Oct. 24, 2013—The College of Arts and Science recognized six faculty members with excellence in teaching and advising awards at its September faculty meeting.
Sep. 20, 2013—Vanderbilt history and political science professor Gary Gerstle was interviewed extensively for a landmark PBS documentary series on the experience of Latino Americans in the United States.
Mar. 5, 2012—The schedule has been announced for the spring 2012 Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Vanderbilt University. The healthcare reform crisis, American protest movements, classical music appreciation and Maya culture from ancient to modern times are among subjects that will be covered in spring session.
Nov. 2, 2011—This Week on VUCast, Vanderbilt’s weekly newscast highlighting research, experts, students, sports and everything Vanderbilt: Occupy Wall Street: A historical look at the new protest movement A cool way to learn how your brain really works with “Brain Matters” See the best of Memorial Madness!
Oct. 11, 2011—The Occupy Wall Street movement could offer a similar opportunity to left-wing politicians as the Tea Party movement did to the right, says a Vanderbilt University historian.
Mar. 24, 2011—Yale University cultural historian Matthew Jacobson will speak April 4 at Vanderbilt University on iconic 1960s rocker Jimi Hendrix in the context of the Civil Rights struggle.
Nov. 19, 2010—“Bush Republicanism did as much to breathe life into the Tea Party Rebellion as did Obama Democracy,” according to Vanderbilt University historian Gary Gerstle.
Nov. 12, 2010—Gary Gerstle, the James G. Stahlman Professor of American History, has done extensive research about President George W. Bush’s vision for a multicultural world and the steep challenges it faced during his administration. Gerstle’s essay, “Minorities, Multiculturalism and the Presidency of George W. Bush,” appears in a new book that is a first historical assessment...
Sep. 23, 2010—The Vanderbilt Center for Latin American Studies, ConexiónAméricas and the Woodrow Wilson Center Mexico Institute presented this Sept. 7, 2010, roundtable discussion of the effects of recent economic downturn on Mexican immigration to the U.S. The panel brought together leading experts to analyze the interrelation of immigration, economic crisis, and increased border security—and what this...
Sep. 3, 2010—Mexican immigration to the United States and the effects of the economic crisis and increased border security on U.S.-Mexico relations will be the subject of a Sept. 7 roundtable discussion at the Freedom Forum First Amendment Center at Vanderbilt University. Vanderbilt’s Center for Latin American Studies, Conexión Américas and the Woodrow Wilson International Center for...
Jun. 21, 2007—America's past immigrant experience should be studied by those wanting to overhaul current immigration laws, says historian Gary Gerstle.