Department of Art History
Feb. 11, 2019—Social media has brought sexual assault into the public eye, but bearing witness to sexual violence in popular culture didn’t begin with the invention of tweets and posts, according to Vanderbilt art history professor Vivien Green Fryd, who explores the topic in her new book.
Apr. 11, 2017—Jeffrey Collins will discuss the link between religious art and commerce for early global explorers when he delivers the Norman L. and Roselea J. Goldberg Lecture in Art History April 13.
Mar. 20, 2017—A Duke University associate professor of art and art history will discuss the history of duplication in Chinese sculpture at the Norman L. and Roselea J. Goldberg Lecture in Art History March 23.
Mar. 14, 2017—Stanley Abe, a Duke University associate professor in the Department of Art, Art History and Visual Studies, will deliver the Norman L. and Roselea J. Goldberg Lecture in Art History at Vanderbilt on Thursday, March 23.
Nov. 7, 2016—Hale Woodruff, an African American painter who worked to reinvent abstraction into a more pluralistic cultural practice, will be the focus of the Nov. 10 Goldberg Lecture by John Ott.
Sep. 26, 2016—The new Program in Classical and Mediterranean Studies expands the scope of a venerable academic department by building on faculty strengths across disciplines.
Mar. 24, 2016—Historian D. Fairchild Ruggles will deliver two lectures on the Vanderbilt campus related to her expertise on Islamic gardens and landscapes.
Feb. 5, 2016—Vanderbilt Theatre invites the community to explore the impact of poverty and help shape a solution when it performs "How to End Poverty" Feb. 24-28 in Neely Auditorium.
Jan. 18, 2016—An archaeologist at the University of California, Irvine, will discuss Greek architectural renewal by the Roman emperor Augustus when she delivers a Goldberg Lecture Jan. 21 at Cohen Hall.
Sep. 11, 2015—A custom-designed gold shipping container at The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons will become the "Vanderbilt Portal to Mexico City" Sept. 18 through Oct. 12 for the Nashville community to engage across cultures with one-on-one conversations.
Nov. 1, 2013—Amy McNair, professor of Chinese art at the University of Kansas, will present the Norman L. and Roselea J. Goldberg Lecture in Art History Nov. 7 at Vanderbilt University's Cohen Hall.
Jan. 31, 2013—Alexandra Carpino, professor of art history at Northern Arizona University, will deliver the American Institute of Archaeology’s Ferdinando and Sarah Cinelli Lecture in Etruscan and Italic Archaeology Feb. 5 at the Parthenon in Centennial Park. Vanderbilt's History of Art and Classical Studies departments are co-sponsors.