Lectures and events
Feb. 10, 2015—Musician Ivor "Jerry" Moore, one of the original Freedom Riders, will be featured at a Feb. 23 performance event sponsored by Religion in the Arts and Contemporary Culture at Vanderbilt Divinity School.
Nov. 20, 2014—University of Pennsylvania visual arts scholar Michael Leja will discuss the early 20th-century art movement known as Synchromism when he delivers the Goldberg Lecture Dec. 4 at Cohen Hall.
Nov. 4, 2014—Environmental scientist Chris Vanags will discuss overcoming obstacles to scientific innovation at the Nov. 5 Thinking Out of the (Lunch) Box talk at the Nashville Public Library.
Nov. 3, 2014—A University of Iowa professor will discuss the impact of renewed popularity of a bison-based diet on Native American communities when she delivers the Howard L. Harrod Lecture at Vanderbilt Divinity School Nov. 6.
Oct. 17, 2014—Liza Donnelly, a writer and cartoonist for "The New Yorker" magazine, will speak at Vanderbilt's Student Life Center on Monday, Nov. 10.
Oct. 17, 2014—Vanderbilt Libraries' celebration of Open Access Week includes an Oct. 23 talk by Duke University Law School Associate Dean Richard Danner.
Sep. 2, 2014—Biblical scholar Amy-Jill Levine places Jesus' parables in their first-century context in her new book "Short Stories by Jesus."
Jun. 19, 2014—Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Hedrick Smith and civil rights advocate John Seigenthaler will host a forum on the inequality of income in America.
Mar. 29, 2013—Watch a conversation with former Sen. George Mitchell, who served as U.S. Special Envoy for Middle East Peace from 2009 to 2011 and as independent chairman of the Northern Ireland Peace Talks, facilitated by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist David Maraniss at Vanderbilt University March 18, 2013.