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Booker Prize-winning author Julian Barnes to speak at Vanderbilt March 23

Mar. 7, 2016—Julian Barnes, who won the Man Booker Prize in 2011 for his novel "The Sense of an Ending," will read from and discuss his works on Wednesday, March 23, as part of the Vanderbilt University Chancellor’s Lecture Series.

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Insights about Bush 41 shared during Presidents Day forum

Feb. 17, 2016—George H.W. Bush was the subject of a Presidents Day Chancellor's Lecture Series event featuring Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos, Sen. Lamar Alexander and Bush biographer Jon Meacham.

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Meacham to discuss Bush 41 biography joined by Alexander, Zeppos Feb. 15

Jan. 29, 2016—Vanderbilt University Distinguished Visiting Professor and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jon Meacham, U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander and Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos will discuss Meacham’s latest book, "Destiny and Power: The American Odyssey of George Herbert Walker Bush," on Feb. 15 in the next installment of the Chancellor’s Lecture Series.

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‘ALIEN: The Musical’ performance featured at Chancellor’s Lecture Jan. 26

Jan. 5, 2016—A popular, locally produced musical that explores themes of immigration, race, politics and class struggle will be performed Tuesday, Jan. 26, at Blair School of Music as part of the Vanderbilt Chancellor's Lecture Series.

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Equal Justice Initiative founder Bryan Stevenson to speak at Vanderbilt Jan. 15

Dec. 15, 2015—Bryan Stevenson, a law professor at New York University and the founder and executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative in Montgomery, Alabama, will speak on Friday, Jan. 15, as part of the Vanderbilt Chancellor’s Lecture Series.

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Holder launches 2015-16 Chancellor’s Lecture Series

Nov. 9, 2015—Former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder appeared at Vanderbilt’s Benton Chapel Friday evening in his first public speaking engagement since stepping down as the nation’s chief law enforcement officer in April 2015.

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Eric Holder to give talk Nov. 6 at Vanderbilt

Nov. 3, 2015—Eric Holder, attorney general of the United States from 2009 to April 2015, will deliver a talk on Friday, Nov. 6, as part of the Vanderbilt University Chancellor’s Lecture Series.

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The Honorable Eric H. Holder, 82nd attorney general of the United States, to speak at Vanderbilt Nov. 6

Oct. 19, 2015—Eric Holder, attorney general of the United States from 2009 to April 2015, will deliver a talk on Friday, Nov. 6, as part of the 2015-16 Vanderbilt Chancellor’s Lecture Series.

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Belafonte, historians reflect on civil rights, Selma at Chancellor’s Lecture

Jan. 14, 2015—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos and historians Annette Gordon-Reed and Michael Beschloss joined Harry Belafonte Jan. 13 for a far-reaching conversation on the history, legality and politics surrounding the Voting Rights Act of 1965.

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Harry Belafonte, historians discuss anniversary of Voting Rights Act

Dec. 19, 2014—Legendary performer and social activist Harry Belafonte, award-winning historian Michael Beschloss and Harvard professor and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Annette Gordon-Reed will appear at Vanderbilt Jan. 13 for a conversation marking the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act.

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Bush talks politics during Chancellor’s Lecture

Oct. 29, 2014—Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush joined Vanderbilt Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos and Distinguished Visiting Professor Jon Meacham for a conversation Oct. 28 in Ingram Hall.

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Vanderbilt hosts ‘A Conversation with Jeb Bush’ Oct. 28

Oct. 10, 2014—Jeb Bush, Florida’s 43rd governor and a member of one of America’s pre-eminent political families, will join Vanderbilt Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos and Distinguished Visiting Professor Jon Meacham in conversation Tuesday, Oct. 28.

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