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Vanderbilt Osher Lifelong Learning Institute announces spring classes

Feb. 26, 2019—Pirates in the Atlantic world, religion in prison, and a workshop on jazz great Cole Porter are among the classes offered this spring by the Vanderbilt Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.

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Vanderbilt faculty, alumni to present at Southern Festival of Books

Oct. 11, 2018—Vanderbilt faculty and alumni are featured at the free Southern Festival of Books, happening this weekend at War Memorial Plaza and the downtown Nashville Public Library.

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‘Welcome table’ key to understanding the South’s dominant religion

May. 9, 2018—Extending "Southern hospitality" to everyone—including strangers—is a priority shared by most Christian congregations in the South, according American religious historian James Hudnut-Beumler.

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Hispanic role models integral to success of VU’s HTI scholars

Nov. 8, 2016—The opportunity to learn from Latino/a role models in the academy is among the benefits of being a Hispanic Theological Initiative fellow, according to two Vanderbilt Graduate Department of Religion students.

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Vanderbilt Divinity School to install Townes as 16th dean

Aug. 19, 2013—The Rev. Dr. Emilie M. Townes will be installed as the 16th dean of Vanderbilt University Divinity School Aug. 23 at Benton Chapel.

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Divinity dean ‘passes baton’ at baccalaureate service

May. 13, 2013—James Hudnut-Beumler, who is stepping down as dean of Vanderbilt Divinity School after 13 years, presented to his successor two gifts during an emotional celebration service.

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Divinity’s James Hudnut-Beumler reflects on 13 years as dean

May. 6, 2013—James Hudnut-Beumler sees a significantly larger, more diverse student population with much improved financial support at today's Vanderbilt Divinity School than he did when he arrived on campus 13 years ago.

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James Hudnut-Beumler: “Religious Identity in the New Century”

Apr. 10, 2013—Watch James Hudnut-Beumler, who will step down this summer as dean of the Vanderbilt Divinity School, give a talk on the evolution of American religious trends during his school leadership.

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Recent religious trends topic of Vanderbilt Divinity breakfast

Apr. 5, 2013—James Hudnut-Beumler, who will step down this summer as dean of the Vanderbilt Divinity School, will reflect on American religious trends during his school leadership at an April 9 community breakfast.

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James Lawson donates papers to Vanderbilt

Feb. 19, 2013—The Rev. James M. Lawson Jr., who has played key roles in the Civil Rights Movement and Vanderbilt University’s history, has donated a significant portion of his papers to Vanderbilt Libraries’ Special Collections.

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Vanderbilt Divinity School’s Carpenter Program to broaden outreach

Jan. 16, 2013—Increased funding from the E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Foundation to Vanderbilt University Divinity School will expand religious training on issues concerning gender and sexuality.

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Emilie Townes named dean of Vanderbilt Divinity School

Dec. 28, 2012—Emilie M. Townes, a distinguished Yale University scholar and administrator whose areas of expertise include Christian ethics and womanist theology, has been named dean of Vanderbilt University Divinity School.

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