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2017 Southern Festival of Books, C-SPAN to feature Vanderbilt authors

Oct. 12, 2017—Two Vanderbilt Law School professors who are among featured authors at the Southern Festival of Books: A Celebration of the Written Word will be on panels to be broadcast live on C-SPAN Oct. 14.

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Cinema and media arts professor’s Alaskan dog mushing film to be screened at Nashville festival

Oct. 9, 2017—Jonathan Rattner's passion for creating films that draw the audience into places often unseen or forgotten is reflected in "The Interior," to be screened at the Southern Festival of Books.

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Kudos: Read about faculty, staff and alumni awards, appointments and achievements

Oct. 5, 2017—Read about the latest faculty, staff and alumni awards, appointments and achievements.

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Kudos: Read about faculty and staff awards and achievements

Jul. 27, 2017—Read about the latest faculty and staff awards and achievements.

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Winner of Hamblet Award, top student art prize, named for 2017

Apr. 28, 2017—Conor G. Bloomer, a senior from Watertown, Massachusetts, is this year's recipient of the Department of Art’s prestigious Margaret Stonewall Wooldridge Hamblet Award. The Senior Show installation is on display until May 12.

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Six honored at Solar Eclipse Competitions Celebration

Apr. 19, 2017—The Office of the Vice Provost for Learning and Residential Affairs presented awards to six students at the Solar Eclipse Competitions Celebration April 17 at the Wond’ry. The celebration represents one of many campus events centered around the total solar eclipse that will occur later this year on Aug. 21.

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Vanderbilt launches programming for total solar eclipse

Mar. 6, 2017—The first total solar eclipse to sweep across the United States in 99 years will occur on Aug. 21, with Nashville in its direct path. The Office of the Vice Provost for Learning and Residential Affairs, in partnership with a variety of internal and external partners, including Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory, is coordinating a series of student competitions, curricular and co-curricular programs, and special events to celebrate.

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Art department presents Cusomato’s ‘Frontier’ exhibit Feb. 16–March 17

Jan. 26, 2017—The Department of Arts presents 'Frontier,' an exhibit of paintings by Vanderbilt Senior Lecturer of Art Farrar Hood Cusomato, Feb. 16–March 17.

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Department of Art Lecture Series presents painter Pedro Barbeito

Jan. 20, 2017—The Vanderbilt University Department of Art presents painter and Yale University art lecturer Pedro Barbeito as part of the Studio VU Lecture Series for 2016–17 on Wednesday, Feb. 8.

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Marilyn Murphy’s ‘Realism Subverted’ opens Jan. 19

Jan. 4, 2017—In honor of Marilyn Murphy, who will retire in 2017 after 37 years of teaching in Vanderbilt’s Department of Art, the Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery presents "Marilyn Murphy—Realism Subverted" beginning Thursday, Jan. 19.

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2015 Hamblet Award winner exhibits work Jan. 12–Feb. 3

Jan. 4, 2017—The Vanderbilt University Department of Art welcomes Alexis Jackson, recipient of the 2015 Margaret Stonewall Wooldridge Hamblet Award, for her exhibition "Sign of the Diaspora" beginning Jan. 12.

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Pavlovíc’s McDowell Fellowship precedes ‘Lost Art’ installation

Dec. 8, 2016—Vesna Pavlovic, associate professor of art, spent part of summer 2016 at the McDowell Colony, the first artist colony in the United States. “I had the opportunity to work in a live-in studio space with uninterrupted time to create, test and receive valuable feedback on my work from other visiting fellows,” she said. “I had...

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