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A Night Out with Oxford

Join us as we celebrate and reconnect with fellow Oxford Alumni! Enjoy a reception with heavy appetizers, drinks, and special guests. Registration will go live in mid-May and space is limited. Location in Atlanta TBD. University Event Topic: Alumni. School: Oxford College. Department / Organization: Oxford College. Cost: Registration required. Contact Name: Latasha Brown. Contact Phone: 770-784-8314. Contact Email: latasha.brown2@emory.edu. Tuesday, July 16, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

"Saving the Chattahoochee" a documentary film by Hal Jacobs

"Saving the Chattahoochee" a documentary film by Hal Jacobs / Hosted by Dr. Sarah Higinbotham 7:00 PM - Humanities 202 For more than 20 years, Sally Bethea was the voice of the Chattahoochee River in Atlanta. Back in the early 1990s, hardly anyone wanted anything to do with this urban river once it flowed through the city. For nearly 60 miles downstream it was off-putting and off-limits because of sewage, litter, runoff, and erosion. Starting in 1994, Sally was named Chattahoochee Riverkeeper and took charge. She and her organization with downstream communities sued the City of Atlanta under the Clean Water Act. With the collaboration and leadership of Mayor Shirley Franklin (aka The Sewer Mayor), the city invested a whopping $4 billion to upgrade the sewer and water system. The documentary (40 min.) takes a more personal look at Sally, one of the first women riverkeepers in the U.S. It's about how she stepped up to become the face of the river at a pivotal moment in Atlanta's development, while also being a… University Event Topic: Academic Calendar. Academics. Lectures & Meetings. School: Oxford College. Department / Organization: Oxford College. Building/Room: Humanities Hall - Oxford. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Jennifer Brown. Contact Phone: 770-784-8444. Contact Email: jennifer.beatrice.brown@emory.edu. Thursday, September 5, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Humanities 202.

Between History and Anthropology by Dr. Pablo Ortemberg

Between History and Anthropology: Approaching Cultural Issues in Latin America's Past and Present lecture by Dr. Pablo Ortemberg / Hosted by Dr. Pablo Palomino 6:00 PM Humanities 202 The lecture will be delivered in Spanish, for an intended audience of advanced and native speakers. This lecture will center on the rich ethnographic and methodological experience of Dr. Ortemberg's three decades of historical research in Argentina, Peru, Brazil, and France. The goal is to invite attendees to discover intellectual and professional possibilities in the study of Latin America's past and present, by sharing first-hand reflections and findings. The lecture will highlight the transnational nature of Latin American studies, the importance of studying public rituals of power in the region, and the changing ways of understanding national identities in Latin America. Dr. Pablo Ortemberg is a renowned Argentine historian, researcher at the National Research Council (CONICET), professor of Latin American history, and Dir… University Event Topic: Academic Calendar. Academics. Lectures & Meetings. School: Oxford College. Department / Organization: Oxford College. Building/Room: Humanities Hall - Oxford. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Jennifer Brown. Contact Phone: 770-784-8444. Contact Email: jennifer.beatrice.brown@emory.edu. Thursday, September 12, 2024, 6:00 PM. Humanities 202.