Dean’s Diversity Lecture Series
Feb. 28, 2019—Jay Van Bavel, associate professor of psychology and director of the Social Perception and Evaluation Lab at New York University, will discuss why and how partisanship can drive people apart by changing how their brains process information. The talk is scheduled for March 21 at the Wyatt Center Rotunda.
Dec. 6, 2018—Pressing social issues of the day will be the focus of upcoming installments of the Dean’s Diversity Lecture Series at Vanderbilt’s Peabody College of education and human development.
Feb. 23, 2018—The Peabody Dean's Diversity Lecture Series, featuring Jeffrey F. Milem of the University of California–Santa Barbara, is April 2.
Feb. 4, 2018—Events in February at Vanderbilt University are taking a look at the central role African Americans played in American history and their experiences today through art, discussion, lectures and portrayals in film.
Jan. 15, 2018—Monique W. Morris, an award-winning author and social justice scholar, is the featured speaker for the next installment of the Dean’s Diversity Lecture Series at Vanderbilt's Peabody College.
Mar. 15, 2017—Phil Yu, who writes about race and culture in his blog Angry Asian Man, will give a talk March 30.
Aug. 23, 2016—A performance about being black and gay in the Deep South; a workshop on college preparation and success for marginalized groups; and a conversation with the self-proclaimed “Angry Asian Man” are just a few of the highlights of the 2016-17 series.