Feb. 24, 2009—A new way to negotiate the differences between the Hindu, Christian and Buddhist traditions will be proposed during a public lecture by a Vanderbilt Divinity School professor on March 10.
Jan. 27, 2009—Marvin Krislov, the former general counsel at the University of Michigan during the landmark 2003 Supreme Court affirmative action cases will speak at Vanderbilt Law School.
MEDIA ADVISORY: Founder of Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee speaks at Jan. 19 celebration of legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. at Vanderbilt University
Jan. 15, 2009—Charles McDew, a founder of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) and its chairman from 1961 to 1964, will deliver the keynote lecture Monday, Jan. 19, for Vanderbilt University's 2009 Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Series. The event is free and open to the public.
Nov. 11, 2008—Identifying and developing talent in gifted students is the topic of a free public lecture Nov. 18 at 7 p.m. by gifted children expert Donna Ford at the Nashville Public Library. The library is located at 615 Church St. in downtown Nashville. Ford will share current research on how to identify and develop talent in...
Oct. 23, 2008—Uncovering ancient treasures, helping police catch dangerous looters and working with the Maya citizens to protect their resources…these are typical activities in the life of Vanderbilt archaeologist Arthur Demarest, who will give a free public lecture Tuesday, Oct. 28, on the Vanderbilt campus.
Oct. 15, 2008—An attorney for the New Orleans Workers' Center for Racial Justice, Jennifer Rosenbaum, will give a talk on the harsh realities of guest workers in the United States, entitled "Bonded Labor for a New Millennium: Guest Workers and Indentured Servitude in Post-Katrina American Politics." The event will be held on Oct. 20 at 4:30 p.m. at Vanderbilt Law School's Hyatt Room. The event is free and open to the public.
Oct. 14, 2008—Celebrated independent film director Charles Burnett will host a conversation on Friday, Oct. 17, from 4-5 p.m. in the auditorium of the Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center at Vanderbilt University.
CNN’s Soledad O’Brien talks diversity on TV, behind the scenes and in our lives Oct. 14 at Vanderbilt University
Sep. 30, 2008—Soledad O'Brien, anchor and special correspondent for CNN: Special Investigations Unit, will deliver a talk, "Diversity: On TV, Behind the Scenes and in Our Lives," 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 14, in Langford Auditorium at Vanderbilt University.
Former Guantanamo Bay Army chaplain falsely accused of espionage speaks at Vanderbilt University Sept. 22
Sep. 10, 2008—James J. Yee, Army captain and former chaplain at the United States military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, who was falsely accused of espionage and arrested and imprisoned for nearly three months before charges were dropped, will bring his story to Vanderbilt Monday, Sept. 22.
Sep. 10, 2008—E. Ann Kaplan, Distinguished Professor of English and Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies and director of the Humanities Institute at Stony Brook University, will present a lecture on Monday, Sept. 15, at 4:10 p.m. in the auditorium of the Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center at Vanderbilt University.
Aug. 15, 2008—"Global Warming – What do we know and what we should do?" is the title of a free public lecture that will be given Thursday afternoon, Sept. 4, on the Vanderbilt University campus.
Apr. 18, 2008—Gifted education expert Joyce VanTassel-Baska will deliver a free public lecture, "Do Gifted Children Need Gifted Education?" Thursday, April 24, at 6:30 p.m. at the downtown Nashville Public Library. The library is located at 615 Church St.