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‘Ambassadors of Autism’ art exhibit opens April 26

Apr. 22, 2019—“Ambassadors of Autism,” a fine art exhibit designed to raise awareness of autism, those who are on the spectrum and their abilities, and those dealing with autism in various roles, will open at the Curb Center at Vanderbilt on Friday, April 26. An opening reception is scheduled from 5 to 7 p.m.

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¡BLAIR! Conductors Symposium

Apr. 11, 2019—A roundtable discussion with music directors from Colombia, Panama, Peru, The Dominican Republic, and Costa Rica about the role of youth music programs in Latin America; recruitment and retention of at-risk youth; strategies for promoting responsibility, leadership, and team work.

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Reading and conversation: Florence Dore with Nashville Musician Kevin Gordon April 11

Apr. 5, 2019—Join the Curb Center for reading and conversation with Florence Dore, professor of English at UNC-Chapel Hill and author of Novel Sounds, Southern Fiction in the Age of Rock and Roll. Dore will be joined by Nashville musician, Kevin Gordon, who will also be performing along side his band.

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REAL Speaker Series: Nicole Robinson,’Dismantling Social Inequities through the Lens of Intersectionality’

Apr. 4, 2019—This event is presented in partnership by Metro Arts and The Curb Center for Art Enterprise and Public Policy at Vanderbilt.

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Black Lunch Table’s Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

Mar. 19, 2019—Learn how to create, update and improve Wikipedia articles pertaining to the lives and works of under-documented artists of color.

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Writer Ted Chiang coming to campus March 18-19

Mar. 6, 2019—Renowned writer Ted Chiang will visit campus to offer two talks March 18-19.

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ArtLab @ Vanderbilt hosts opening reception Jan. 18

Jan. 3, 2019—Faculty, staff and graduate and undergraduate students will explore the intersection of art and science through a new exhibition that highlights the work of past ArtLab participants and introduces new ArtLab fellows.

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Diverse voices speak out on the arts at Chancellor’s Town Hall

Oct. 4, 2018—Expanding trans-institutional collaborations and strengthening support for student research were among ideas voiced at a Chancellor’s Town Hall on the impact of the arts on campus and in society.

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Leadership expansion announced at Curb Center for Art, Enterprise and Public Policy

Sep. 25, 2018—Jay Clayton has been reappointed as director of the Curb Center for Art, Enterprise and Public Policy and is joined by new Associate Director Alexandre Frenette. The two will continue to expand the reach and visibility of the Curb Center and its core programs and activities.

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Vanderbilt Libraries to host ‘Cultural Heritage in the Age of Big Data’ symposium June 1

May. 3, 2018—Vanderbilt University Libraries' annual cultural heritage symposium June 1 will explore the ethical dimensions of digital scholarship.

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Curb Center boot camp will explore mindfulness in creative practice Feb. 16

Feb. 2, 2018—Our spring 2018 Creative Practice Boot Camp is a free day of workshops designed to help you relax, focus and connect with your creative process.

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Ph.D. student publishes ‘Farzana’s Journey’ to help kids understand water quality issues

Oct. 26, 2017—Chelsea Peters, a Ph.D. student in environmental engineering, recently returned from giving out 500 copies of her book to children in Bangladesh.

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