Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center
Oct. 2, 2014—An esteemed group of panelists will reflect on Bishop Joseph A. Johnson Jr. as a scholar, a bishop and a civil rights activist in honor of the 100th anniversary of his birth and the 60th anniversary of his graduation as Vanderbilt’s first African American student.
Oct. 2, 2014—Legendary singer-songwriter George Clinton will speak at a Vanderbilt symposium Oct. 18 on "Afrofuturism in Black Theology."
Aug. 19, 2014—The late Bishop Joseph Johnson, the Rev. Becca Stevens and the Rev. Dr. Thomas Ogletree are the 2014 Divinity/GDR Distinguished Alumni/ae.
Aug. 15, 2014—Georgetown University law professor and Vanderbilt alumna Sheryll Cashin will discuss her new book on affirmative action Sept. 4 in the first Chancellor's Lecture of the academic year.
Aug. 6, 2014—The Vanderbilt community is invited to the Diverse Dores Community Jamboree on Wednesday, Sept. 3, from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. The event is hosted by the Office of Intercultural Affairs, International Student and Scholar Services, the Office of the University Chaplain and Religious Life, The Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center, the Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center, the...
Feb. 13, 2014—Vanderbilt's LGBTQI Life in collaboration with the Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center will host a screening of Brother Outsider: The Life of Bayard Rustin Feb. 19 at 7:30 p.m. The movie will be followed by a discussion.
Aug. 23, 2013—Vanderbilt will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington with a midday event Aug. 28. On the evening of Sept. 5, the Rev. Carolyn McKinstry will speak at a free public event in Benton Chapel.
Feb. 5, 2013—Melissa Harris-Perry, host of her own show on MSNBC and a professor of political science at Tulane University, will discuss “Race, Health and Justice” Feb. 18 at Vanderbilt University's Langford Auditorium.
Jan. 14, 2013—Vanderbilt has grown up alongside its hometown to play a leading role in the life of the larger community—employing nearly 25,000 people; providing a Level 1 trauma center and top-ranked hospitals that admit around 65,000 patients a year; and generating millions of dollars for the local economy through athletics, cultural events, and a vast array of intellectual offerings. And that’s just for starters.