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Black Lives Matter co-founder to speak at Vanderbilt symposium

Sep. 9, 2018—Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Cullors will deliver the evening keynote address during a Sept. 20 symposium exploring the impact of Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy on struggles for racial and social justice.

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Summer Institute to engage community on racial justice

May. 30, 2018—Five free public events are part of the Summer Institute presented by Vanderbilt's Public Theology and Racial Justice Collaborative June 4-8.

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Biden’s conversation with chancellor calls for bipartisanship, optimism

Apr. 10, 2018—Former Vice President Joe Biden’s message to a packed Langford Auditorium on Tuesday revolved around two themes: a call for bipartisanship and a plea for Americans to remember who they are.

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Chancellor’s Lecture with Vice President Joe Biden sold out; overflow viewing options announced

Mar. 30, 2018—Free tickets to the April 10 Chancellor’s Lecture with Vice President Joe Biden in Langford Auditorium sold out almost instantly when they were released March 28. To provide more members of the Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center communities with an opportunity to view the event live, the university has established two overflow viewing options.

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Noted Holocaust researcher Father Patrick Desbois to give talk at Vanderbilt

Oct. 20, 2016—Father Patrick Desbois, a Roman Catholic priest who has devoted his life to researching the Holocaust, will give the keynote address Tuesday, Oct. 25, for Vanderbilt's Holocaust Lecture Series.

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Bill Nye lecture sold out; walk-ups encouraged at event

Sep. 11, 2014—Bill Nye, a popular scientist, engineer, comedian, author and inventor, will speak at 6 p.m. Oct. 7 at Vanderbilt’s Langford Auditorium. The event is sponsored by the Vanderbilt University Speakers Committee.

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Chancellor: University strikes bold path for the future

Apr. 3, 2014—New construction and the start of a new substantial academic venture capital fund were among the topics brought up by Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos during his address at Spring Faculty Assembly.

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Farmers’ Market kicks off May 3

Apr. 27, 2012—The 2012 Vanderbilt Farmers’ Market kicks off May 3 at Medical Center Plaza. It will be open every Thursday from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. all summer long. Stop by and shop for local fruits and vegetables, dairy products such as goat cheese, milk and yogurt, grass-fed beef, eggs, pasta, honey, healthy baked goods and...

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Impact Symposium lectures tackle American foreign policy March 19-21

Mar. 16, 2012—IMPACT Symposium will take place March 19-21. This year’s theme is “Rise of the Rest: What is the Future of American Foreign Policy?” Delivering public lectures will be United States Sen. Lamar Alexander; retired Gen. Wesley Clark; Jon Huntsman, the former Utah governor who has served as ambassador to Singapore and China and was a...

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Great Performances brings ‘Julius Caesar’ to Vanderbilt stage

Feb. 27, 2012—Great Performances at Vanderbilt will present a production by The Acting Company of William Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar Wednesday, Feb. 29. The 7:30 p.m. performance will be held in Langford Auditorium. “The Acting Company endures as the major touring classical theater in the U.S.,” according to The New York Times. Acting Company director Rob Melrose says...

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Oct. 4 Michael Moore lecture SOLD OUT

Sep. 26, 2011—Michael Moore, Oscar and Emmy-winning director of films "Roger & Me," "Bowling for Columbine" and "Fahrenheit 9/11," will speak at Vanderbilt University, Tuesday, Oct. 4, at 7 p.m. in Langford Auditorium.

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Flamenco superstar opens Great Performances season

Sep. 13, 2011—Great Performances at Vanderbilt kicks off its fall season with Spain’s flamenco superstar and former dancer with the National Ballet of Spain José Porcel. The event will take place Thursday, Sept. 22, at 7:30 p.m. in Langford Auditorium. Porcel has assembled a troupe of his country’s most acclaimed flamenco artists, renowned for performances that radiate...

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