Oct. 30, 2019—John W. Janusek, an Andean anthropologist whose interests ranged from the development of complex societies in South America to the history of beer and brewing, died Oct. 22.
Nov. 29, 2017—With a provost-funded Research Scholar Grant, John Janusek has been able to expand his decades-long research into Tiwanaku, one of the Andes’ earliest cities and an influential religious center.
Mar. 6, 2017—The first total solar eclipse to sweep across the United States in 99 years will occur on Aug. 21, with Nashville in its direct path. The Office of the Vice Provost for Learning and Residential Affairs, in partnership with a variety of internal and external partners, including Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory, is coordinating a series of student competitions, curricular and co-curricular programs, and special events to celebrate.
Feb. 13, 2017—Six new courses, ranging from the impact of African music on politics to the interdisciplinary applications of virtual reality to big data methods for smart city development, are among the second set of University Courses to be offered at Vanderbilt University.
Feb. 12, 2016—Eos-funded projects include curriculum development, reading series, speakers, seminars and more.
Aug. 27, 2013—"Sacred Ecology: Landscape Transformations for Ritual Practice," a symposium that explores the various experiences of complex ritual sites around the world and across all periods of history, takes place Aug. 30 at the Sarratt Student Center.
Feb. 26, 2013—Several events planned in conjunction with an upcoming exhibition at The Frist Center for the Visual Arts will feature lectures by Vanderbilt anthropologists and be co-sponsored by Vanderbilt's Center for Latin American Studies.