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Dana Nelson Archives

Committee to study opportunities for Vanderbilt University Press

Sep. 18, 2017—Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente has charged a new committee comprising authors, faculty and university leaders to make strategic recommendations for Vanderbilt University Press.

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Distinguished Shakespeare scholar Ann Cook Calhoun dies

Aug. 18, 2017—Ann Cook Calhoun, an internationally renowned Shakespeare scholar and a powerful force for making the Bard's plays accessible to everyone, died Aug. 13 at the age of 82.

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Vanderbilt English professor awarded 2017 Guggenheim Fellowship

Apr. 18, 2017—Professor of English Mark Schoenfield, an expert on Romantic periodicals and culture, has been awarded a 2017 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship in English literature.

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Vanderbilt experts can talk about inauguration and transition

Jan. 12, 2017—President-elect Donald Trump will be inaugurated Jan. 20. Several Vanderbilt professors have opinions about the inauguration and transition.

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Library talk: Is the democratic process working?

Oct. 21, 2016—As Election Day approaches, members of the community are invited to discuss the future of democracy at the downtown Nashville Public Library Nov. 2.

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(Lunch) Box talk: Lessons learned from Occupy Wall Street

Sep. 28, 2012—“Occupy Wall Street, Democratic Process and Lessons for November” will be the focus of the Thinking Out of the (Lunch) Box: Conversations with a Philosophical Flavor with David Wood event on Oct. 5.

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Panel will discuss ‘Would America be Different Without 9/11?’

Sep. 9, 2011—Richard McGregor, associate professor of religious studies, Dana Nelson, the Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Professor of English and American Studies, and Thomas Schwartz, professor of history, will examine “The 10-Year Shadow of 9/11: How Would America be Different Without It?” during a roundtable discussion Sept. 13.

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Take part in 9/11 commemorative events

Sep. 6, 2011—Vanderbilt University will observe the tenth anniversary of 9/11 with several public events including musical performances, an interfaith service and a talk by Lawrence Wright. Events are free and open to the public.

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