Sep. 29, 2016—The next 'World on Wednesdays' lecture explores the impact of racist societies Oct. 12.
Jul. 20, 2016—A Divinity School student has been awarded a Curb Public Scholarship to develop a game-based tool for reducing bias in group interactions.
Jun. 16, 2016—The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded a postdoctoral fellowship to Assistant Professor of English Marzia Milazzo for her research on colorblindness as a global attempt to obscure the reality of racial inequality.
Mar. 14, 2016—Bree Newsome, who became the face of the movement to remove the Confederate flag from the South Carolina statehouse grounds when she scaled a 30-foot flagpole last June, will speak at Vanderbilt University's Benton Chapel March 22.
Aug. 17, 2015—Black faculty members are expected to be “entertaining” when presenting academic research, according to a new study that traces modern day racial microagressions to past objectification of blacks.
Jun. 29, 2015—Vanderbilt professor Carol Swain can comment on the public use of the Confederate flag in light of the Charleston, South Carolina, shootings.
Jun. 19, 2015—Anthropologist Sophie Bjork-James can provide context to the white supremacist beliefs believed to have motivated Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof.
Vanderbilt experts can provide context on black church history and significance, mass shootings and mental health
Jun. 19, 2015—Dennis Dickerson, Sandra Barnes and Jonathan Metzl are available to provide valuable context to the tragedy in Charleston.