Lectures and events
Mar. 7, 2018—The 2018 Cuninggim Lecture on Women in Culture and Society—presented Wednesday, March 21, by the Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center—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.
Mar. 2, 2018—Alan Krueger, the Bendheim Professor of Economics and Public Affairs at Princeton University and current vice president of the American Economic Association, will discuss "Rockonomics: The Economics of Popular Music” on Monday, March 26.
Mar. 1, 2018—The Vanderbilt Child and Family Center hosts its ninth annual Elder Care Fair on Wednesday, March 14, providing an excellent opportunity to obtain helpful information about available community resources and services for seniors and adult caregivers.
Feb. 28, 2018—Vanderbilt Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos will host a discussion with former U.S. Rep. Patrick J. Kennedy on Tuesday, March 13. “A Common Struggle: Making Mental Health Essential Health” will begin at 6:30 p.m. in Langford Auditorium.
Feb. 23, 2018—Comedian Megan Gogerty is having a midlife crisis. When a friend suggests that she - a sunny, nerdy, cornfed comic - can’t play Lady Macbeth, that tragic figure of darkness and power, Megan launches on a quest to prove otherwise, only to discover Lady M isn’t all that she’s cracked up to be.
Feb. 23, 2018—Terry Galloway spent years living in silence until technology, in the form of a cochlear implant, caught up with her. "You Are My Sunshine" is Terry's comic, sometimes moving, sometimes profane, exploration of what happened after she literally regained her senses.
Feb. 23, 2018—"Hidden Figures" author Margot Lee Shetterly discussed the importance of African Americans role models in telling America's story during a campus visit Feb. 20.
Feb. 23, 2018—The Fine Arts Gallery presents its exhibit "America Creative: Portraits by Everett Raymond Kinstler" beginning March 23.
Feb. 22, 2018—The School of Medicine invites the Vanderbilt community to three upcoming lectures.
Feb. 20, 2018—Gustavo Silva, assistant professor of biology at Duke University, will discuss “K63 Ubiquitin and the Regulation of Translation in Response to Oxidative Stress” beginning at 4 p.m. Thursday, March 1, in Preston Research Building, Room 206. The talk is part of the Discovery Science Emerging Scholars Lecture series.
Feb. 15, 2018—Carlo Ratti, director of MIT's Senseable City Lab and an architect and engineer by training, will deliver the School of Engineering’s John R. and Donna S. Hall Engineering Lecture on Thursday, Feb. 22. The lecture also will be streamed live.
Feb. 14, 2018—The Vanderbilt community is invited to attend a lunch-and-learn panel discussion about the proposed Nashville Transit Plan Feb. 23.