Celebrating Faculty Authors

The Feast of Words: Celebrating Faculty Books Published in 2016

On the afternoon of Monday, February 6, 2017, the Center for Faculty Development and Excellence, together with the Emory University Bookstore and Emory Libraries and Information Technology, will host the annual Feast of Words, a celebration of Emory faculty authors (or editors) of books published in 2016. At that time, the CFDE also will publish a list of these titles. The Feast of Words celebration is sponsored by the AJC-Decatur Book Festival and will take place this year in the Joseph W. Jones Room of the Woodruff Library.

Monday, February 6, 2017

4 to 6 pm

Wine and Hors D'oeuvres

Remarks and a Toast from Interim Provost Stuart Zola

Joseph W. Jones Room, Level 3, Robert W. Woodruff Library

Please RSVP at engage.emory.edu/feastofwords


Emory Faculty Authors Featured at the Decatur Book Festival

Once again Emory faculty authors will be featured in the programming of this year's AJC-Decatur Book Festival, September 2-4, 2016 They will also be appearing at the CFDE table in the Emory Tent at the festival to meet readers and sign books. Please watch this space for more details and a schedule of appearances.

Emory faculty listed on the Decatur Book Festival program as of July 13, 2016:

Carol Anderson, Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor and Chair, African American Studies
White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide

Joseph Beck, Lecturer, School of Law
My Father And Atticus Finch: A Lawyer’s Fight for Justice in 1930s Alabama

Frans De Waal, Director of the Living Links Center at Yerkes, Charles Howard Candler Professor of Psychology
Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are?

Bill Foege, Professor Emeritus, Global Health
House on Fire: The Fight to Eradicate Smallpox

Ken Ono, Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Mathematics
My Search for Ramanujan: How I Learned to Count

Joseph Skibell, Professor of English and Creative Writing
Six Memos from the Last Millennium: A Novelist Reads the Talmud

James Marshall Smith, Adjunct Professor of Environmental Health
Silent Source

Kevin Young, Charles Howard Candler Professor of English and Creative Writing
Blue Laws

The Feast of Words 

Every February, the CFDE hosts a reception in honor of faculty authors and editors of books published in the previous year. The event is sponsored by the AJC-Decatur Book Festival and hosted by the Emory Barnes & Noble. 

On Monday, February 1, 2016, the CFDE celebrated more than 100 books written or edited by Emory faculty members and published in 2015.

Emory faculty books published in 2015