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.

IDEAS Week 2021: Keynote Lecture

IDEAS Week 2021: Keynote Lecture

February 22, 2021 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

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Join the IDEAS Fellowship for the second event in IDEAS Week 2021, a keynote lecture delivered by former CEO of the Woodruff Arts Center, Doug Shipman, and Dr. Fahamu Pecou, founder of the African Diaspora Art Museum of Atlanta.

IDEAS Week 2021: Da Vinci Talks

IDEAS Week 2021: Da Vinci Talks

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Come see three undergraduates present their individual research and vote for your favorite!

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.

IDEAS Week 2021: Open Lunch

IDEAS Week 2021: Open Lunch

February 19, 2021 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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Join the IDEAS Fellows for an open discussion at one of their weekly lunch meetings

Robertson Graduate Fellow in Science and Society

Robertson Graduate Fellow in Science and Society

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The Nat C. Robertson Endowment in Science & Society, in collaboration with the Institute for the Liberal Arts (ILA), requests applications for this inaugural year-long graduate student fellowship from September 1, 2021-August 31, 2022.

Robertson Graduate Fellow in Science and Society

Robertson Graduate Fellow in Science and Society

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The Nat C. Robertson Endowment in Science & Society, in collaboration with the Institute for the Liberal Arts (ILA), requests applications for this inaugural year-long graduate student fellowship from September 1, 2021-August 31, 2022.

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.

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.