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Deep history of Nashville Public Square inspires sound artist

Oct. 19, 2018—The complex history of Nashville’s Public Square Park—including stories of Native and African Americans—has inspired a public performance by visiting sound artist Guillermo Galindo Oct. 25.

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Milner to give 2018 Brown Lecture in Education Research

Oct. 16, 2018—H. Richard Milner IV, Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Education, has been tapped by the American Educational Research Association to deliver the 2018 Brown Lecture in Education Research in Washington, D.C., Oct. 25.

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Pulitzer Prize-winning author, oncologist Siddhartha Mukherjee to give Chancellor’s Lecture Nov. 1

Oct. 16, 2018—Siddhartha Mukherjee will discuss his latest work, "The Gene: An Intimate History," at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 1 in Langford Auditorium as part of the Chancellor's Lecture Series.

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‘Undocumented’ author Dan-el Padilla Peralta to deliver Hispanic Heritage Month lecture Oct. 15

Oct. 15, 2018—Dan-el Padilla Peralta, author of the memoir "Undocumented: A Dominican Boy’s Odyssey from a Homeless Shelter to the Ivy League," will deliver a Hispanic Heritage Month lecture at 7 p.m. Oct. 15 in Sarratt Cinema.

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Film director, producer Tom Neff to lead discussion on Coach Ed Temple and TSU Tigerbelles Oct. 18

Oct. 11, 2018—Vanderbilt’s Sports and Society Initiative will host a program centered on former Tennessee State University track and field coach Ed Temple and the famed TSU Tigerbelles on Thursday, Oct. 18.

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Virtual archaeologist to deliver Goldberg Lecture Thursday

Oct. 10, 2018—Bernard Frischer, a leading virtual archaeologist and director of the Virtual Heritage Program and professor of informatics at Indiana University, will deliver the Norman L. and Roselea J. Goldberg Lecture on Thursday, Oct. 11, in Cohen Memorial Hall.

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Anita Hill to speak at Vanderbilt University Oct. 28

Oct. 8, 2018—Best-selling author and legal scholar Anita Hill will deliver a lecture, “No Longer Silent: Underrepresented Narratives in Sexual Violence,” on Sunday, Oct. 28, in Langford Auditorium. Admission is free, but tickets are required for entry.

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Daymond John from ‘Shark Tank’ to speak Oct. 8

Oct. 5, 2018—“An Evening with Daymond John” is scheduled for Monday, Oct. 8, from 7 to 8 p.m. in Langford Auditorium.

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NROTC Alumni Association hosts 10th annual National Security Symposium

Oct. 4, 2018—The Vanderbilt NROTC Alumni Association will host its 10th annual National Security Symposium on Friday, Oct. 12. ADM (Ret) William Gortney will discuss “The Strategic Landscape.”

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Chaplain’s Speaker Series hosts Jim Wallis Oct. 9

Oct. 2, 2018—Jim Wallis, a "New York Times" best-selling author and the founder of "Sojourners Magazine," will speak at Vanderbilt University Oct. 9 as part of the Chaplain’s Speaker Series.

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Barrett Lecture: ‘Challenging Family Separation in the Courts’ Oct. 5

Sep. 27, 2018—Lee Gelernt, deputy director of the ACLU’s Immigrants’ Rights Project and director of the project’s Access to the Courts Program, will give Vanderbilt Law School's 2018-19 George Barrett Lecture on Friday, Oct. 5.

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Former ‘Teen Vogue’ editor-in-chief to give Cuninggim Lecture Oct. 4

Sep. 25, 2018—The 2018 Cuninggim Lecture on Women in Culture and Society—presented Thursday, Oct. 4—will feature Elaine Welteroth, former editor-in-chief of Teen Vogue, who was responsible for the magazine’s increased focus on politics and social justice issues.

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