Special Programs

LGS offers innovative programming in a range of areas, from diversity to professional development and career planning. We also support unique programs that foster interdisciplinary collaboration, scholarship and research.

Click on a program below to learn more. 

The Letters of Samuel Beckett

The Letters of Samuel Beckett is the first comprehensive edition of the letters of Irish-born writer Samuel Beckett (1906-1989), providing access to primary sources now scattered in archives and private collections world-wide.

Beckett Letters

New Thinkers/New Leaders Fund

The New Thinkers/New Leaders Fund is an LGS program designed to promote interdisciplinary innovation, intellectual enrichment, creative explorations in pedagogy and career pathways, and improvement to the climate and quality of graduate education.

New Thinkers/New Leaders

Laney Symposium

The Laney Symposium carries forward the vision of Emory’s 19th President, James T. Laney by fostering conversation about how graduate education touches important and difficult problems facing local, national, and global communities.

Laney Symposium

African Critical Inquiry Program

The African Critical Inquiry Program (ACIP) seeks to advance inquiry and debate about the roles of public cultural domains and institutions in shaping identities and society in South Africa after colonialism and apartheid. 

ACIP