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Food for Thought

Food for Thought presents ‘Nick Cave: Feat.’ Dec. 12

Dec. 4, 2017—In partnership with The Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Vanderbilt University presents “Food for Thought,” a series of lunchtime conversations with Vanderbilt professors, Frist Center curators, and other members of the Nashville community. The Dec. 12 session, inspired by the exhibition "Nick Cave: Feat.," will delve into how contemporary performance art can offer powerful and transformative opportunities for communities.

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Vanderbilt presents ‘Food for Thought’ lunchtime conversation at Frist Center

Nov. 3, 2017—In partnership with The Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Vanderbilt University presents “Food for Thought,” a three-part series of lunchtime conversations with Vanderbilt professors, Frist Center curators, and other members of the Nashville community. The next event is Nov. 14 at noon.

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Food for Thought: Exploring Your World through Three Cultural Moments by Ragnar Kjartansson

Dec. 13, 2016—Watch video of the most recent presentation in the Food for Thought lunchtime series which took place on December 13. Part three of Exploring Your World through Three Cultural Moments; Focus of Lecture: Ragnar Kjartansson: The Visitors. Food for Thought is a community lunchtime program.

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Food for Thought: Women, Art, and Social Change: The Newcomb Pottery Enterprise

Oct. 11, 2016—Watch video of the most recent presentation in the Food for Thought lunchtime series which took place on October 11. Part one of Exploring Your World Through Three Cultural Moments; Focus of Lecture: Women, Art, and Social Change: The Newcomb Pottery Enterprise. Food for Thought is a community lunchtime program.

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Food for Thought: Women, Art, and Social Change: The Newcomb Pottery Enterprise

Oct. 11, 2016—Watch video of the most recent presentation in the Food for Thought lunchtime series which took place on October 11. Part one of Exploring Your World Through Three Cultural Moments; Focus of Lecture: Women, Art, and Social Change: The Newcomb Pottery Enterprise. Food for Thought is a community lunchtime program. More information about upcoming events...

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Exploring education equity 50 years after Coleman

Sep. 19, 2016—On Oct. 27, a panel of education experts will explore how policymakers, scholars and school leaders are still addressing the pressing questions and concerns raised by the "Equality of Educational Opportunity" study, popularly known as the Coleman Report.

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Food for Thought: Ink, Silk, & Gold

Oct. 13, 2015—Watch video of the most recent presentation in the Food for Thought lunchtime series which took place on October 13. During our first Food for Thought program the panel presented a brief overview of the exhibition’s highlights. The program focused on dispelling misunderstandings about Islam by introducing the audience to the early history of Islam...

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The Soundtrack of Civil Rights

Apr. 23, 2015—Watch video of the most recent presentation in the Food for Thought lunchtime series which took place on April 21. In partnership with the National Museum of African American Music and Tennessee Performing Arts Center, Vanderbilt presents a two-part Food for Thought series entitled The Soundtrack of Civil Rights. Panel discussions will explore how music...

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Ecological art installation opens in Vanderbilt library café

Sep. 27, 2012—The importance of bees and Tennessee native flowers in local food production is a major theme of a new art installation at the Vanderbilt University Central Library’s Food for Thought Café.

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Give your feedback today in the library services survey

Mar. 16, 2012—Students enjoy using the renovated Parkes Armistead Reading Room at Vanderbilt’s Central Library. (Vanderbilt University) A survey that should take only five to 10 minutes for you to complete will help guide future priorities for the Jean and Alexander Heard Library system and all of its libraries and collections. All Vanderbilt faculty, students and staff...

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Sound off on library services through LibQUAL+ survey

Mar. 8, 2012—A survey that should take only five to 10 minutes for you to complete will help guide future priorities for the Jean and Alexander Heard Library system and all of its libraries and collections. All Vanderbilt faculty, students and staff – including those at the medical center – are encouraged to take LibQUAL+ 2012, a...

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Summer Fun

Jun. 2, 2011—Art, food, culture and adventure await you on Vanderbilt's campus.

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