Jim Lovensheimer

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    Zeppos, Randall, Diggs reflect on election, lessons drawn from Hamilton

    Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos and Writer-in-residence Alice Randall gathered in Langford Auditorium Wednesday evening to discuss Alexander Hamilton's influence on contemporary American politics, but it was the previous day’s momentous presidential election that pervaded the conversation. Daveed Diggs, a Tony winner for the hit Broadway musical "Hamilton," participated in a separate discussion as part of the event. Read More

    Nov 10, 2016

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    Daveed Diggs, Tony winner for ‘Hamilton,’ to speak at Vanderbilt Nov. 9

    Grammy and Tony Award-winning performer Daveed Diggs, who starred in the original Broadway cast of the hit musical "Hamilton," will speak at Vanderbilt Nov. 9. Preceding Diggs’ talk, Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos and Writer-in-residence Alice Randall will participate in a roundtable discussion providing insight into Alexander Hamilton, the statesman’s—and "Hamilton," the musical’s—influences on contemporary American politics. Read More

    Oct 31, 2016

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    Class of 2015: Nora Pertz follows her musical passions abroad

    At 14, Nora Pertz began pestering her mother to let her study abroad. And ever since her high school piano teacher found the program in Vienna, Austria, in which Pertz studied piano the summer before starting Vanderbilt, she has never looked back. Read More

    Apr 23, 2015

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    Alumni Association honors Jim Lovensheimer for educational contributions

    Jim Lovensheimer, associate professor of musicology, is the recipient of the 2015 Vanderbilt Alumni Education Award. Read More

    Apr 23, 2015

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    Vanderbilt faculty name their favorite reading this year

    MyVU asked a handful of Vanderbilt faculty members to name the book that left a lasting impression on them this year. Their diverse recommendations span fiction, nonfiction, history, thriller, biography, memoir and more. Read More

    Dec 15, 2014

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    Living and learning at Warren and Moore colleges

    Warren and Moore colleges, opened in August, continue Vanderbilt’s commitment of creating faculty-led living and learning communities. See photos of how faculty and students are collaborating to shape the undergraduate residential experience. Read More

    Oct 21, 2014

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    Powwow dance performance highlights Constitution and Citizenship Day

    Vanderbilt observed Constitution and Citizenship Day with an exhibition of pottery from the Catawba Indian Nation, a panel discussion on Indian sovereignty, and a powwow dance performance on Currey Field. Read More

    Sep 23, 2014

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    Open houses set for Warren and Moore Colleges

    Vanderbilt faculty, staff and students will have the opportunity to get a firsthand look at Warren and Moore colleges at a series of open houses scheduled in June and July. Read More

    Jun 16, 2014

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    Watch a video sneak peek of Warren and Moore colleges

    Construction on Warren and Moore colleges, which expand Vanderbilt’s residential college model to central campus, is nearing completion. Read More

    Jan 27, 2014

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    Faculty directors named for new College Halls

    As Moore and Warren Colleges take shape at the corner of West End and 21st avenues, two award-winning faculty members have been named to lead the new residential colleges that are part of the College Halls at Vanderbilt system. Read More

    Apr 22, 2013

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    Curb Center names Creative Campus grant recipients

    (John Russell/Vanderbilt) Creativity. Innovation. Change. The Curb Center at Vanderbilt is pleased to announce the winners of its signature Creative Campus Innovation Grant Program, which provides Vanderbilt faculty, staff and students the opportunity to produce original ideas, experiment and innovate in the classroom, and harness their creativity… Read More

    Sep 14, 2012

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    A Vanderbilt First!

    Besides fulfilling a life-long dream, Blair School of Music senior Ryan Korell is doing something no other Vanderbilt student has ever done. [vucastblurb]… Read More

    Apr 30, 2012

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    Voice your opinion about College Halls at Vanderbilt

    An artist's rendering of College Halls at Vanderbilt, the new residential college being constructed at the site of Kissam Quadrangle beginning May 2012. (Vanderbilt University) Vanderbilt is set to begin construction of the next phase of its residential college system – College Halls at Vanderbilt – and… Read More

    Nov 22, 2011

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    Jim Lovensheimer: “Why Musicals Matter”

    Watch video of the Sept. 6 Chancellor’s Lecture Series. Associate Professor of Musicology at the Blair School of Music Jim Lovensheimer presented “Why Musicals Matter” Sept. 6 at Vanderbilt University as part of the 2011-12 Chancellor’s Lecture Series. Lovensheimer illustrated how we can learn a lot about ourselves as a… Read More

    Sep 12, 2011

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    Musicologist Jim Lovensheimer will discuss the scholarly attributes of musicals at Vanderbilt University Sept. 6

    The first lecture of the 2011-12 Chancellor’s Lecture Series will recognize the research of Associate Professor of Musicology Jim Lovensheimer, who will present “Why Musicals Matter” on Sept. 6. The lecture will take place at 5:30 p.m. in Turner Hall at the Blair School of Music. Read More

    Aug 18, 2011

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    Video: A Year of Song: Robert’s Gift to Clara

    A Year of Song: Robert’s Gift to Clara – a celebration of the music and letters of composer Robert Schumann and his wife Clara. Narrated by Jim Lovensheimer; performers include soprano Amy Jarman, lyric baritone Jonathan Retzlaff; mezzo soprano Gayle Shay; pianist Melissa Rose. Concert is part of a two-day… Read More

    Jan 21, 2011

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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

  • Video: “Cornpone and the Cold War: Reassessing the Musical Li’l Abner”

    Video: “Cornpone and the Cold War: Reassessing the Musical Li’l Abner”

    Watch a talk by Jim Lovensheimer, Assistant Professor of Music History and Literature, Blair School of Music. Read More

    May 22, 2009