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Dayan’s ‘Legal Sorcery’ to be screened at international art blowout

Aug. 14, 2017—The influence of Haitian vodou rituals on Colin Dayan's research on marginalized populations and the law is depicted in a performance monologue that she recorded for an international art exhibition.

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Kudos: Read about faculty and staff awards, appointments and achievements

Mar. 1, 2017—Read about the latest faculty and staff awards, appointments and achievements.

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Kudos: Colin Dayan in conversation with writer Philip Hoare during London book tour

Mar. 17, 2016—Colin Dayan's new book "Dogs at the Edge of Life" was featured at the London Review Bookshop, where she recently held a conversation with award-winning writer Philip Hoare.

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Professor offers unsettling look at humanity with study of people and their dogs

Jan. 7, 2016—Stories of relationships between dogs and people and actions surrounding those relationships are relayed by Colin Dayan in a new book calling for greater empathy and engagement across class and racial lines.

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Dayan to discuss new book at Barnes & Noble Jan. 16

Jan. 6, 2016—Colin Dayan, Robert Penn Warren Professor of the Humanities and professor of law at Vanderbilt University, will appear at Barnes & Noble at Vanderbilt at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 16, for a very special in-store discussion of her latest book, "With Dogs at the Edge of Life."

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Three Vanderbilt professors awarded Guggenheim Fellowships

Apr. 15, 2013—Three Vanderbilt University professors are among 175 scholars, artists and scientists named the 2013 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellows.

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Dayan inducted into American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Oct. 24, 2012—Colin Dayan, the Robert Penn Warren Professor in the Humanities at Vanderbilt, was among 180 influential artists, scientists, scholars, authors and institutional leaders inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences during a ceremony held in Cambridge, Mass., Oct. 6. Founded in 1780, the academy is one of the nation’s oldest and most prestigious learned...

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A message from Chancellor Zeppos on the state of the university

Aug. 29, 2012—Dear Vanderbilt community, The beginning of a new academic year provides a university community with the opportunity to both reflect on the previous year and look forward, focusing intently on the future. We do so with a great sense of optimism and enthusiasm. While there will certainly be challenges on the horizon, our hard work...

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Faculty honored at 2012 Fall Assembly

Aug. 23, 2012—To see a slide show of photos, visit Vanderbilt’s Flickr page. Earl Sutherland Prize for Achievement in Research was presented to Peter Buerhaus, the Valere Potter Distinguished Professor in the School of Nursing and director of the Center for Interdisciplinary Health at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, at the Fall Faculty Assembly Aug. 23. (Read myVU...

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Colin Dayan named to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Apr. 18, 2012—Colin Dayan, the Robert Penn Warren Professor in the Humanities at Vanderbilt University, has been named to a distinguished class of leaders from academia, business, public affairs, humanities and the arts, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences announced April 17.

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Kudos

Jan. 1, 2012—Devin Bender, a support specialist in the emergency department; Melinda Caudill, a medical technologist in the Virology Laboratory; and Katie Gentry, a child life specialist, each have received the Credo Award, given to staff and faculty who exemplify Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s standards for service and all-around professionalism. Colin Dayan, the Robert Penn Warren Professor...

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Book by Dayan named to top 25 list

Dec. 14, 2011—A book by a Vanderbilt professor about the legal methods used to deprive people of their personhood was named one of the top 25 academic books of the year by Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries. The Law is a White Dog (Princeton University Press) was written by Colin Dayan, the Robert Penn Warren Professor...

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