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Opening reception for ‘The Form of Reform’ art exhibit at Curb Center is Jan. 17

Jan. 10, 2020—The Curb Center at Vanderbilt will host an opening reception for its newest installation, "The Form of Reform," which showcases paintings, drawings, sculpture, leather work, jewelry and writings from Tennessee’s death row population.

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Summer Institute to engage community on racial justice

May. 30, 2018—Five free public events are part of the Summer Institute presented by Vanderbilt's Public Theology and Racial Justice Collaborative June 4-8.

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Author of fierce family memoir ‘Cuz’ to deliver Howard Lecture

Mar. 7, 2018—Danielle Allen, a Harvard political theorist who has written a family memoir about the life and tragic death of her previously incarcerated first cousin, will deliver the Harry C. Howard Lecture on March 13.

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Vanderbilt’s Osher Lifelong Learning offers new fall classes

Aug. 4, 2017—Architectural treasures, Broadway plays on film, and a first-time preview of a Nashville Ballet performance are among the rich subjects offered this fall by Vanderbilt's Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.

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Divinity School makes list of ‘Seminaries that Change the World’

Sep. 16, 2016—Vanderbilt Divinity School is included on a short list of "Seminaries that Change the World" for its programs and opportunities for students to engage in social justice and service work.

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Noted prison reform experts to share insights at Turner conference

Mar. 11, 2015—"Re-Visioning Justice in America," an April 17-19 public conference on prison reform sponsored by Vanderbilt Divinity School's Cal Turner Program, will feature keynote talks by Michelle Alexander, Bryan Stevenson and Howard Zehr.

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Longtime prisoner Russell Maroon Shoats focus of discussion

Oct. 4, 2012—A panel of scholars and activists will discuss the impact of longtime prisoner, writer and activist Russell Maroon Shoats on grassroots political activism Oct. 11 at Vanderbilt University.

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