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Nov. 8, 2019—Vanderbilt will celebrate 2019 GIS Day on Wednesday, Nov. 13, with workshops and sessions around a theme of mapping Tennessee from the Civil War to the present.
Nov. 4, 2019—Vanderbilt will commemorate Veterans Day on Monday, Nov. 11, with several events highlighting the unique roles and sacrifices of military medical workers, with a focus on those who served during the Vietnam War.
Steinem encourages collaboration, cross-generational dialogue for modern feminists during Vanderbilt talk
Nov. 4, 2019—Feminist activist and award-winning writer Gloria Steinem is hopeful about the future of feminism and its critical role in shaping society and policy around the world, she told a full house of Vanderbilt community members gathered at Central Library on Nov. 1.
Oct. 21, 2019—Scholar Juan Pablo Alperin will discuss the impact of the Open Access movement on the research landscape of Latin American scholarship during a luncheon lecture and discussion Oct. 29.
Oct. 11, 2019—Vanderbilt faculty, staff and alumni will be part of this weekend’s free Southern Festival of Books downtown at War Memorial Plaza and the Nashville Public Library.
Oct. 11, 2019—The Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center, in partnership with the Chancellor’s Lecture Series, will host Gloria Steinem, an award-winning writer, feminist activist and co-founder of "Ms." magazine, for a conversation on Nov. 1. Tickets for the event are available at the Sarratt Box Office to those with a Vanderbilt ID.
Oct. 2, 2019—Global leaders of the Music Encoding Initiative will be at Vanderbilt Oct. 24-27 for a free public workshop on the guidelines and tools for encoding music notation in computational form.
Aug. 9, 2019—Vanderbilt University will play a key role in the Tennessee Triennial for Contemporary Art, scheduled for 2021, by hosting artwork for the event in the Fine Arts Gallery. The Tennessee Triennial will be spread across four cities, placing art in museums, contemporary art spaces and universities in Nashville, Memphis, Knoxville and Chattanooga.
Apr. 17, 2019—The creation of a faculty commons and a digital commons are among the recommendations of a feasibility study for renovation of an architecturally noted building at 1101 19th Ave. S.
Apr. 5, 2019—Provost Susan R. Wente will host a town hall in partnership with the Faculty Senate to discuss proposed uses of a 19th Avenue building acquired by the university.
Feb. 13, 2019—David Lat, editor at large and founding editor of "Above the Law," will explore the forces shaping the future of law and legal education, including the influence of technology, during a special lunch hour talk and moderated discussion on Feb. 26.
Jan. 25, 2019—Vanderbilt’s Center for Latin American Studies and the Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries will host a public lunchtime lecture featuring Jason De León, associate professor of anthropology at the University of Michigan and a MacArthur Fellowship recipient, on Friday, Feb. 8. De León's talk is titled “Soldiers and Kings: Violence, Masculinity and Photoethnographic Practice in the Context of Human Smuggling Across Mexico.”