American Studies Program
May. 1, 2014—When Katie Walden came to Vanderbilt’s Blair School of Music, she believed a piano bench would always be in her future. But four years of learning and exploration have led her to a different kind of bench—a baseball bench.
Apr. 22, 2014—The Center for Teaching's Celebration of Learning featured students and the products of their learning experiences in courses at Vanderbilt this year.
Apr. 3, 2014—Owen Jones was named winner of the Joe B. Wyatt Distinguished University Professor Award at Spring Faculty Assembly. Also honored with awards were Teresa Goddu, Jay Clayton, Marc Hetherington and Leigh Gilchrist.
Mar. 27, 2014—A Center for Medicine, Health and Society forum titled "The Politics of Childhood Vaccines" is set for April 9 in Light Hall.
Oct. 10, 2013—Vanderbilt University will celebrate the fall launch of Latino and Latina Studies, a new multidisciplinary program, with several events during Hispanic Heritage Month, including an Oct. 15 talk by author Joy Castro.
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.
Jan. 24, 2012—The Vanderbilt community is invited to attend “An Evening of Jane Austen Dances” at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 2 in Alumni Hall’s Ballroom 203. Author Jane Austen loved to dance and references the English country dances of her time in her novels. Experience them yourself through a workshop taught by Susan Kevra, Vanderbilt senior lecturer in...
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.
Oct. 4, 2011—Polar Probings: Sculpture by Gabriel Warren opens at the Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery with a gallery talk and reception on Thursday, Oct. 13. The reception is scheduled from 5 to 7 p.m., with the talk at 6 p.m., at the Fine Arts Gallery in Cohen Memorial Hall. Warren creates sculptures using natural ice formations as source...
Aug. 1, 2011—The Sustainability Project sparks a campus dialogue about our relationship with the environment and commitment to its future Bangladesh, in South Asia, is a flat, low-lying land situated between the melting snowcaps of the Himalayas and the rising waters of the Bay of Bengal. As the world warms due to climate change,...
May. 4, 2011—Faculty and graduate students who participated in Vanderbilt Center for Teaching programs this academic year were recognized.
Noted photographer, environmental activist J Henry Fair talks ‘Industrial Scars’ March 1 at Vanderbilt University
Feb. 17, 2011— Noted photographer and environmentalist J Henry Fair will give a talk on and do a slide presentation of images from “Industrial Scars,” his exploration of the detritus of consumer society through large-scale aerial photographs and documentary research, Tuesday, March 1, at 7 p.m. at Vanderbilt University. The event is free and open to the...