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Emerita professor signs memoir about son’s struggle with bipolar disorder Dec. 3

Nov. 28, 2016—Charlotte Pierce-Baker, Vanderbilt professor of women's and gender studies and English, emerita, will sign copies of her book This Fragile Life beginning at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, at Barnes & Noble at Vanderbilt.

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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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(Lunch) Box series resumes with memoir of bipolar son

Sep. 3, 2013—Charlotte Pierce-Baker will discuss her memoir This Fragile Life: A Mother's Story of a Bipolar Son when Thinking Out of the (Lunch) Box: Conversations with a Philosophical Flavor with David Wood resumes Sept. 4.

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2012 Southern Festival of Books features Vanderbilt faculty

Oct. 11, 2012—Vanderbilt professors are well represented among the authors participating in the 2012 Southern Festival of Books: A Celebration of the Written Word Oct. 12, 13 and 14 in downtown Nashville. The free festival, which began in 1989, is a three-day celebration of authors, writing and reading. Every author on the program takes part in a session, either...

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2012 Southern Festival of Books features Vanderbilt faculty

Oct. 5, 2012—Vanderbilt professors are well represented among the authors participating in the 2012 Southern Festival of Books: A Celebration of the Written Word Oct. 12, 13 and 14 in downtown Nashville. The free festival, which began in 1989, is a three-day celebration of authors, writing and reading. Every author on the program takes part in a...

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Pierce-Baker to read from memoir this week

Sep. 10, 2012—Charlotte Pierce-Baker, a professor of women’s and gender studies and of English at Vanderbilt, will appear at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 10, at Parnassus Books. The bookstore is located at 3900 Hillsboro Pike,
 Suite 14, in Green Hills. She will read for students, faculty and Nashville neighbors at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, at Barnes...

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Pierce-Baker to read from memoir at upcoming events

Aug. 28, 2012—Charlotte Pierce-Baker will give two upcoming readings of her acclaimed memoir This Fragile Life: A Mother’s Story of a Bipolar Son. Pierce-Baker, a professor of women’s and gender studies and of English at Vanderbilt, will appear at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 10, at Parnassus Books. The bookstore is located at 3900 Hillsboro Pike,
 Suite 14, in...

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Vanderbilt University professor writes memoir on bipolar son

Jul. 12, 2012—Charlotte Pierce-Baker, a professor of women's and gender studies and English, has written the memoir "This Fragile Life: A Mother's Story of a Bipolar Son."

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Pierce-Baker to read from and sign new book

Jun. 1, 2012—Charlotte Pierce-Baker has authored This Fragile Life: A Mother’s Story of a Bipolar Son, now available in bookstores and by digital download. Pierce-Baker is a professor of women’s and gender studies and a professor of English at Vanderbilt. At 2 p.m. Saturday, June 16, Pierce-Baker will read from and sign her book at Barnes & Noble...

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Eischen, Oliver, Pierce-Baker to be honored by Women’s Center

Mar. 8, 2012—The Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center will present its Mentoring Award to Christine Eischen, associate professor of pathology, microbiology and immunology; and Kelly Oliver, the W. Alton Jones Professor of Philosophy, during the Cuninggim Lecture on Women in Culture and Society Tuesday, March 13. The Women’s Center also will present its Mary Jane Werthan Award to Charlotte Pierce-Baker, professor...

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Sexual assault awareness month events April 14, 20

Apr. 13, 2011—April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

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