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Lunch and Learn Event with John Geer

Apr. 19, 2012—Watch video from the April 18 Lunch and Learn Event featuring John Geer, chair of political science, speaking on “Why the Tea Party is Obama’s Ace in the Hole.” The typical view is that President Obama has been weakened by the strength of the Tea Party movement.  While the Tea Party is formidable force in American...

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Tea Party’s role in upcoming presidential election topic of lunchtime lecture

Apr. 6, 2012—The Tea Party is a formidable force in American politics, but the movement will actually help President Obama win re-election in 2012, according to John Geer, chair of Vanderbilt’s political science department. Geer will discuss “Why the Tea Party is Obama’s Ace in the Hole” during a lunchtime lecture Wednesday, April 18, at the downtown...

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Tepper to speak at Nashville Public Library March 21

Mar. 7, 2012—  Steven Tepper, assistant professor of sociology and associate director of the Curb Center for Art, Enterprise and Public Policy at Vanderbilt, will give a Night at the Library lecture Wednesday, March 21. Tepper will speak in the auditorium at the downtown Nashville Public Library at 7 p.m. A reception will precede his talk at...

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Zombie images focus of March (Lunch) Box lecture March 7

Mar. 1, 2012—James McFarland, assistant professor of German and film, will speak on the historical beginnings of the zombie image and the reasons why it remains pervasive today in literature, film and other areas of current culture. His talk is titled “Profane Apocalypse: The Zombie Image as a Historical Symptom.”

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John Lachs leads off spring Thinking Out of the (Lunch) Box talks

Jan. 24, 2012—Vanderbilt University Centennial Professor of Philosophy John Lachs will discuss “The Cost of Comfort” Feb. 1 when Thinking Out of the (Lunch) Box starts its new series at the Nashville Public Library.

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