chancellor’s lecture series
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.