Oct. 26, 2016—Dennis Dickerson will focus on the impact of African American women who encountered Mohandas Gandhi during the struggle for civil rights when he delivers the Howard L. Harrod Lecture Nov. 10.
Oct. 20, 2016—There is historical precedent for Donald Trump's refusal to confirm he will accept the results of the presidential election. It happened in 1860 and resulted in the Civil War.
Aug. 30, 2016—Wendell "Sonny" Rawls, Pat Nolan, Vanessa Beasley and Andrew Maraniss will be inducted into the Student Media Hall of Fame for having demonstrated leadership in student media and then distinguished themselves in careers that include journalist, political analyst, Vanderbilt dean, and best-selling author.
Aug. 9, 2016—Renowned experts across disciplines will speak on Judaeo-Arabic history and culture at an international conference at Vanderbilt University Aug. 15-18.
Aug. 1, 2016—More ugliness is in the forecast for the presidential campaign, says a Vanderbilt professor.
May. 20, 2016—Latin American historian Marshall Eakin will discuss the impact of recent political and economic turmoil in Brazil on the Summer Olympics when he speaks at 6:30 p.m. June 6 at the Williamson County Library.
Mar. 16, 2016—To mark Colombia's historic peace accord with rebels, scholars from around the world will gather at Vanderbilt to consider the history of conflict in Colombia and its prospects for peace moving forward.
Jan. 25, 2016—Jane Landers, a Vanderbilt history professor who studies slavery from its inception to abolition, will give a free talk Feb. 26 at the Williamson County Public Library.
Jan. 21, 2016—The "Vanderbilt Historical Review" is online and ready for readers, with a semiannual publication schedule planned from now on.
Dec. 17, 2015—Vanderbilt historian Arleen Tuchman is getting some assistance with her work on a book about the cultural history of diabetes.