sciences. Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the Ecological Society of America, and the American Geophysical Union Bachelor’s degree in biology from Harvard College and a Ph.D. in biology from Stanford. + White Hall 206 Campus Events
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04:00PM 06:00PM The Conservation of Dante's 1477 La Commedia: An illustrated talk by Jeffrey S. Peachey: University Event Topic: Alumni,Arts,Campus Life & Student Orgs,College,Community,Faculty,Graduate,Humanities Department / Organization: Emory Libraries Building/Room: Robert W. Woodruff Library Registration / R.S.V.P. link: http://emorylib.info/peachey Speaker/Presenter: Jeffrey S. Peachey Cost: Free Contact Name: Maya Cody Contact Email: maya.cody@emory.edu Woodruff Library - Wayfinding Location: Jones Room Please register at http://emorylib.info/peachey for this event. New York-based independent book conservator and bookbinder Jeffrey S. Peachey will detail the conservation treatment of the Hesburgh Libraries’ important copy of Dante’s La Commedia (Venice: Vindelinus de Spira, 1477) in this profusely illustrated lecture. He will describe its deteriorated and damaged 20th-century binding structure, along with the considerations and decisions that led to its resewing and rebinding. 4-5 pm talk and Q&A 5-6 pm reception Peachey will highlight the differences between historic 15th-century binding practices and modern conservation binding techniques and explore the sometimes problematic differences between historic and modern materials. He will conclude his lecture with an overview of aesthetic considerations for conservation rebinding. Bibliophiles, conservators, librarians, Italian scholars, and anyone curious about the physical structure of books will find this lecture of interest. Image courtesy Jeff Peachey. + Jones Room, Woodruff Library Level 3 Campus Events
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06:30PM 08:00PM New Era of Documentary Filmmaking in GA: University Event Topic: Humanities School: Emory College Department / Organization: Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry Meeting Organizer/Sponsor: Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry/Georgia Humanities Speaker/Presenter: Hal Jacobs Event Open To: All (Public) Cost: Free Contact Name: Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry Contact Email: foxcenter@emory.edu Link: www.fchi.emory.edu This seminar will be moderated by Hal Jacobs, a Decatur-based documentary filmmaker who also organizes a bi-monthly screening of “short docs” that focuses on southern people and places. Jacobs will share excerpts from his own work that includes stories about segregation at the Fox Theater; efforts by Chattahoochee Riverkeeper to protect Atlanta’s waterways; biographies of two strikingly different women from the north Georgia mountains, Lillian Smith and Mary Hambidge. Guests will include interviewees from the films and other area filmmakers who focus on Georgia people and places. The seminar will meet at the Fox Center from 6:30pm-8pm for four Tuesday evening sessions during the 2018 fall semester: November 6, 13, 20 and 27. Seating is limited and must be reserved in advance.  For further information or to reserve seating on a “first-come basis,” please email the Fox Center at foxcenter@emory.edu, or call 404.727.6424. This event is free and open to the public. We are grateful to the National Endowment for the Humanities for its support of this program. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in these seminars do not necessarily reflect those of the National Endowment for the Humanities. + Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry, Emory University, 1635 N. Decatur Rd Campus Events
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06:30PM 08:00PM New Era of Documentary Filmmaking in GA: University Event Topic: Humanities School: Emory College Department / Organization: Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry Meeting Organizer/Sponsor: Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry/Georgia Humanities Speaker/Presenter: Hal Jacobs Event Open To: All (Public) Cost: Free Contact Name: Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry Contact Email: foxcenter@emory.edu Link: www.fchi.emory.edu This seminar will be moderated by Hal Jacobs, a Decatur-based documentary filmmaker who also organizes a bi-monthly screening of “short docs” that focuses on southern people and places. Jacobs will share excerpts from his own work that includes stories about segregation at the Fox Theater; efforts by Chattahoochee Riverkeeper to protect Atlanta’s waterways; biographies of two strikingly different women from the north Georgia mountains, Lillian Smith and Mary Hambidge. Guests will include interviewees from the films and other area filmmakers who focus on Georgia people and places. The seminar will meet at the Fox Center from 6:30pm-8pm for four Tuesday evening sessions during the 2018 fall semester: November 6, 13, 20 and 27. Seating is limited and must be reserved in advance.  For further information or to reserve seating on a “first-come basis,” please email the Fox Center at foxcenter@emory.edu, or call 404.727.6424. This event is free and open to the public. We are grateful to the National Endowment for the Humanities for its support of this program. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in these seminars do not necessarily reflect those of the National Endowment for the Humanities. + Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry, Emory University, 1635 N. Decatur Rd Campus Events
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07:30PM 07:30PM "The Moors," by Jen Silverman: University Event Topic: Arts School: Emory College Department / Organization: Theater Emory Type of Art: Theater - Productions, Readings, & Events Event Open To: All (Public) Cost: Pay-What-You-Wish Night Contact Name: Arts at Emory Box Office Contact Phone: 404.727.5050 Contact Email: boxoffice@emory.edu Link: http://theater.emory.edu Theater Emory: Fall Repertory "The Moors," by Jen Silverman directed by Matt Huff featuring an all-student cast Two sisters and a dog live out their lives on the bleak English moors and dream of love and power. The arrival of a hapless governess and a moor-hen set all three on a strange and dangerous path. “The Moors” is a dark comedy about love, desperation, and visibility. Purchase Tickets Now. PWYW Night: This performance is "Pay-What-You-Wish".  Minimum $1.  You may purchase PWYW tickets at the box office or by phone.  Phone orders are subject to a $6 convenience fee.  PWYW tickets cannot be purchased online.  Subject to availability. This production is part of Emory's Fall Repertory featuring Jen Silverman's "The Moors", Jackie Sibblie Drury's "We are Proud to Present...," and Kristoffer Diaz's "The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity." For a full schedule of performances, visit theater.emory.edu. Special ticket offer: See all three shows for the price of two when all tickets are purchased together at one time. Recommended ParkingFishburne Parking DeckLowergate South Parking Deck Additional parking and walking instructions. + Mary Gray Munroe Theater, Alumni Memorial University Center, 630 Means Drive, Atlanta, GA 30322 Campus Events
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07:30PM 07:30PM "The Moors," by Jen Silverman: University Event Topic: Arts School: Emory College Department / Organization: Theater Emory Type of Art: Theater - Productions, Readings, & Events Event Open To: All (Public) Cost: Pay-What-You-Wish Night Contact Name: Arts at Emory Box Office Contact Phone: 404.727.5050 Contact Email: boxoffice@emory.edu Link: http://theater.emory.edu Theater Emory: Fall Repertory "The Moors," by Jen Silverman directed by Matt Huff featuring an all-student cast Two sisters and a dog live out their lives on the bleak English moors and dream of love and power. The arrival of a hapless governess and a moor-hen set all three on a strange and dangerous path. “The Moors” is a dark comedy about love, desperation, and visibility. Purchase Tickets Now. PWYW Night: This performance is "Pay-What-You-Wish".  Minimum $1.  You may purchase PWYW tickets at the box office or by phone.  Phone orders are subject to a $6 convenience fee.  PWYW tickets cannot be purchased online.  Subject to availability. This production is part of Emory's Fall Repertory featuring Jen Silverman's "The Moors", Jackie Sibblie Drury's "We are Proud to Present...," and Kristoffer Diaz's "The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity." For a full schedule of performances, visit theater.emory.edu. Special ticket offer: See all three shows for the price of two when all tickets are purchased together at one time. Recommended ParkingFishburne Parking DeckLowergate South Parking Deck Additional parking and walking instructions. + Mary Gray Munroe Theater, Alumni Memorial University Center, 630 Means Drive, Atlanta, GA 30322 Campus Events
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