Jun. 23, 2020—“Dying of Whiteness: How the Politics of Racial Resentment Is Killing America’s Heartland” by Professor Jonathan Metzl has been awarded the 2020 Robert F. Kennedy Book Award.
Oct. 18, 2018—The Friends of Vanderbilt's Libraries will host their own version of "Antiques Roadshow," where the public can bring everything from antique papers to modern-day novels for evaluation Nov. 7.
Apr. 20, 2018—We can go to Mars—soon. But should we? Astronomy Professor David Weintraub asks the ethical questions in his new book, "Life on Mars: What to Know Before We Go."
Jan. 4, 2018—Creating a children's Bible storybook that reflects excellence in biblical scholarship and diversity in families were among goals for a new publication with many Divinity School 'voices.'
Jul. 28, 2017—Amy-Jill Levine's scholarship on Jesus' parables is the basis for a new children's book that she co-authored with Sandy Eisenberg Sasso.
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.
Sep. 5, 2014—The new book 'Law and Neuroscience' is the definitive reference book on the use of neuroscientific evidence in courtrooms.
May. 31, 2011—The legal safeguard habeas corpus is being used in ways it was never intended, resulting in a costly waste of scarce legal resources and taxpayer dollars, according to two researchers who have studied thousands of habeas cases.
Apr. 29, 2011—The role of language and books in current culture and the impact of reading material on personal experiences are among the themes for the installations, titled “heard mentality.”
Jan. 19, 2011—The Association for Jewish Studies has recognized a book by Vanderbilt professor Shaul Kelner as outstanding scholarship in the field of Jewish Studies. Kelner, assistant professor of sociology and Jewish studies, was presented the 2010 Jordan Schnitzer Book Award last month at the AJS conference in Boston for Tours That Bind: Diaspora, Pilgrimage and Israeli...