Apr. 17, 2012—The “Thinking Out of the (Lunch) Box: Conversations with a Philosophical Flavor” series hosted by David Wood continues May 2 with a discussion led by Mona Frederick, executive director of the Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities at Vanderbilt, and Kate Rattner, the Warren Center’s activities coordinator. Mona Frederick The topic will be “Recovering Lost...
Jan. 4, 2012—Vanderbilt Law School and the Black Law Student Association will bring in civil rights activist D’Army Bailey to speak Jan 12 in commemoration of the life and legacy of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.
Jan. 3, 2012—U.S. Congressman and legendary civil rights activist John Lewis will deliver the keynote address Jan. 16 at an event commemorating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Jul. 7, 2011—Daniel J. Sharfstein, associate professor of law, has been awarded an Alphonse Fletcher Sr. Fellowship by the Fletcher Foundation.
Apr. 8, 2011—Early Civil Rights period focus of discussion Eric Etheridge, Charles Euchner and Alex Heard – three Vanderbilt University alumni who have written important books about the early years of the Civil Rights Movement – will return to their alma mater for a discussion and book signing on April 21. “From Jim Crow to the March...
Nashville civil rights leaders gather April 30 at Vanderbilt to discuss how ’The Movement’ can be used for social change today
Apr. 22, 2010— Efforts by Nashville’s civil rights activists were key to the historic national struggle for civil rights. On Friday, April 30, members of Nashville’s movement will gather at Vanderbilt University to discuss their experiences.