Lectures and events Archives
Teacher, activist Acosta to speak on rights and education of Chicanx and Latinx youth Dec. 7 at Vanderbilt
Nov. 17, 2017—Activist Curtis Acosta's talk is titled “Victory in Arizona: Defending the Rights and Education of Chicanx/Latinx Youth."
Nov. 10, 2017—In this special evening Lunch Box event, we will enjoy Mark Cabus’ one-man performance of the Charles Dickens classic novella A Christmas Carol. In this one-hour version, Cabus plays 18 different parts, acting as both the narrator and the characters that have come to signify the holiday season.
Nov. 8, 2017—David E. Wilson, who leads a global team at National Instruments responsible for defining and promoting the software technologies of the company's platform in education and industry, will deliver the School of Engineering’s annual Schmidt Family Educational Technologies Lecture on Wednesday, Nov. 15.
Nov. 3, 2017—In partnership with The Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Vanderbilt University presents “Food for Thought,” a three-part series of lunchtime conversations with Vanderbilt professors, Frist Center curators, and other members of the Nashville community. The next event is Nov. 14 at noon.
Nov. 1, 2017—Alexander Kott, chief of the Network Science Division of the Army Research Laboratory headquartered in Adelphi, Maryland, will speak beginning at 4 p.m. Nov. 2 at the Engineering and Science Building. The event is sponsored by the Office of the Vice Provost for Research in coordination with the School of Engineering.
Oct. 30, 2017—A noted neuroscientist who studies the number of neurons present in the brains of different species, including humans, will discuss her groundbreaking work during a lunchtime talk Wednesday, Nov. 1.
Oct. 27, 2017—Bettina Bergmann, a leading expert on Greek and Roman art who creates three-dimensional models to explore the visual and intellectual world of the ancient Romans, will speak at Cohen Hall Nov. 2.
Oct. 26, 2017—The Office of Student Leadership Development is hosting the third annual TEDxVanderbiltUniversity event from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 12, in Sarratt Cinema.
Oct. 25, 2017—Luciana de Oliveira, president of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) and professor in the Language and Literacy Learning in Multilingual Settings program at the University of Miami, will speak at Vanderbilt’s Peabody College on Thursday, Nov. 2.
Oct. 25, 2017—The "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt" and "30 Rock" star will speak at Langford Auditorium in a lecture sponsored by the Office of LGBTQI Life.
Oct. 20, 2017—Pinelopi Goldberg of Yale University will present the 2017 Steine Lecture in Economics, “Trade Policy in an Era of Growing Inequality," Nov. 16 at 4 p.m.
Oct. 20, 2017—Manasi Deshpande, assistant professor of economics at the University of Chicago, will present the College of Arts and Science Emerging Scholars Lecture Nov. 6.