Author: Ann Marie Deer Owens
Jan. 12, 2012—Cultural writer Lewis Hyde, who has a strong interest in the public life of the imagination, will speak at Vanderbilt University’s Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center Jan. 19.
Jan. 10, 2012—Dorothy Johnson, a University of Iowa professor who specializes in 18th and 19th French and European art, will deliver the Norman L. and Roselea J. Goldberg Lecture Jan. 19 at Cohen Hall.
Jan. 5, 2012—As SEC basketball heats up at Memorial Gym, the Sustainability and Environmental Management Office has an important reminder for fans. Please take advantage of the opportunity to use those green bins awaiting your discarded plastic cups and containers.
Jan. 5, 2012—Nashville’s need for more affordable housing and the impact of possible policy solutions are the focus of a Jan. 17 panel discussion at Vanderbilt Law School’s Flynn Auditorium from 5 to 6:30 p.m.
Dec. 20, 2011— Many folks look forward to holiday traditions like decorating, shopping and entertaining this time of year. The Sustainability and Environmental Management Office has put together a list of 15 actions that can tweak your traditions to make them a little greener. ...
Dec. 13, 2011—The Jewish Annotated New Testament, co-edited by Amy-Jill Levine and Marc Zvi Brettler, offers insight into how first-century Gospel readers would have understood the message of Jesus' birth.
Nov. 30, 2011—The 20-minute bloody birth scene in Breaking Dawn – Part One continues a long line of horror films featuring women giving birth to otherworldly creatures, says Kelly Oliver, a Vanderbilt University philosophy professor who is writing a book on images of pregnancy in recent movies and popular culture.
Nov. 17, 2011—The schedule of winter 2012 non-credit classes offered by the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Vanderbilt include aging and sexuality, reflections of life in Civil War Tennessee, the future of medicine and Humphrey Bogart film classics.
Nov. 16, 2011—A recent study by Vanderbilt’s Center for Latin American Studies suggests that a key to bringing more jobs to Tennessee might lie in recruiting investment from emerging markets such as Mexico.
Nov. 16, 2011—Give to the Nashville Public Education Foundation and support the Teaching and Learning in Urban Schools program or other community agencies With vital support from the Nashville Public Education Foundation, some Peabody College professional students are helping to build expertise in Nashville’s urban schools. A partnership between top-ranked Peabody College of education and human development...
Nov. 14, 2011—Watch video of Isaac Nehama speaking at the 2011 Holocaust Lecture Series. Isaac Nehama, a Holocaust survivor from Greece, recounts his experiences as a traditional Sephardic Jew. When German troops began to occupy the area in 1943, Nehma fled to Thessaly. Most of his other family members went into hiding. Nehama returned to Athens in 1994 and...