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‘A Conversation with Jaquira Díaz’ moves online April 16

Apr. 10, 2020—A conversation with Jaquira Díaz, whose March talk on campus for the Harry C. Howard Lecture was canceled, has been moved online April 16 by the Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities.

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Recent Books, Winter 2020

Feb. 19, 2020—Qualitative Data Collection Tools: Design, Development, and Applications, (2020, Sage Publishers) by Felice D. Billups, EdD’91 This unique supplementary text will guide students and new researchers to design, develop, pilot and employ qualitative tools in order to collect qualitative data. Templates of interview protocols, focus group moderator guides, content analysis tools, document analysis tools, reflective...

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Vanderbilt University Press Editorial Committee announced

May. 24, 2019—Thirteen faculty members have been selected to support the continued excellence and growth of the Vanderbilt University Press for the 2019-20 academic year.

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Celebration honors 11 new endowed chair holders

Dec. 5, 2017—Eleven Vanderbilt University faculty members named to endowed chairs were recognized for their outstanding scholarship and research during a celebration at the Student Life Center Nov. 29.

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Human Connection: Writer Lee Conell crafts stories full of feeling

Nov. 21, 2017—Lee Conell, MFA’15, is not the sort of writer who cultivates a high profile. While she’s excited about the upcoming launch of her first story collection, Subcortical, she finds the public role of author far removed from the drive that compels her to write. “Writing for me is an intensely private thing,” Conell says. “I...

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Sealy wins first faculty diversity award; five others recognized

Mar. 31, 2016—The first winner of a Vanderbilt award to recognize faculty who contribute to diversity went to Linda Sealy of the School of Medicine.

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Alumni Marshall and Carlson-Wee among Vanderbilt Visiting Writers

Mar. 14, 2016—The Gertrude and Harold Vanderbilt Visiting Writers Series will host two alumni who are award-winning poets. Anders Carlson-Wee and Nate Marshall will give public readings the week of March 14-18.

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Recent Books, Fall 2015

Oct. 23, 2015—Black Practical Theology (2015, Baylor University Press) by Dale Andrews, MA’97, PhD’98, Distinguished Professor of Homiletics and Social Justice, and Robert Smith, editors Black Practical Theology brings together a conversation between scholars working within the traditional disciplines of theological education and those working within practical theology. To this ongoing conversation, the editors add the voices...

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2015 Southern Festival of Books features Vanderbilt faculty

Oct. 7, 2015—The Vanderbilt community will be well-represented at the 2015 Southern Festival of Books, with several faculty and alumni discussing their work.

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Vanderbilt faculty name their favorite reading this year

Dec. 15, 2014—MyVU asked a handful of Vanderbilt faculty members to name the book that left a lasting impression on them this year. Their diverse recommendations span fiction, nonfiction, history, thriller, biography, memoir and more.

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Noted writers discuss Latino and Latina poetry at Vanderbilt symposium

Feb. 10, 2014—Vanderbilt University’s Program in Latino and Latina Studies will host its inaugural symposium, "Looking Out, Looking In: Latina/o Poetry," on Thursday, Feb. 13.

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New Vanderbilt Latino and Latina studies program launched

Oct. 10, 2013—Vanderbilt University will celebrate the fall launch of Latino and Latina Studies, a new multidisciplinary program, with several events during Hispanic Heritage Month, including an Oct. 15 talk by author Joy Castro.

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