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Vanderbilt’s W.T. Bandy Center new home for Verlaine Collection

Apr. 11, 2016—An extraordinary collection of works by and about Paul Verlaine, one of France's most celebrated poets of the late 19th century, has been acquired by Vanderbilt University's W.T. Bandy Center for Baudelaire and French Studies.

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Open borders – not giant wall – is best solution for immigration issue

Sep. 16, 2015—Calling the notion of an immense wall between Mexico and the United States “nonsense,” a Vanderbilt professor in his new book makes the case for open borders between the two countries.

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

May. 15, 2015—Read the latest faculty, staff and student awards, appointments and achievements.

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Enjoy ‘summer school’ with Vanderbilt Osher Lifelong Learning

May. 5, 2015—Alice Randall, Robert Fry, Susan Kevra, Mat Britain and Mitchell Korn are Vanderbilt faculty teaching in Osher Lifelong Learning Institute classes for summer 2015.

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Vanderbilt faculty name their favorite reading this year

Dec. 15, 2014—MyVU asked a handful of Vanderbilt faculty members to name the book that left a lasting impression on them this year. Their diverse recommendations span fiction, nonfiction, history, thriller, biography, memoir and more.

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Ten from Vanderbilt receive SEC faculty travel grants

Oct. 30, 2014—Now in its third year, the SEC Faculty Travel Grant Program provides support for selected faculty members to collaborate with colleagues at other Southeastern Conference member institutions.

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Quebec roots band Genticorum to perform March 27

Mar. 13, 2014—World-renowned Quebec roots band Genticorum will perform live at Vanderbilt’s Sarratt Cinema on March 27 at 8 p.m. The concert is presented by the Department of French and Italian.

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New Vanderbilt Latino and Latina studies program launched

Oct. 10, 2013—Vanderbilt University will celebrate the fall launch of Latino and Latina Studies, a new multidisciplinary program, with several events during Hispanic Heritage Month, including an Oct. 15 talk by author Joy Castro.

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Listen: VU Arts and Science professor discusses ‘unsayable’

Jul. 24, 2013—William Franke, professor of comparative literature, Italian and religious studies, discusses the research behind his forthcoming book, "A Philosophy of the Unsayable."

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

Jul. 12, 2013—Read about faculty, staff and alumni awards, appointments and achievements.

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Two Vanderbilt faculty participate in international conference

Jun. 21, 2013—Robert Barsky, professor of French and comparative literature and director of the W.T. Bandy Center at Vanderbilt, will co-host the international conference “Shifting Attitudes: Radical Upheaval and its Legacies” at the Institute for Advanced Study in Toulouse, France, on June 28. The daylong conference will explore changing attitudes from an array of perspectives in relation...

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Three days of activities will examine Russian punk protest group

Mar. 18, 2013—A Russian protest group whose videos have been banned in their home country while two of their members are imprisoned will be the topic of a symposium that includes a film screening, coffee house evening and roundtable discussion April 1-3 at Vanderbilt.

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