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Indigenous use of digital media focus of VU-MTSU conference March 26-28

Mar. 23, 2015—The InDigital Latin American Conference: Indigenous Engagement with Digital and Electronic Media will cover indigenous filmmaking as well as indigenous engagement with radio, television, DVDs, photography, social media and more.

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‘Third Wave’ coffee movement focus of Vanderbilt discussion

Feb. 2, 2015—The Vanderbilt Institute for Coffee Research will bring together a panel of experts to discuss the Third Wave coffee revolution and its impact on fair trade and other issues for workers.

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What is the good life?

Dec. 29, 2014—Looking at similarities between different cultures can tell us a lot about what "the good life" means for everyone, says anthropologist Ted Fischer.

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Vanderbilt student and staff member part of Obama Nashville visit

Dec. 11, 2014—A Vanderbilt doctoral student in Brazilian history and a staff member with the Center for Latin American Studies had a memorable day as drivers for President Obama's Dec. 9 visit to Nashville.

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VU Center for Latin American Studies and Nashville Opera announce collaboration

Nov. 14, 2014—A new collaboration between the Center for Latin American Studies and Nashville Opera will expand programming around the first opera in Spanish to be presented in Nashville.

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Latin American artist Guayasamín featured in Vanderbilt exhibit

Nov. 11, 2014—An interactive reproduction of a prominent mural by Latin American artist Oswaldo Guayasamín will be on display at the Sarratt Center Nov. 14-Dec. 14 and then at The Commons Center Jan. 5-30.

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Center for Latin American Studies receives $1.8 million federal grant

Oct. 23, 2014—The U.S. Department of Education has awarded a $1.8 million grant to the Center for Latin American Studies for interdisciplinary projects.

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Vanderbilt University honors 20 as emeriti faculty

May. 9, 2014—Twenty retiring faculty members were recognized during Vanderbilt’s Commencement ceremony May 9, when the university honored their years of service and bestowed on them the title of emeritus or emerita faculty.

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Focus is on creative process at VU immigration reform symposium

Feb. 14, 2014—"Art, Advocacy and Action," a symposium on immigration reform, will be co-presented by Vanderbilt University Divinity School and the Cal Turner Program for Moral Leadership in the Professions Feb. 20-21.

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Service learning in Latin America topic of next WOW

Feb. 12, 2014—International Student and Scholar Services invites you to World on Wednesdays, where members of the Vanderbilt community engage in lectures, presentations and conversations about global issues. The next WOW topic is “Service Learning Opportunities in Latin America,” to be presented by the Center for Latin American Studies. The event is scheduled from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday,...

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Bound for life: The Aztec blood link to the gods begins at birth

Feb. 10, 2014—When an Aztec child was born, soothsayers would consult the birth almanacs contained in codices to determine the most auspicious date to initiate the child into the Aztec community.

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Free concert features Andean indigenous musical elements

Nov. 26, 2013—Vanderbilt University's Center for Latin American Studies and Blair School of Music will bring to life Misa Criolla – a performance of musical works by the late Argentine composer and pianist Ariel Ramírez – Dec. 3 at 5:30 p.m. in Scarritt-Bennett Wightman Chapel.

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