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Peabody collaboration encourages teens to become ‘makers of content’

Sep. 16, 2014—A collaboration between Peabody College and the Nashville Public Library has created a new public library makerspace for area teens called Studio NPL.

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(Lunch) Box series resumes with Divinity Dean Emilie Townes

Aug. 29, 2014—Vanderbilt Divinity Dean Emilie Townes will lead off the fall 2014 Thinking Out of the (Lunch) Box series Sept. 3 at the downtown library.

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Anna Quindlen: ‘Still Life with Bread Crumbs’ at Blair School

Jan. 31, 2014—Best-selling author Anna Quindlen will read from and sign her latest novel, Still Life with Bread Crumbs, at 6:15 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 5, in Ingram Hall at Vanderbilt’s Blair School of Music. The event is part of the Salon@615 lecture series, a partnership among the Nashville Public Library, Parnassus Books, the Nashville Public Library Foundation and...

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‘Difficult Art’ focus of December (Lunch) Box talk

Dec. 2, 2013—Martin Rapisarda will discuss the "Difficult Art" exhibition at the Dec. 4 "Thinking Out of the (Lunch) Box: Conversations with a Philosophical Flavor with David Wood" at the Nashville Public Library.

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‘Nashville for All of Us’ topic of November (Lunch) Box talk

Nov. 4, 2013—Vanderbilt University professors Dan Cornfield and Alistair Newbern will discuss "Nashville for All of Us" at the Nov. 6 Thinking Out of the (Lunch) Box: Conversations with a Philosophical Flavor with David Wood.

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October Thinking Out of the (Lunch) Box: Laurel Schneider

Sep. 30, 2013—Laurel Schneider, a professor of religious studies and gender and women's studies, will speak on "Animal-Vegetable-Mineral: How Do We Think About Relationality After the Genome Project?" at the Oct. 2 Thinking Out of the (Lunch) Box event.

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Listen: Marionette show at Vanderbilt brings ancient Maya tales to life

Sep. 20, 2013—The adventures of ancient Maya mythical heroes will be dramatized in a free marionette show that premieres Sept. 26 at Vanderbilt University's Central Library.

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Lunch and Learn: David Lewis “What to Expect in Obama’s Second Term”

Jan. 16, 2013—Watch video from the January 9 Lunch and Learn event with David Lewis. David Lewis, assistant chair of political science, spoke on “What to Expect in Obama’s Second Term”. President Obama was reelected with 332 Electoral College votes and 50.6% of the popular vote. Internationally, he faces a number of challenges in regions ranging from...

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Nashville’s local food movement topic of (Lunch) Box talk

Nov. 29, 2012—Local food initiatives that view urban farming as a path toward a healthier community will be the focus of “Thinking Out of the (Lunch) Box: Conversations with a philosophical flavor with David Wood” on Dec. 5. The event, which is open to the public, takes place at the Nashville Public Library, 615 Church St. Each...

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Focus on the future topic of post-election (Lunch) Box talk

Oct. 30, 2012—Michael Bess and Mike Vandenbergh, two Vanderbilt University professors, and Samar Ali, a Vanderbilt alumna who works in the Haslam administration, will address “Visions of the Future” Nov. 7 at the Nashville Public Library, 615 Church St.

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Lunch and Learn: John Geer

Sep. 25, 2012—Watch video from the September 21 Lunch and Learn event with John Geer. John Geer, chair of political science, spoke on “Negativity and the 2012 Presidential Campaign: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly.” This presidential campaign will be the most negative in modern history. Geer argued why that is true and why that development...

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Fall (Lunch) Box series opens with wrongful conviction story

Aug. 28, 2012—Ndume Olatushani and Anne-Marie Moyes will discuss “Coming Back to Life: One Man’s Story of Wrongful Conviction” when Thinking Out of the (Lunch) Box: Conversations with a Philosophical Flavor with David Wood resumes Sept. 5.

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