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‘Half the Sky’ author Nicholas Kristof to speak at Vanderbilt

Jan. 3, 2013—Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times journalist Nicholas Kristof will speak at Vanderbilt University Thursday, Jan. 31. Along with his wife, journalist Sheryl WuDunn, Kristof is author of the 2009 book "Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide."

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Documentary ‘Half the Sky’ to screen Nov. 5, 7

Nov. 2, 2012—Half the Sky, a documentary film inspired by the acclaimed book Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn, will be screened in two parts Monday, Nov. 5, and Wednesday, Nov. 7, in conjunction with the International Lens Film Series at Sarratt Cinema. The screenings will begin...

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‘Long Story Bit by Bit’ opens Oct. 12

Oct. 10, 2012—Long Story Bit by Bit: Liberia Retold, Photography by Tim Hetherington opens Friday, Oct. 12, at the Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery and will be on view through Dec. 6. An opening reception is scheduled from 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 12 at the gallery and is part of The Ingram Commons’ Fall for the Arts celebration. The exhibition entwines documentary photography,...

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Liberia retold through late documentarian’s work, film

Sep. 26, 2012—‘Long Story Bit by Bit’ opens Oct. 12 at Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery Long Story Bit by Bit: Liberia Retold, Photography by Tim Hetherington opens Friday, Oct. 12, at the Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery and will be on view through Dec. 6. An opening reception is scheduled from 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 12 at the...

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International labor, workers rights to be discussed at Sept. 19 panel

Sep. 14, 2012—Three international labor activists will discuss the transformative potential of philanthropy in the women’s human rights movement on Wednesday, Sept. 19, at Vanderbilt. Kalpona Akter and Babul Akhter, co-founders of the Bangladesh Center for Worker Solidarity, and Ida Le Blanc, general secretary of the National Union of Domestic Employees, will discuss “Philanthropy Transformed” from 4...

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Human Identities: Vanderbilt to explore gender and sexuality through campuswide initiative

Sep. 5, 2012—A tradition among first-year students to read and discuss a common text has inspired a campuswide initiative called “Human Identities: Global, Local, Personal,” designed to raise nuanced dialogue about gender and sexuality across the Vanderbilt community.

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