Emilie Townes Archives
Jul. 11, 2017—Teresa Smallwood, a public theologian and attorney with a strong commitment to scholarship and activism, is the new associate director of the Public Theology and Racial Justice Collaborative.
May. 4, 2017—A significant renovation and 13,641-square-foot addition to Vanderbilt Divinity School will begin May 5 with an official groundbreaking.
Feb. 15, 2017—"Faith Leaders Respond: Crises in Immigrant and Refugee Communities" is scheduled from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24, in the Vanderbilt Divinity School Reading Room.
Dec. 12, 2016—A $1 million grant from The Henry Luce Foundation will establish the Public Theology and Racial Justice Collaborative at Vanderbilt Divinity School, to be directed by Dean Emilie M. Townes.
Nov. 17, 2016—The Rev. Harold Love Jr. and the Rev. Edward "Monk" Malloy were praised for their commitment to social justice as they were awarded the 2016 Divinity School and GDR Distinguished Alumni/ae awards.
Nov. 8, 2016—The opportunity to learn from Latino/a role models in the academy is among the benefits of being a Hispanic Theological Initiative fellow, according to two Vanderbilt Graduate Department of Religion students.
Oct. 3, 2016—Ingrid Mattson, a prominent Islamic studies scholar and Muslim religious leader, is the 2016 Cole Lecturer at Vanderbilt Divinity School.
Sep. 16, 2016—Vanderbilt Divinity School is included on a short list of "Seminaries that Change the World" for its programs and opportunities for students to engage in social justice and service work.
Sep. 14, 2016—The public is invited to hear Dean Emilie Townes speak at a Vanderbilt Divinity School community breakfast Sept. 20 from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m.
Jul. 20, 2016—A Divinity School student has been awarded a Curb Public Scholarship to develop a game-based tool for reducing bias in group interactions.