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Paris Climate Agreement subject of public lecture, roundtable at Vanderbilt Wednesday, Jan. 13

Jan. 8, 2016—The Paris Climate Agreement is the subject of a lecture by a Columbia University law professor and a roundtable discussion to be introduced by Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos. Both events will be held at Vanderbilt Law School Jan. 13.

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Vanderbilt provost speaks Sept. 2 at downtown public library

Aug. 28, 2015—Vanderbilt Provost Susan Wente speaks Sept. 2 at the downtown Nashville Public Library about the workings of a research institution.

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‘Is natural always better?’ topic of April 1 (Lunch)Box talk

Mar. 27, 2015—Why do we strive for things that are natural? And is natural always better?"

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‘You Call It a Cloud’ participatory art topic of (Lunch) Box talk Feb. 4

Jan. 30, 2015—Jana Harper's "You Call it a Cloud" exhibit was inspired by her mother's obsession with clouds.

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Tracking Jesus in popular music topic of (Lunch) Box talk

Dec. 2, 2014—Tracking Jesus in popular American music is the topic of the Dec. 3 Thinking Out of the (Lunch) Box event with singer-songwriter Dave Perkins, an associate director at Vanderbilt Divinity School.

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Negative political ads focus of October (Lunch) Box talk

Sep. 25, 2014—A talk at the Nashville Public Library Oct. 1 will feature Vanderbilt's John Geer and spotlight research on negative political ads.

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(Lunch) Box series resumes with Divinity Dean Emilie Townes

Aug. 29, 2014—Vanderbilt Divinity Dean Emilie Townes will lead off the fall 2014 Thinking Out of the (Lunch) Box series Sept. 3 at the downtown library.

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Relevance of philosophy’s history to contemporary life focus of Berry Lectures

Feb. 4, 2014—The public is invited to engage with Vanderbilt University philosophers on thought-provoking questions about the nature of human existence at the 2014 Berry Lectures in Public Philosophy starting Feb. 11.

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

Dec. 2, 2013—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.

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

Nov. 4, 2013—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.

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Department of Art initiative promotes artistic exchange with Brazil

Oct. 11, 2013—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.

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(Lunch) Box series resumes with memoir of bipolar son

Sep. 3, 2013—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.

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