David Wood

  • Vanderbilt University

    ‘Difficult Art’ focus of December (Lunch) Box talk

    Martin Rapisarda will discuss the "Difficult Art" exhibition at the Dec. 4 "Thinking Out of the (Lunch) Box: Conversations with a Philosophical Flavor with David Wood" at the Nashville Public Library. Read More

    Dec. 2, 2013

  • Lunch Box Vanderbilt

    ‘Nashville for All of Us’ topic of November (Lunch) Box talk

    Vanderbilt University professors Dan Cornfield and Alistair Newbern will discuss "Nashville for All of Us" at the Nov. 6 Thinking Out of the (Lunch) Box: Conversations with a Philosophical Flavor with David Wood. Read More

    Nov. 4, 2013

  • Vanderbilt University

    Department of Art initiative promotes artistic exchange with Brazil

    Conversations/Conversas, a collaborative project platform initiated by Vanderbilt’s Department of Art and the School of Visual Art and Communications at the University of São Paulo, is creating artistic connections with Brazil. Read More

    Oct. 11, 2013

  • Charlotte Pierce-Baker holds her book

    (Lunch) Box series resumes with memoir of bipolar son

    Charlotte Pierce-Baker will discuss her memoir This Fragile Life: A Mother's Story of a Bipolar Son when Thinking Out of the (Lunch) Box: Conversations with a Philosophical Flavor with David Wood resumes Sept. 4. Read More

    Sep. 3, 2013

  • Vanderbilt University

    Rethinking prisons subject of conference

    Rethinking Prisons conference brings together more than 100 scholars, activists, and practitioners from across the US, as well as Canada and Brazil, to discuss issues raised by prisons and the death penalty. Read More

    Apr. 25, 2013

  • Vanderbilt Local Food Lunch Box Series

    Nashville’s local food movement topic of (Lunch) Box talk

    Local food initiatives that view urban farming as a path toward a healthier community will be the focus of “Thinking Out of the (Lunch) Box: Conversations with a philosophical flavor with David Wood” on Dec. 5. The event, which is open to the public, takes place… Read More

    Nov. 29, 2012

  • Lunch Box Vanderbilt

    Focus on the future topic of post-election (Lunch) Box talk

    Michael Bess and Mike Vandenbergh, two Vanderbilt University professors, and Samar Ali, a Vanderbilt alumna who works in the Haslam administration, will address “Visions of the Future” Nov. 7 at the Nashville Public Library, 615 Church St. Read More

    Oct. 30, 2012

  • David Wood (right), the W. Alton Jones Professor of Philosophy at Vanderbilt, hosts the Thinking Out of the (Lunch) Box series. (Vanderbilt University)

    Fall (Lunch) Box series opens with wrongful conviction story

    Ndume Olatushani and Anne-Marie Moyes will discuss “Coming Back to Life: One Man’s Story of Wrongful Conviction” when Thinking Out of the (Lunch) Box: Conversations with a Philosophical Flavor with David Wood resumes Sept. 5. Read More

    Aug. 28, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

    Thinking Out of the (Lunch) Box: ‘Recovering Lost Voices’ May 2

    The “Thinking Out of the (Lunch) Box: Conversations with a Philosophical Flavor” series hosted by David Wood continues May 2 with a discussion led by Mona Frederick, executive director of the Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities at Vanderbilt, and Kate Rattner,… Read More

    Apr. 17, 2012

  • John Lachs

    John Lachs leads off spring Thinking Out of the (Lunch) Box talks

    Vanderbilt University Centennial Professor of Philosophy John Lachs will discuss “The Cost of Comfort” Feb. 1 when Thinking Out of the (Lunch) Box starts its new series at the Nashville Public Library. Read More

    Jan. 24, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

    Thinking Out of the (Lunch) Box returns Feb. 1 with John Lachs on ‘The Cost of Comfort’

    John Lachs, Centennial Professor of Philosophy at Vanderbilt (Steve Green/Vanderbilt) Vanderbilt University Department of Philosophy and the Nashville Public Library present Thinking Out of the (Lunch) Box: Conversations with a philosophical flavor with David Wood, the W. Alton Jones Professor of Philosophy at Vanderbilt. The… Read More

    Jan. 19, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

    David Hess: “Building the Local Living Economy”

    Watch video from the October 5 Thinking Out of the Lunchbox event. David Hess, professor of sociology, spoke on “Building the Local Living Economy.” Two of the great problems facing our 21st-century world are the economic and environmental crises. Increasingly we see that proposed solutions link economic development with the… Read More

    Oct. 20, 2011

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    Kudos

    Read about Vanderbilt faculty, staff, student and alumni's latest awards, appointments and achievements Read More

    Jun. 2, 2011

  • Vanderbilt University

    Mark Schoenfield: “Love, Death, and Form in the Modern Sonnet”

    Watch video from the May 4 Thinking Out of the Lunchbox event. Mark Schoenfield, professor of English, spoke on “Love, Death, and Form in the Modern Sonnet.” Since the Renaissance, the sonnet has been an especially beloved form for the writers and readers of English poetry, and if these 14… Read More

    May. 17, 2011

  • Vanderbilt University

    “Dreams in the 20th Century”

    Watch video from the April 6 Thinking Out of the Lunchbox event. Barbara Hahn, Distinguished Professor, Germanic and Slavic Languages, spoke on ”Dreams in the 20th Century.” Why write down dreams? Why try to share these strange experiences that determine our nights? Obviously, there is a need to remember and not to… Read More

    Apr. 11, 2011

  • Vanderbilt University

    New endowed chair holders recognized for achievements

    Eleven faculty members who have been named to endowed chairs were praised for their outstanding academic achievements during a celebration at the Student Life Center. Read More

    Apr. 6, 2011

  • Vanderbilt University

    Video: “Live Art: Learning to Cry on Cue”

    Assistant Professor of Art Amelia Winger-Bearskin started out as a performer for opera, dance and theatrical performances in film and stage before becoming an artist. She still draws much of her inspiration for her artwork from the world she experienced “behind the scenes.” Winger-Bearskin will literally teach the audience how to… Read More

    Nov. 4, 2010