Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Endowed Chair
Apr. 28, 2017—Distinguished fiction writer and professor Lorrie Moore has been awarded a prestigious fellowship at the Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers at the New York Public Library.
Apr. 18, 2017—Professor of English Mark Schoenfield, an expert on Romantic periodicals and culture, has been awarded a 2017 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship in English literature.
Feb. 17, 2017—The Caribbean Philosophical Association will honor English professor Hortense Spillers with a lifetime achievement award at its June conference.
Feb. 16, 2017—Vanderbilt Central Library will host a panel discussion on the current state of news, fake news, propaganda and more to be moderated by political scientist John Geer Feb. 22.
Dec. 6, 2016—Faculty and students will explore cultural history, literature, film, political culture and other interdisciplinary areas in the newly named Department of German, Russian and East European Studies.
Aug. 30, 2012—Twelve Vanderbilt University faculty members were honored for extraordinary contributions to their respective fields during an Aug. 28 celebration of endowed chair holders at the Student Life Center.
Oct. 31, 2011—A study using a procedure called the rubber hand illusion has found striking new evidence that people experiencing schizophrenia have a weakened sense of body ownership and has produced the first case of a spontaneous, out-of-body experience in the laboratory.