Society and Culture
Jan. 26, 2016—While in residence, Katharine Donato will analyze how race and gender affect how immigrants find their place in the United States.
Jan. 21, 2016—The "Vanderbilt Historical Review" is online and ready for readers, with a semiannual publication schedule planned from now on.
Jan. 15, 2016—Vanderbilt Divinity students can enhance their global education while learning leadership skills through creative, self-directed projects funded by Imaginations Grants.
Jan. 7, 2016—Stories of relationships between dogs and people and actions surrounding those relationships are relayed by Colin Dayan in a new book calling for greater empathy and engagement across class and racial lines.
Dec. 17, 2015—Vanderbilt historian Arleen Tuchman is getting some assistance with her work on a book about the cultural history of diabetes.
Dec. 9, 2015—Vanderbilt music professor Doug Shadle wants American composers of the 19th century to finally get a fair hearing, more than a hundred years after they lived and worked.
Dec. 8, 2015—Successful arts communities are anchored by three types of "artist-activists," visionaries who create opportunities for artists to develop their craft.
Dec. 8, 2015—The family of the songwriter who wrote "Gentle on My Mind" has donated 2,500 books on musicians and Southern music to the library at Blair School of Music at Vanderbilt.
Dec. 1, 2015—Historian Michael Bess said that he found a whole new world of imminent advances in biotechnology that promise to transform society while he was researching 'Our Grandchildren Redesigned.'
Nov. 23, 2015—The environmental sociology major is the first environmental and sustainability studies major outside of the sciences at Vanderbilt and one of the first such majors in the country.