Apr. 8, 2010— Watch video of a Thinking Out of the Lunchbox discussion with Colin Dayan, professor of English, Robert Penn Warren Professor in Humanities; Jemima Pierre, visiting fellow, Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities; and Jane Landers, associate professor of history.
Apr. 8, 2010— Ira Berlin, an American historian and author of The Making of African America: The Four Great Migrations (Viking 2010), will speak at Vanderbilt University on April 16.
Apr. 6, 2010—Elie Wiesel, author and recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize and the Presidential Medal of Freedom, will speak at Vanderbilt University Monday, April 12, at 7 p.m. at Langford Auditorium.
Apr. 2, 2010—A national literary journal, Nashville Review, has been launched by graduate creative writing students at Vanderbilt University. The journal will operate under a broad definition of literature, including fiction, poetry, comics, songs and films. There will also be interviews of distinguished artists.
Apr. 1, 2010—Students in Vanderbilt University's World War II history class will watch a P-51 Mustang, arguably the most potent and effective fight plane of that war, fly over the northern part of the Vanderbilt campus at noon on Friday, April 2.
Mar. 23, 2010—The battle between creationists and Darwinians sometimes appears to be irresolvable. Pick science or religion – you can't have both.
Mar. 16, 2010—Vanderbilt University's Center for Latin American Studies will host a public conversation and reception with Alberto Fuguet, an acclaimed Chilean author, journalist and filmmaker, on March 22 at Fido in Hillsboro Village. The event begins at 6 p.m. and is free and open to the public.
Mar. 15, 2010—Rick Perlstein, an author and political journalist who has written extensively about the history of conservatism in modern America, will speak at Vanderbilt University on March 22.
Mar. 9, 2010—A Vanderbilt Divinity School professor will present his viewpoint on Rastafarian theology and reggae music March 16 during an event sponsored by the Religion in the Arts and Contemporary Culture program at the divinity school.
Feb. 23, 2010—A short story collection by a Vanderbilt University professor described as "an amazingly original Flannery O'Connor/Loretta Lynn collision" is one of five nominees for the 2010 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction.