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Listen: Bruce Morrill: “Encountering Christ in the Eucharist”

Sep. 24, 2012—Listen to an interview with Bruce Morrill, Edward A. Malloy Chair of Catholic Studies and Professor of Theological Studies, about his new book Encountering Christ in the Eucharist: The Paschal Mystery in People, Word, and Sacrament. Interviewed by Chris Benda, Divinity School librarian.

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Listen: Vanderbilt Libraries’ exhibit spotlights beloved entertainers

Sep. 13, 2012—“Stage & Screen: The Star Quality of Vanderbilt’s Performing Arts Collections,” now open at Vanderbilt University’s renovated Central Library and Special Collections, invites viewers to step “behind the curtain” of some of the world’s most memorable productions.

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Diane Sasson: “Yearning for the New Age: Laura Holloway-Langford and Late Victorian Spirituality”

Jul. 26, 2012—Listen to an interview with Diane Sasson, Lecturer in Theology and Women, about her new book Yearning for the New Age: Laura Holloway-Langford and Late Victorian Spirituality. Interviewed by Chris Benda, Divinity School librarian.

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Vanderbilt University professor writes memoir on bipolar son

Jul. 12, 2012—Charlotte Pierce-Baker, a professor of women's and gender studies and English, has written the memoir "This Fragile Life: A Mother's Story of a Bipolar Son."

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Listen: Vanderbilt environment shapes Randall’s novel

May. 15, 2012—Vanderbilt University Writer-in-Residence Alice Randall credits the school’s creative and interdisciplinary approaches to obesity-related diseases like diabetes with providing “fertile ground” for her new novel, Ada’s Rules (Bloomsbury USA).

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Vanderbilt digital archive recovers lost Civil Rights voices

Apr. 27, 2012—Digitized versions of the original reel-to-reel recordings that author Robert Penn Warren conducted with Martin Luther King Jr., Malcolm X and other key leaders in the U.S. Civil Rights Movement are now searchable through the Who Speaks for the Negro website housed at Vanderbilt University.

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William Franke: “Dante and the Sense of Transgression: The Trespass of the Sign”

Apr. 24, 2012—Listen to an interview is with William Franke, Professor of Comparative Literature, Italian, and Religious Studies, about his forthcoming book Dante and the Sense of Transgression: “The Trespass of the Sign.” Interviewed by Chris Benda, Divinity School librarian.

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Bonnie Miller-McLemore: “The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Practical Theology”

Apr. 24, 2012—Listen to an interview is with Bonnie Miller-McLemore, E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Professor of Pastoral Theology and Counseling, about the new book The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Practical Theology, which she edited and to which she contributed the introduction. Interviewed by Chris Benda, Divinity School librarian.

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Alvey, Weintraub address United Nations on music and astronomy

Apr. 24, 2012—Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory Director Rocky Alvey celebrated two things he cares about deeply at the United Nations on April 12: music and astronomy. Singer-songwriter Beth Nielsen Chapman and Alvey’s collaborative album project The Mighty Sky was featured at the U.N.’s celebration of the International Day of Human Space Flight. Hit songwriter Annie Roboff, another album collaborator, joined them...

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Melissa Snarr: All You That Labor: Religion and Ethics in the Living Wage Movement

Mar. 28, 2012—Listen to an interview with Melissa Snarr, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs in the Divinity School and Associate Professor of Ethics and Society, about her new book, All You That Labor: Religion and Ethics in the Living Wage Movement. Interviewed by Chris Benda, Divinity School librarian.

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Listen: From barbecue to Burt, Southern lit conference covers the gamut

Mar. 23, 2012—Approximately 150 professors and graduate students from across the nation with expertise in Southern writing and related topics will gather in Nashville March 29-31 for the Society for the Study of Southern Literature’s biannual conference. This year’s theme is anniversaries, according to Michael Kreyling, the Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Professor of English and president of the professional support...

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Listen: Sign up for Vanderbilt’s Osher Lifelong Learning spring term

Mar. 5, 2012—The schedule has been announced for the spring 2012 Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Vanderbilt University. The healthcare reform crisis, American protest movements, classical music appreciation and Maya culture from ancient to modern times are among subjects that will be covered in spring session.

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