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04:30PM 05:30PM Health & the Human Experience: Author Q&A | Emily Anthes: University Event Topic: HealthDepartment / Organization: Human Health (Center for the Study of)Meeting Organizer/Sponsor: Shondra OdomsSpeaker/Presenter: Maryn McKenna and Emily AnthesEvent Open To: All (Public)Cost: FreeRegistration / R.S.V.P. link: https://eventactions.com/eareg.aspx?ea=RsvpContact Name: Shondra OdomsContact Email: shondra.odoms@emory.eduLink: http://humanhealth.emory.edu/home/events/health-and-the-human-experience/author-q-a.htmlJoin Maryn McKenna, journalist, best-selling author and CSHH Senior Fellow, as she sits down with different health authors for a question & answer session spanning a range of health topics.Emily Anthes is a science journalist and author. Her new book, The Great Indoors: The Surprising Science of How Buildings Shape Our Behavior, Health, and Happiness, was published in June. She is also the author of Frankenstein’s Cat: Cuddling Up to Biotech’s Brave New Beasts, which was longlisted for the PEN/E.O Wilson Literary Science Writing Award. Emily’s work has also appeared in The New York Times, The New Yorker, The Atlantic, Wired, Nature, Slate, Businessweek, and elsewhere. Her magazine features have won several awards, including the AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Award and the NASW Science in Society Journalism Award. Emily has a master’s degree in science writing from MIT and a bachelor’s degree in the history of science and medicine from Yale, where she also studied creative writing. She lives in Brooklyn, New York. + Zoom Webinar Campus Events
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06:00PM 07:15PM The Interdisciplinary Humanism of Jean Toomer's "Cane": University Event Topic: HumanitiesSchool: Emory CollegeDepartment / Organization: Fox Center for Humanistic InquiryMeeting Organizer/Sponsor: Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry & Georgia HumanitiesSpeaker/Presenter: Fox Center PostdocsEvent Open To: All (Public)Cost: FreeContact Name: Fox Center for Humanistic InquiryContact Email: foxcenter@emory.eduLink: http://fchi.emory.edu/home/documents/GREAT%20WORKS%20SEMINARS/Toomers%20Cane-Postdocs.pdfA 2020-2021 Great Works Seminarin collaboration with the Georgia Seminars'I felt strange, as I always do in Georgia':The Interdisciplinary Humanism of Jean Toomer's CaneOctober 1, 8, 15, & 22Our seminar will explore Jean Toomer's modernist masterwork Cane. An innovative genre-bending blend of poetry and prose, this 1923 novel speaks as much to its own time as it does to ours today, foregrounding the experience of Black Americans in Georgia and across the United States. The book challenges readers to linger in its interlocking nonlinear narratives and irresolution, as it braids haunting images of violence, family, changing rural landscapes, and interpersonal struggles. Our seminar features five sections co-lead by four Fellows, each of whom will bring their respective specialties in U.S. and international histories, poetics, and music to our community-based discussion.This seminar will be presented by the Fox Center’s 2020-2021 Postdoctoral Fellows: Martha Groppo, Byrd McDaniel, Julie Miller, and Nick Sturm. This seminar will meet via Zoom from 6-7:15pm on the following Thursday evenings during the 2020 fall semester: October 1, 8, 15, & 22. This Zoom meeting is limited and must be reserved in advance. The Zoom link will be sent via email in advance of the first session date. Complimentary copies of Cane will be available. Everyone from the Atlanta community is welcome and invited to join us for this free seminar. For further information and to reserve a spot on a “first-come basis,” email the Fox Center at fchi@emory.edu.We are grateful to the National Endowment for the Humanities and Georgia Humanities for their support of this program. Any views, findings, conclusionsor recommendations expressed in these seminars do not necessarily reflect those of the National Endowment for the Humanities or Georgia Humanities. + Online via Zoom Campus Events
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06:00PM 07:15PM The Interdisciplinary Humanism of Jean Toomer's "Cane": University Event Topic: HumanitiesSchool: Emory CollegeDepartment / Organization: Fox Center for Humanistic InquiryMeeting Organizer/Sponsor: Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry & Georgia HumanitiesSpeaker/Presenter: Fox Center PostdocsEvent Open To: All (Public)Cost: FreeContact Name: Fox Center for Humanistic InquiryContact Email: foxcenter@emory.eduLink: http://fchi.emory.edu/home/documents/GREAT%20WORKS%20SEMINARS/Toomers%20Cane-Postdocs.pdfA 2020-2021 Great Works Seminarin collaboration with the Georgia Seminars'I felt strange, as I always do in Georgia':The Interdisciplinary Humanism of Jean Toomer's CaneOctober 1, 8, 15, & 22Our seminar will explore Jean Toomer's modernist masterwork Cane. An innovative genre-bending blend of poetry and prose, this 1923 novel speaks as much to its own time as it does to ours today, foregrounding the experience of Black Americans in Georgia and across the United States. The book challenges readers to linger in its interlocking nonlinear narratives and irresolution, as it braids haunting images of violence, family, changing rural landscapes, and interpersonal struggles. Our seminar features five sections co-lead by four Fellows, each of whom will bring their respective specialties in U.S. and international histories, poetics, and music to our community-based discussion.This seminar will be presented by the Fox Center’s 2020-2021 Postdoctoral Fellows: Martha Groppo, Byrd McDaniel, Julie Miller, and Nick Sturm. This seminar will meet via Zoom from 6-7:15pm on the following Thursday evenings during the 2020 fall semester: October 1, 8, 15, & 22. This Zoom meeting is limited and must be reserved in advance. The Zoom link will be sent via email in advance of the first session date. Complimentary copies of Cane will be available. Everyone from the Atlanta community is welcome and invited to join us for this free seminar. For further information and to reserve a spot on a “first-come basis,” email the Fox Center at fchi@emory.edu.We are grateful to the National Endowment for the Humanities and Georgia Humanities for their support of this program. Any views, findings, conclusionsor recommendations expressed in these seminars do not necessarily reflect those of the National Endowment for the Humanities or Georgia Humanities. + Online via Zoom Campus Events
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