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Three A&S professors discuss ‘Hollywood’s Gender Problem’

Nov. 29, 2017—"Hollywood's Gender Problem," a Belcourt Theatre three-part seminar, will be led by Arts and Science professors Bonnie Dow, Claire Sisco King and Jennifer Fay three Saturdays—December 2, 9 and 16.

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Vanderbilt expert can discuss Hollywood’s images of pregnancy in “Breaking Dawn”

Nov. 30, 2011—The 20-minute bloody birth scene in Breaking Dawn – Part One continues a long line of horror films featuring women giving birth to otherworldly creatures, says Kelly Oliver, a Vanderbilt University philosophy professor who is writing a book on images of pregnancy in recent movies and popular culture.

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Opening doors in Tinseltown takes smarts, guts and, if you’re very lucky, alumni on the inside.

May. 31, 2010—The lure of Hollywood is just as strong today as it was a century ago when motion picture production companies from New York and New Jersey moved west to take advantage of the warm, sunny weather. Vanderbilt alumni have always had a presence in Hollywood, from actress/singer Dinah Shore, BA’38, to Oscar-winning director Delbert Mann,...

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