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‘Free Trip to Egypt’ screening Jan. 26

Jan. 15, 2020—Tarek Mounib’s documentary film Free Trip to Egypt will be screened on Sunday, Jan. 26, beginning at 7 p.m. at the Kissam Center, Room C210. The screening is free to Vanderbilt students, faculty and staff with a Vanderbilt ID.

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Beverly Asbury, ‘conscience’ of Vanderbilt University, dies

Aug. 31, 2018—The Rev. Beverly A. Asbury, who worked tirelessly as Vanderbilt's first chaplain to eliminate racial- and religious-based hatred and to promote inclusion and respect for others, has died.

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Divinity School hosts ‘The Body Is Not an Apology’ author, activist

Mar. 14, 2018—Sonya Renee Taylor, an award-winning performance poet, activist and founder of "The Body Is Not an Apology" movement, will speak at a Divinity School community brunch March 16.

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Vanderbilt to host Thomas Merton Centenary Celebration

Nov. 13, 2015—Thomas Merton's legacy as an influential Catholic author, artist and advocate for peace and civil rights will be celebrated at Vanderbilt the first week of December with events that include jazz and poetry performances.

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Gender violence prevention expert Jackson Katz to speak at Vanderbilt Sept. 10

Sep. 2, 2015—Jackson Katz, internationally recognized for his groundbreaking work in the field of gender violence prevention education and critical media literacy, will deliver a talk on Thursday, Sept. 10, at Vanderbilt’s Student Life Center.

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Meditation workshop at new zen garden scheduled for April 7

Apr. 2, 2015—Project Dialogue and the Vanderbilt Buddhist Community will host a meditation workshop at the new zen garden at the Office of the University Chaplain and Religious Life on April 7.

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Project Dialogue event to examine roots of terrorism

Feb. 4, 2015—Renowned scholars Sheikh Abdul Nasir Jangda and Abdelrehman Murphy will discuss the causes of terrorism around the world and the misalignment of terrorism with Islam at 6 p.m. Feb. 8 for a Project Dialogue event.

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Documentary examines clergy serving in the military

Nov. 7, 2014—The Vanderbilt Divinity School student group Students Exploring Chaplaincy is partnering with Project Dialogue for a special screening of Chaplains Under Fire at 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 10 in Sarratt Cinema. The event is free and open to the public.

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‘Food and Faith’ author presents pair of events Nov. 12

Nov. 7, 2014—Norman Wirzba will speak on the themes of his book "Food and Faith: A Theology of Eating" during a pair of events Nov. 12 at Vanderbilt.

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Vanderbilt’s Project Dialogue marks 25 years with concert by Matisyahu

Aug. 27, 2014—Project Dialogue is marking its 25th anniversary with a concert by Matisyahu, an artist who blends Orthodox Judaism themes with reggae, rock and hip hop.

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Dr. Drew final speaker in 2013-14 Project Dialogue series at Vanderbilt

Mar. 18, 2014—Physician Drew Pinsky, host of the nightly show "Dr. Drew On Call" on cable television network HLN, will deliver a talk, “When Painkillers Become Dangerous,” Thursday, March 20, at Vanderbilt's Student Life Center ballroom.

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Cokie Roberts: “Insiders’ View of Washington, D.C.”

Apr. 3, 2012—Watch video of ABC News political analyst and National Public Radio senior news analyst Cokie Roberts presenting “Insiders’ View of Washington, D.C.,” on March 28, at Vanderbilt University’s Langford Auditorium. The event was part of the university’s Project Dialogue series, which is dedicated to creating opportunities for students, staff and faculty to engage in public discourse and dialogue in an...

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