Jan. 7, 2020—An exhibition bringing together 20 artists to interpret an extraordinary but lost "Book of Paintings" created by Afro-Cuban activist José Aponte opens Thursday at the Fine Arts Gallery.
Dec. 19, 2019—Read about recent faculty, staff, student and alumni awards, appointments and achievements.
Jun. 5, 2019—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos discusses how Vanderbilt attracts and develops top faculty members in the latest edition of "What's On My Mind."
History Unshackled: Jada Benn Torres is part of a multidisciplinary effort to uncover new details about the African slave trade
May. 23, 2019—Benn Torres is joined by a team of faculty across a range of disciplines, from anthropology and history to Latin American studies and literature, who are filling in the gaps of our knowledge about the African diaspora and bringing a fresh perspective to its present-day consequences.
May. 22, 2019—As communities throughout the South struggle to determine appropriate ways of recognizing Civil War history, Jane Landers, Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Professor of History, and Postdoctoral Fellow Angela Sutton have worked to draw attention to Fort Negley as a site that teaches the tragedy of slavery as well as celebrates the contributions of free and enslaved black people to Nashville and the nation’s history.
May. 16, 2018—Ten projects involving 25 faculty and staff members have been awarded nearly $750,000 through the internally funded Library Collections Initiative to strategically bolster collections.
Mar. 23, 2018—A new exhibit at the Wond’ry showcasing the work of Vanderbilt’s Slave Societies Digital Archive will feature some unusual pieces of digital preservation: 3D-printed replicas of significant artifacts.
Jan. 30, 2018—A digital hub to be housed at Michigan State University will link Vanderbilt's Slave Societies Digital Archive to eight other digital collections of slave records around the country.
May. 1, 2017—Students participating in the first University Courses gave the initiative high marks, noting that the cross-campus curriculum created unique opportunities for students to tackle important subjects.
Feb. 6, 2017—Vanderbilt's new Center for Digital Humanities in Buttrick Hall will be home to a cohort of faculty and students seeking digital approaches to humanistic scholarship.