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Rethinking prisons subject of conference

Apr. 25, 2013—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.

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

Nov. 29, 2012—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 at the Nashville Public Library, 615 Church St. Each...

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

Oct. 30, 2012—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.

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Fall (Lunch) Box series opens with wrongful conviction story

Aug. 28, 2012—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.

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

Apr. 17, 2012—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, the Warren Center’s activities coordinator. Mona Frederick The topic will be “Recovering Lost...

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

Jan. 24, 2012—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.

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

Jan. 19, 2012—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 latest installment of the series takes place Wednesday, Feb. 1, at 11:30 a.m. at the downtown Nashville Public Library at...

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David Hess: “Building the Local Living Economy”

Oct. 20, 2011—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 greening of the economy. Hess...

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Kudos

Jun. 2, 2011—Read about Vanderbilt faculty, staff, student and alumni's latest awards, appointments and achievements

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

May. 17, 2011—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 lines monuments to a moment...

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“Dreams in the 20th Century”

Apr. 11, 2011—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 forget dreams. So many come...

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New endowed chair holders recognized for achievements

Apr. 6, 2011—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.

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