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Manuscript historian Kathryn Rudy to deliver Goldberg Lecture April 3

Mar. 25, 2019—Kathryn Rudy, manuscript historian and professor in the School of Art History at the University of St. Andrews, Scotland, will deliver the Norman L. and Roselea J. Goldberg Lecture on Wednesday, April 3.

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Vanderbilt Center for Digital Humanities names Mellon Fellows

Jun. 11, 2018—The College of Arts and Science has announced its Mellon Fellows in Digital Humanities for the 2018–19 academic year. The fellowships are administered through the Center for Digital Humanities.

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New center supports digital exploration in the humanities

Feb. 6, 2017—Vanderbilt's new Center for Digital Humanities in Buttrick Hall will be home to a cohort of faculty and students seeking digital approaches to humanistic scholarship.

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Student-curated exhibit ‘Out of the Vault’ on view at Fine Arts Gallery

Apr. 28, 2016—"Out of the Vault: Stories of People and Things," an exhibition curated by Vanderbilt students that explores the dynamic relationships among objects, individuals and communities, is currently on view through Sept. 9 at Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery.

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Eos Project funds environmental awareness planning and programming projects on campus

Feb. 12, 2016—Eos-funded projects include curriculum development, reading series, speakers, seminars and more.

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Artist Michelangelo to be focus of Art History’s Goldberg Lecture

Oct. 26, 2015—The artist known to the world simply as Michelangelo is the focus of a Goldberg Lecture in Art History by William Wallace, a distinguished professor and author, Nov. 5 at Cohen Memorial Hall.

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Protecting Syrian and Iraqi culture topic of Vanderbilt lecture and exhibit

Sep. 16, 2015—Efforts to stop the massive cultural destruction in Syria and Iraq will be discussed Sept. 22 during the Goldberg Lecture, with an accompanying exhibit in Cohen Memorial Hall.

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History of Art scholar organizes meeting in Greece on ancient water use

Aug. 17, 2015—Associate Professor of History of Art Betsey Robinson led a conference focused on lessons learned from water practices in the ancient Mediterranean.

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Vanderbilt hosts symposium and exhibition on traditional Chinese architecture

Jul. 24, 2015—An exhibition from a traditional Chinese architecture photography competition is on display through July 31 at Cohen, Sarratt and Buttrick in conjunction with an international symposium organized by Professor Tracy Miller.

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‘Intimate Devotions and Everyday Objects in Late Antiquity’ continues through Sept. 4

Apr. 22, 2015—There's still time to view the exhibition, which was curated by Vanderbilt students and explores the devotional traditions of individuals who practiced Judaism, Christianity and Roman religions from the first century B.C.E. to the seventh century C.E.

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‘Virgins, Mothers and Martyrs: Women in Early Christian Africa’ March 27

Mar. 25, 2015—The Robert Penn Warren Center Seminar on Late Antiquity is pleased to announce “Virgins, Mothers and Martyrs: Women in Early Christian Africa,” scheduled for Friday, March 27, at 4 p.m. at Vanderbilt Divinity School, Room 122.

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Urban historian who studies water infrastructure to speak

Mar. 9, 2015—The March 12 Goldberg Lecture will be delivered by Katherine Rinne, an urban designer and historian who has written an award-winning book on water infrastructure in 16th-century Rome.

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