InsideOut Of The Lunch Box

  • Vanderbilt University

    David Hess: “Building the Local Living Economy”

    Watch video from the October 5 Thinking Out of the Lunchbox event. David Hess, professor of sociology, spoke on “Building the Local Living Economy.” Two of the great problems facing our 21st-century world are the economic and environmental crises. Increasingly we see that proposed solutions link economic development with the… Read More

    Oct 20, 2011

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    Mark Schoenfield: “Love, Death, and Form in the Modern Sonnet”

    Watch video from the May 4 Thinking Out of the Lunchbox event. Mark Schoenfield, professor of English, spoke on “Love, Death, and Form in the Modern Sonnet.” Since the Renaissance, the sonnet has been an especially beloved form for the writers and readers of English poetry, and if these 14… Read More

    May 17, 2011

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    Nashville Ballet’s Carmina Burana

    Watch video of Nashville Ballet’s Carmina Burana. Michael A. Rose, associate professor composition B at the Blair School of Music; Director Paul Vasterling, and dancers from the Nashville Ballet explored the larger than life production of Carmina Burana. Latin for Songs from Beuern, Carmina Burana is a collection of poems… Read More

    Apr 27, 2011

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    “Dreams in the 20th Century”

    Watch video from the April 6 Thinking Out of the Lunchbox event. Barbara Hahn, Distinguished Professor, Germanic and Slavic Languages, spoke on ”Dreams in the 20th Century.” Why write down dreams? Why try to share these strange experiences that determine our nights? Obviously, there is a need to remember and not to… Read More

    Apr 11, 2011

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    “In the Heights”

    Watch video of In the Heights, a modern Broadway musical with classic, heartwarming themes. This Tony Award winning production reminds us of the importance of family, love and finding a place to call home. Cast members guide us through the story and sing excerpts from the production. You’ll see why the… Read More

    Mar 29, 2011

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    What our medical past can tell us about our genomic future

    Watch video from the March 2 Thinking Out of the Lunchbox event. Holly Tucker, associate professor, Center for Medicine, Health & Society and associate professor, French & Italian, spoke on “What Our Medical Past Can Tell Us About Our Genomic Future.” Every era, particularly one deep in “Scientific Revolution” as we now… Read More

    Mar 4, 2011

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    InsideOut of the Lunch Box with The Melodores

    Watch video of the Feb. 17, 2011, InsideOut of the Lunch Box program featuring the Melodores at TPAC’s Andrew Jackson Hall. Founded in 2009, The Vanderbilt Melodores are the newest male a cappella group to hit the Vanderbilt campus. Comprising over a dozen members, they bring the tradition of a… Read More

    Feb 22, 2011

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    “What Is the Meaning of the American Civil War on Its 150th Anniversary?”

    Watch video of the Feb. 2, 2011 Thinking Out of the Lunch Box event, “What Is the Meaning of the American Civil War on Its 150th Anniversary?” featuring Michael Kreyling, Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Professor of English, and Richard Blackett, Andrew Jackson Professor of History. Robert Penn Warren wrote his book The Legacy of… Read More

    Feb 3, 2011

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    Tennessee Repertory Theatre’s Yankee Tavern

    Are conspiracy theories just for fun? Do they do service or do they do damage? Are we right to question official stories or are we just making it harder for the truth to be known? The Tennessee Repertory Theatre’s production of Yankee Tavern is a fierce, funny, suspenseful, and ultimately… Read More

    Jan 25, 2011

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    Video: “Is Global Warming on the Back Burner? Prospects for Change”

    Watch video of Mike Vandenbergh, professor of law and director, Climate Change Research Network; Michael Bess, Chancellor’s Professor of History; and Beth Conklin, associate professor of anthropology, speaking at the Dec. 8, 2010, Thinking Out of the (Lunch) Box. The financial crisis and difficult economic times have shifted the cultural spotlight away from global… Read More

    Dec 9, 2010

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    Video: “Live Art: Learning to Cry on Cue”

    Assistant Professor of Art Amelia Winger-Bearskin started out as a performer for opera, dance and theatrical performances in film and stage before becoming an artist. She still draws much of her inspiration for her artwork from the world she experienced “behind the scenes.” Winger-Bearskin will literally teach the audience how to… Read More

    Nov 4, 2010

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    Nashville Opera’s Andre Chenier

    The real Andrea Chénier was one of the last victims of the Reign of Terror because of his controversial political beliefs. The opera’s Chénier was a victim of something much more visceral – jealousy. This Sept. 17, 2010, InsideOut of the Lunch Box explores the similarities and differences in the… Read More

    Sep 20, 2010