Perspectives on the Ellman Lectures

by Emory Faculty and Students

The following interviews discuss the history of the Richard Ellman Lectures.

We invite you to listen to voices from the Emory community.

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Rosemary Magee, director of the Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, talks about the Ellmann Lectures and seeing Margaret Atwood during the 2010 event.


Joseph Skibell, former director of the Ellmann Lectures, talks about the role the event has in the intellectual community.

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Levin Arnsperger, an Emory graduate student, enjoys the Ellmann Lectures for the imaginative use of language—no matter what the topic.


Michelle Miles, an Emory graduate student, describes what she's learned about the Ellmann Lectures working behind the scenes.

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Emory University Historian Gary Hauk describes how the Ellmann Lectures have grown as a series through the years.


Emory University President Emeritus James Wagner recounts a Salman Rushdie moment during the 2004 event.



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