Jan. 7, 2020—An exhibition bringing together 20 artists to interpret an extraordinary but lost "Book of Paintings" created by Afro-Cuban activist José Aponte opens Thursday at the Fine Arts Gallery.
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.
Sep. 7, 2017—In August 2016, Farnsworth grabbed headlines by piloting her fixed-wing, single-engine Cirrus SR22T to Cuba, a feat made possible by the diplomatic thaw underway between the U.S. and the communist nation.
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.
May. 12, 2016—Since 2000, Dan Whittle, a senior attorney for the nonprofit Environmental Defense Fund, has been working to preserve Cuba’s natural resources, including pristine coral reefs and mangrove forests that form a thriving marine habitat.
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.
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.
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.
Aug. 5, 2015—An open house for Vanderbilt's master’s degree program for working adults is set for Aug. 11 on campus.
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.
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.
Dec. 18, 2014—The breakthrough in Cuban-United States relations is important and overdue, says historian Jane Landers of Vanderbilt.