Gender and Sexuality
Apr. 4, 2017—VUTheatre presents 'Vanderbilt Cabaret: Gender Play,' an original variety show inspired by early 20th-century European cabaret culture, April 13–15.
Mar. 9, 2016—A public conference celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Carpenter Program In Religion, Gender and Sexuality will highlight the achievements of Vanderbilt Divinity School alumni/ae whose work has been transformed by this pioneering program.
Mar. 3, 2016—The 2016 Cuninggim Lecture on Women in Culture and Society is scheduled for March 22, when the Women's Center also will hand out its annual Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center Leadership Award, Mentoring Award, and the Mary Jane Werthan Award.
Feb. 21, 2013—The Office of Religious Life at Vanderbilt has a wide variety of events going on this spring to feed the soul, challenge the mind and revive the spirit.
Jan. 16, 2013—Increased funding from the E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Foundation to Vanderbilt University Divinity School will expand religious training on issues concerning gender and sexuality.
Oct. 20, 2011—Watch video of the Oct. 17 talk “Bless Her Heart – How One Good Southern Girl Changed the World,” by Shelby Knox. Shelby Knox is nationally known as the subject of the Sundance award-winning film, The Education of Shelby Knox, a 2005 documentary chronicling her teenage activism for comprehensive sex education and gay rights in her...
Dec. 16, 2010—Muslim and Christian scholars discuss the biblical Mary from the perspective of both traditions at this Dec. 11 forum. Mary (in the Christian tradition) or Maryam (the Muslim tradition) – the mother of Jesus – is mentioned more in the Qur’an than the New Testament. During the interfaith panel discussion, scholars will compare how the two...