Call for Proposals: Fall 2021 Side-Car Courses

Call for Proposals: Fall 2021 Side-Car Courses

April 30 - April 24, 2020

We invite applications from Emory College faculty members interested in developing a side-car course as part of a team that includes a faculty member in another department or discipline and two IDEAS fellows. Each faculty member in the team receives $1000 (before taxes).

IDEAS Week 2021: Innovating the Arts

IDEAS Week 2021: Innovating the Arts

IDEAS Week 2021 took place the week of February 19-23, 2021. Events focused on discussing inclusivity in the arts and the importance of cultivating and maintaining diversity in the field

2021 ILA Undergraduate Spring Research Symposium

2021 ILA Undergraduate Spring Research Symposium

May 4, 2021 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Zoom

All ILA juniors present research proposals; ILA seniors present research results.

ILA students named 100 Senior Honorary Class of 2021

ILA students named 100 Senior Honorary Class of 2021

Congratulations to the ILA students named 100 Senior Honorary Class of 2021: Lydia Abedeen, Jonathan Ari Cohen, Karissa Kang, Shreya Pabbaraju, Kassie Sarkar, and Alice Zheng.

Spring 2021 Sidecar Courses

Spring 2021 Sidecar Courses

Our Spring 2021 offerings of sidecar courses are now live in the Course Atlas. From climate change and COVID-19 to Beowulf and Greek dramas, these 1-credit interdisciplinary courses bring together faculty across various departments in the College.

The LINC Initiative: Learning through Inclusive Collaboration

The LINC Initiative: Learning through Inclusive Collaboration

April 23, 2021 11:59 PM - 11:59 PM

Online

We invite applications from any full-time Emory faculty member who will be teaching an undergraduate course during the 2021-2022 AY. The HHMI LINC initiative (Learning through Inclusive Collaboration) seeks to unlock the powerful synergy of intellectual and social inclusivity in the classroom to drive innovation at Emory University.

AMST and IDS Capstones due April 15, 2021

AMST and IDS Capstones due April 15, 2021

April 13 - April 15, 2021

Online

Attention AMST & IDS Capstone Seniors: you must submit your capstone thesis following these instructions by 11:59pm on April 15, 2021.

ILA students named Undergraduate Global Research Fellows

ILA students named Undergraduate Global Research Fellows

Two rising ILA seniors, Isha Soni and Imani Wright, have received $4000 travel fellowships from the Halle Institute for Global Research at Emory University. As Undergraduate Global Research Fellows, Imani and Isha will travel internationally, hopefully this summer, to conduct research for their senior honors theses. In the fall they will enroll in the Global Fellows Research Seminar, have access to shared office space in the Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry, and present their research in a public forum organized by the Halle Institute and the Fox Center.

Apply for the IDEAS Fellowship

Apply for the IDEAS Fellowship

March 22 - April 8, 2021

Online

Apply to join the Interdisciplinary Exploration and Scholarship (IDEAS) Fellowship. IDEAS Fellows serve as ambassadors to the broader student body and as catalysts for interdisciplinary learning.

Welcome Message to First-Year and Transfer Students

Welcome Message to First-Year and Transfer Students

Our Director of Undergraduate Studies (DUS) welcomes first-year and transfer students to Emory and overviews our majors. Whether you are interested in declaring a major in the ILA or in taking an IDS or AMST course, this will give you an quick overview.

First-year students' stories of a pandemic: Study seeks data to help them flourish

First-year students' stories of a pandemic: Study seeks data to help them flourish

Dr. Robyn Fivush is among researchers from five universities across the country collaborating on a study focused on narratives written by first-year college students from last fall about their experiences of the COVID-19 pandemic. The longitudinal study will follow the students for a year or more to track their psychological well-being and academic performance.

 Emory community shares 'Stories from the Pandemic'

Emory community shares 'Stories from the Pandemic'

Living through a pandemic affects people in many different ways. Read or listen to stories about dealing with COVID-19, or become part of Emory’s history by sharing your own experiences through the new “Stories from the Pandemic” website.

Emory mourns sudden passing of ILA alumnus and Rose Library curator Pellom McDaniels

Emory mourns sudden passing of ILA alumnus and Rose Library curator Pellom McDaniels

The ILA mourns the death of alumnus Pellom McDaniels, who received his ILA PhD in American Studies in 2007. Dr. McDaniels was a valued member of the Emory community, serving most recently as curator of the African American collections at Emory's Rose Library. We send our thoughts to his family and many friends.

IDEAS Week 2020: Creating Spaces Recap

IDEAS Week 2020: Creating Spaces Recap

IDEAS Week 2020: Creating Spaces took place in the week of February 14-20, 2020. Attendees explored the liberal arts and interdisciplinary education through various community gatherings and conversations.

2020 ILA Undergraduate Spring Research Symposium

2020 ILA Undergraduate Spring Research Symposium

At the end of each spring semester, the ILA hosts their Undergraduate Research Symposium. This event is an integral of the undergraduate experience in the ILA.

To the ILA Graduating Class of 2020

To the ILA Graduating Class of 2020

The faculty and staff of the ILA share their warm wishes to the Interdisciplinary Studies and American Studies Class of 2020.

To the IDEAS Class of 2020

To the IDEAS Class of 2020

The faculty and staff of the ILA share their warm wishes to the IDEAS Fellowship Class of 2020.

IDEAS Fellow Kira Tucker named 2020 Lightkeeper of Emory

IDEAS Fellow Kira Tucker named 2020 Lightkeeper of Emory

The Lightkeeper of Emory recognizes a senior who works to make the world a better place without seeking attention or accolades for his or her actions. The award, established by the Order of Ammon, was first given in 2019.

IDEAS Fellow and IDS major Prasanna Karur creates PlayGround podcast

IDEAS Fellow and IDS major Prasanna Karur creates PlayGround podcast

How can we rediscover our inner child? IDEAS Fellow and IDS major Prasanna Karur explores this question in his podcast PlayGround with guests' childhood adventures and passions to understand how our inner child impacts our lives today. Through each episode and conversation, Prasanna works toward making this world more of a PlayGround, with an emphasis on the play.

Spring 2020 IDS Special Topics course allows students explore Atlanta's cultural history first-hand

Spring 2020 IDS Special Topics course allows students explore Atlanta's cultural history first-hand

The city of Atlanta is right at Emory’s doorstep. Yet, very few courses have been offered that allow students to learn about the city firsthand. Hoping to remedy this, I designed and taught IDS 385: Atlanta Urban and Cultural History this spring.

First-Gen Story Circles

First-Gen Story Circles

November 9, 2020 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Zoom

Celebrating Emory's First-Gen Community!

ILA alumna and IDEAS Fellow Bria Goeller 19C goes viral

ILA alumna and IDEAS Fellow Bria Goeller 19C goes viral

On Saturday, November 7, 2020, ILA alumna and IDEAS Fellow Bria Goeller 19C posted an illustration of Vice President-elect Kamala Harris casting a shadow of Ruby Bridges from artist Norman Rockwell's 1964 The Problem We All Live.