Department of History
Sep. 29, 2017—Filmmaker Raoul Peck, whose works include the Oscar-nominated 'I Am Not Your Negro,' will speak on campus Oct. 18, and two of his films will be screened at Sarratt Cinema Oct. 4 and 16.
Sep. 8, 2017—A roundtable discussion and Q&A on “North Korea and Global Wars in Asia” is scheduled from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 13, in the Kissam Center, Room 216C.
Sep. 3, 2017—Specialists on Islam will come together Sept. 7-9 at Sarratt Student Center to discuss the historical and contemporary facets of being Muslim in a wide variety of locales and language communities.
Aug. 30, 2017—A discussion and Q&A on the role of the press during the Vietnam War will follow a one-hour screening of "The Vietnam War," a film by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, at the John Seigenthaler Center Sept. 7.
Aug. 18, 2017—An Emmy-winning writer for 'The Daily Show,' three journalists whose careers have been shaped by innovation, and a woman judge who blazed new trails have been named to the Student Media Hall of Fame.
Aug. 4, 2017—Architectural treasures, Broadway plays on film, and a first-time preview of a Nashville Ballet performance are among the rich subjects offered this fall by Vanderbilt's Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.
May. 1, 2017—Students participating in the first University Courses gave the initiative high marks, noting that the cross-campus curriculum created unique opportunities for students to tackle important subjects.
Mar. 14, 2017—"U.S. News & World Report" rankings are out for graduate schools and programs. See how Vanderbilt did this year.
Feb. 6, 2017—Vanderbilt's new Center for Digital Humanities in Buttrick Hall will be home to a cohort of faculty and students seeking digital approaches to humanistic scholarship.
Dec. 6, 2016—Faculty and students will explore cultural history, literature, film, political culture and other interdisciplinary areas in the newly named Department of German, Russian and East European Studies.
Oct. 31, 2016—Students from the University Course "Historic Black Nashville" visited Fort Negley on Oct. 26 to gain a deeper understanding of the social, political and military forces central to Nashville and Middle Tennessee during the Civil War.
Oct. 18, 2016—A summit of three of the most prominent music writers in the country will take place at Vanderbilt Oct. 27.