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Campos-Pons strengthens Vanderbilt-Cuban cultural ties through art exhibition

Apr. 22, 2019—A longtime dream has come true for Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons, who is connecting Nashville to her Cuban hometown through a satellite art exhibition under the auspices of the Havana Biennial.

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Register now for Osher 2017 winter classes at Vanderbilt

Nov. 21, 2016—The diverse classes offered by the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Vanderbilt for winter 2017 include a look behind the scenes of 'Romeo and Juliet,' Perry Wallace's inspiring story, and steel drum band.

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Race to preserve slavery-era records to be discussed at VU conference

Oct. 13, 2015—Scholars interested in saving fast-disappearing slave records with digital archiving will gather at Vanderbilt's Jean and Alexander Heard Library Oct. 15-17 to compare notes.

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U.S.-Cuban relations topic of Williamson County Library talk

Sep. 22, 2015—The history of U.S.-Cuban relations will be the focus of Frank Robinson's talk at the Williamson County Public Library Sept. 25.

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Artist Coco Fusco speaks on performance and politics in Cuba Sept. 22

Sep. 16, 2015—Interdisciplinary artist and writer Coco Fusco will introduce her forthcoming book, "Dangerous Moves: Politics and Performance in Cuba, on Tuesday," Sept. 22, at 4:10 p.m. at Vanderbilt's Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center.

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Courses on Vietnam, Woody Allen films part of fall MLAS curriculum

Aug. 5, 2015—An open house for Vanderbilt's master’s degree program for working adults is set for Aug. 11 on campus.

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Vanderbilt student-athletes visit Cuba

Jul. 21, 2015—A group of Vanderbilt student-athletes and administrators, including Athletics Director David Williams, have teamed with Nashville-based Soles4Souls for a seven-day international service trip to Cuba -- just as the United States is enjoying full embassy status in Havana for the first time in decades.

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Op-ed: Cuba: notes from a frequent visitor

Dec. 22, 2014—Jane Landers, Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Professor of History, says that the breakthrough in U.S.-Cuban relations is long overdue, but Cuba must still address its profound social problems.

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Vanderbilt expert: U.S. normalization of relations with Cuba ‘hugely important, long overdue’

Dec. 18, 2014—The breakthrough in Cuban-United States relations is important and overdue, says historian Jane Landers of Vanderbilt.

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