Department Of English

  • Vanderbilt University

    From barbecue to Burt, Southern lit conference covers the gamut

    More than 150 professors and graduate students from across the nation with expertise in Southern writing and related topics will gather in Nashville March 29-31 for the Society for the Study of Southern Literature’s biannual conference. Read More

    Mar 21, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

    Symposium explores dynamic relationship between poet and translator

    A distinguished writer noted for his leadership in the translation and preservation of ancient Vietnamese poetry is among those featured at Vanderbilt’s two-day “L’invitation au voyage”: A Symposium on Poetry and Translation. John Balaban will deliver the opening address, “On Translating Vietnamese Poetry,” from 1 to 2:30 p.m. on March… Read More

    Mar 19, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

    Documentary ‘Jahaji Music: India in the Caribbean’ screens March 20

    From the mid-19th century, Indian laborers arrived in the Caribbean on boats, bringing a few belongings and their music with them, launching the beginnings of a remarkable cultural practice. Surabhi Sharma’s documentary Jahaji Music: India in the Caribbean follows pop/rock/Indian/fusion recording artist Remo Fernandes as he travels to the Islands… Read More

    Mar 15, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

    Symposium explores ties between sustainability and creative writing

    The Vanderbilt Creative Writing Spring Symposium will take place Thursday, Feb. 23 at Vanderbilt University's Buttrick Hall. Poets Alison Hawthorne Deming and John Lane will lead the discussion on sustainability as applied to creative writing. Read More

    Feb 22, 2012