Jul. 20, 2020—Emeritus Divinity School professor Jack Sasson was recently surprised with a virtual celebration featuring contributing scholars to a new book honoring his renowned scholarship.
Apr. 13, 2020—The College of Arts and Science will convert four programs and one center into full departments, following approval from the Board of Trust.
Feb. 14, 2020—Mazalit Haim, assistant professor of the practice of Jewish Studies, will present “The Netflix-ization of Israeli and Middle Eastern Cultures: Israel, the Arab World and the Globalization of Television” on Thursday, Feb. 20, at 5 p.m. in Buttrick Hall, Room 306.
Vanderbilt archaeologists discover important medieval and Roman artifacts in ancient port city of Caesarea
Dec. 16, 2019—Vanderbilt archaeologists have uncovered clues to everyday life in the medieval Near East, as well as the best-preserved remains found to date of Herod’s Temple of Rome and Augustus, at the site of what was once a bustling port city on the Mediterranean.
Sep. 5, 2019—"A Short History of Anger," centering on the devastating and lasting impact of state-sponsored ethnic cleansing and forced migration, will be performed Sept. 14 at the Blair School of Music.
May. 13, 2019—Faculty members Rebecca K. VanDiver and Phillip I. Lieberman are the only professors in Tennessee to receive 2019 Summer Stipends from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Mar. 5, 2019—The Program in Jewish Studies presents Art is My Weapon, a performance/lecture from David Shneer of the University of Colorado and singer Jewlia Eisenberg.
Jan. 21, 2019—Vanderbilt University may submit one application for the Covenant Foundation Grants. The Covenant Foundation invites applications for innovative programs in Jewish schools, community organizations, and other institutional settings.
Oct. 10, 2018—Vanderbilt Jewish Studies will bring three scholars to Vanderbilt for a roundtable discussion on “Antisemitism in Contemporary American Politics” on Thursday, Nov. 8.
Dec. 11, 2017—Shaul Kelner, associate professor of sociology and Jewish studies, will moderate "Remembering the Refuseniks," a Dec. 14 discussion with Nashville activists who helped Soviet Jews escape the Iron Curtain.
Oct. 16, 2017—Researchers from a variety of institutions who study the Late Antiquity will be on campus Oct. 19-20 for a consortium in which Vanderbilt faculty across many academic disciplines will participate.
Sep. 3, 2017—Specialists on Islam will come together Sept. 7-9 at Sarratt Student Center to discuss the historical and contemporary facets of being Muslim in a wide variety of locales and language communities.