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Listen: Philosophy talks continue with Robert Talisse

Feb. 28, 2012—  A new series of talks – the Berry Lectures in Public Philosophy – continues March 1 with Robert Talisse, professor and chair of philosophy. He will discuss “Must Life Be Tragic?” Video of Talisse’s lecture is scheduled to be posted afterward at news.vanderbilt.edu. In addition, Jeffrey Tlumark will address “Do We Have Free Will?...

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Listen: Vanderbilt’s Dave Perkins debuts movie soundtrack

Feb. 10, 2012—Vanderbilt Divinity School’s Dave Perkins will debut the soundtrack for the new independent feature film Deadline on Feb. 3. The plot of Deadline, which premieres Feb. 15 in Nashville, is inspired by the true events of the unsolved murder of an African American teen in rural Alabama. Perkins, a noted blues-rock musician, will perform at...

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Feature film ‘Deadline’ has Vanderbilt ties on both sides of the camera

Feb. 9, 2012—Click arrow above to listen to an InterVU with Deadline music composer Dave Perkins.   A locally produced feature film premiering Feb. 15 has several Vanderbilt connections. Deadline, based on the novel Grievances by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Mark Ethridge, features several Vanderbilt staff members, faculty and alumni on both sides of the camera. The film,...

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Listen: Jane Austen dances attract large crowd to Alumni Hall

Feb. 8, 2012—Novelist Jane Austen loved to dance and so does the Vanderbilt community, judging by the large turnout for “An Evening of Jane Austen Dances,” taught by Susan Kevra, senior lecturer in French and American Studies Feb 2 in the Alumni Hall Ballroom.

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Listen: International Lens continues free film series this spring

Feb. 6, 2012—  Outstanding dramatic and documentary works are free and open to the public through the acclaimed International Lens film series, which has announced its spring line-up of films. Listen to InterVU with Marci Angevine, International Lens co-chair.        

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Superlative Celluloid

Feb. 1, 2012—Click arrow above to listen to an InterVU with International Lens co-chair Marci Angevine about the spring 2012 film schedule.   International Lens’ diverse line-up is pure gold for Nashville cinephiles When Sherif Barsoum came to Vanderbilt in 2007 as director of International Student and Scholar Services, he discovered a wonderful campus theater in Sarratt...

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Listen: Website offers window into daily life in Civil War Tennessee

Jan. 30, 2012—Little-known stories of how Civil War-era Tennesseans lived their lives away from the battlefield are now accessible on the Shades of Gray and Blue website, created through a collaborative effort of Vanderbilt Libraries, Middle Tennessee State University Walker Library and the Center for Historical Preservation at Middle Tennessee State University.

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John McClure: Mashup religion – Pop music and theological invention

Jan. 27, 2012—Listen to an interview with John McClure, the Charles G. Finney Professor of Preaching and Worship, about his new book, Mashup Religion:  Pop Music and Theological Invention. Interviewed by Chris Benda, Divinity School librarian.

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Listen: Vandy basketball fans encouraged to recycle

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.

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Listen: Stay green over the holidays

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.                          ...

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Listen: Sign up for Vanderbilt’s Osher Lifelong Learning winter classes

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.

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Listen: Vanderbilt scholars explore Bible’s relevance to today’s world

Nov. 9, 2011—The Bible can draw politically and religiously polarized groups closer together if they view scripture through the lenses of different beliefs and interpretations, say Vanderbilt University Divinity School professors Amy-Jill Levine and Doug Knight.

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