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Open Access Author's Receptions

Held each year during Open Access Week in October, the reception celebrates Emory authors from across the university who have published open access books or journal articles over the previous year.

Sponsors include the Center for Faculty Development and Excellence, Digital Publishing in the Humanities, Emory Center for Digital Scholarship, and the Emory Libraries' Scholarly Communications Office.

Past Receptions


October 19 - 23, 2020

Featured speakers

This year’s featured authors were highlighted in virtual conversations about their work for open access week.

Harshita Mruthinti Kamath, Author of Impersonations: : The Artifice of Brahmin Masculinity in South Indian Dance (University of California Press Foundation and the Ahmanson Foundation Endowment Fund in Humanities)

Lauren F. Klein, Author of An Archive of Taste: : Race and Eating in the Early United States (University of Minnesota Press)

Deboleena Roy, Author of Molecular Feminisms: : Biology, Becomings, and Life in the Lab (University of Washington Press, 2018)

Cynthia Willett, Author of Uproarious: : How Feminists and Other Subversive Comics Speak Truth (University of Minnesota Press)

Elizabeth Wilson, Author of A Silvan Tomkins Handbook: Foundations for Affect Theory (University of Minnesota Press)

Jacob L. Wright, Author of War, Memory, and National Identity in the Hebrew Bible (Cambridge University Press)

October 22, 2019

Featured Speakers

Michael Elliott, Dean of Emory College of Arts and Sciences

Deboleena Roy, Author of Molecular Feminisms: Biology, Becomings, and Life in the Lab (University of Washington Press, 2018)

Jesse Karlsberg, Series editor of Sounding Spirit (Emory Center of Digital Scholarship and University of North Carolina Press)

Solveig A. Cunningham, Co-author of “Unhealthy weight among children in Spain and the role of the home environment” (BMC Research Notes, 2018)

Lisa Macklin, Director of Research, Engagement, and Scholarly Communications for Emory Libraries

November 13, 2018