Mar. 12, 2012—A series of events at Vanderbilt will provide cross-disciplinary perspectives on the Arab Spring.
Sep. 9, 2011—Richard McGregor, associate professor of religious studies, Dana Nelson, the Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Professor of English and American Studies, and Thomas Schwartz, professor of history, will examine “The 10-Year Shadow of 9/11: How Would America be Different Without It?” during a roundtable discussion Sept. 13.
Sep. 6, 2011—Vanderbilt University will observe the tenth anniversary of 9/11 with several public events including musical performances, an interfaith service and a talk by Lawrence Wright. Events are free and open to the public.
Feb. 15, 2011—Panelists for the forum “Revolution in the Middle East!” are Katherine Blue Carroll, assistant professor of political science; Richard McGregor, associate professor of Islamic Studies; Beverly Moran, professor of law; and Thomas Schwartz, professor of history. Cherie Fathy, a junior in the College of Arts and Science, will serve as moderator.
Nov. 2, 2010—Listen to Lenn Goodman, the Andrew W. Mellon Professor of Humanities and professor of philosophy, and Richard McGregor, assistant professor of religious studies, speaking about a 10th-century Islamic ecological fable. Interviewed by Chris Benda, theological librarian at the Divinity School.