Founders Week

Founders Week commemorates the first meeting of the Board of Trustees on February 6, 1837, following the founding of Emory College. The midwinter program highlights opportunities to participate in the rich diversity of academic and campus life.

2019 Founders Week Schedule

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Sunday, February 3

The Bach Bowl

Monday, February 4

James Weldon Johnson Institute: OutKast and the Rise of the Hip Hop South

Wednesday, February 6

Founders Day Celebration

Turkish Lecture Series: Turkey's Tenuous Relationship with the West

Michael C. Carlos Museum Anniversary: The Deer and the Pharaoh: A Century of the Carlos Museum with University Historian Gary Hauk

"ALL IN a Day" Day of Giving

Thursday, February 7

Convocation Hall Open House

Thrower Symposium: Exploring Gun Violence in Modern America: Law, Policy, and Social Movements

Provost Lecture Series: Addressing Bias in Technology

Friday, February 8

Department of Art History Lecture: Art and Identity with Kwame Anthony Appiah

Women's Basketball v. Washington University

Men's Basketball v. Washington University

Saturday, February 9

Jazz Fest 2019: Big Band Night