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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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Acclaimed fiction writer and Vanderbilt faculty member Lorrie Moore to speak

Sep. 2, 2014—Distinguished American fiction writer Lorrie Moore will discuss her latest work Sept. 16 in the next installment of Vanderbilt’s Chancellor’s Lecture Series.

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Sheryll Cashin to give fresh take on affirmative action Sept. 4 at Vanderbilt

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.

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Goldfarb to demonstrate bionic prosthetics at March 25 Chancellor’s Lecture

Feb. 28, 2014—Michael Goldfarb, named by "Popular Mechanics" as one of the “10 Innovators Who Changed the World in 2013,” will deliver the March 25 Chancellor’s Lecture at Vanderbilt University.

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Brave Genius: A Scientist, a Philosopher and Their Daring Adventures from the French Resistance to the Nobel Prize


Nov. 30, 2013—Award-winning scientist, author and educator Sean B. Carroll illuminates the never-before-told account of the intersection of two of the most insightful minds of the 20th century, biologist Jacques Monod and writer and philosopher Albert Camus, during a Nov. 19 Chancellor’s Lecture at Vanderbilt University. Carroll discusses his book Brave Genius: A Scientist, a Philosopher and...

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‘Morning Joe’ team will discuss future of Republican Party at Vanderbilt University event

Nov. 11, 2013—Joe Scarborough and his "Morning Joe" co-host Mika Brzezinski will share a nuanced examination of the unexpected rise and what Scarborough describes as the "self-inflicted fall" of the Republican Party during a Dec. 2 Chancellor’s Lecture Series event at Vanderbilt University.

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Award-winning scientist and author Sean Carroll to discuss new book Nov. 19

Nov. 7, 2013—Award-winning scientist, author and educator Sean B. Carroll will illuminate the never-before-told account of the intersection of two of the most insightful minds of the 20th century during a Nov. 19 Chancellor’s Lecture at Vanderbilt.

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