Oct. 16, 2018—Mona Frederick, who has played a leading role at the Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities since its founding, has announced that she will retire in June 2019.
Oct. 1, 2018—We must recognize and embrace the disciplines within the arts and humanities that share in Vanderbilt’s mission-critical search for truth in the world, writes Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos in this week's column.
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.
Jan. 26, 2018—Vanderbilt's efforts to strengthen humanities education through a partnership with three schools expands to Fisk University, thanks to a $1.93 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Sep. 12, 2017—The Alison Piepmeier Memorial Lecture is set for Sept. 25, featuring speaker George Estreich, author of a book about raising his daughter who has Down syndrome.
Jan. 24, 2017—Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Quiara Alegria Hudes will discuss "A Writer's Many Selves" when she delivers the Harry C. Howard Jr. Lecture Feb. 2 at the Central Library.
Jan. 24, 2017—Emma Banks, a Vanderbilt Ph.D. candidate and graduate research assistant in anthropology, has been selected as a National Humanities Without Walls PreDoctoral Fellow for 2017.
Jan. 24, 2017—Lucy Mensah, who graduated with a Ph.D. in English in 2016, is drawing on her humanities training and taking a path less traveled.
Jan. 16, 2017—"The Banjo: A Conversation with Laurent Dubois and Dom Flemons" will include a musical performance by Flemons, a Grammy-winning musician, Jan. 26 in Alumni Hall.
Apr. 1, 2016—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos discussed the implementation of the university’s Academic Strategic Plan, the university and Medical Center transition to two separate legal and financial entities, groundbreaking research, and the university's examination of what community looks like at Vanderbilt in his Spring Faculty Assembly address.
Jan. 7, 2016—Stories of relationships between dogs and people and actions surrounding those relationships are relayed by Colin Dayan in a new book calling for greater empathy and engagement across class and racial lines.