Aug. 17, 2018—The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Vanderbilt will offer fall classes about life on Mars, the 2018 midterms, American gun culture, and an Oz Arts production on human connections to the environment.
Sep. 12, 2017—A panel discussion about the end of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program will be held Thursday, Sept. 14, at Vanderbilt Law School.
Sep. 7, 2017—Poet Paul Verlaine rocketed between emotional highs and lows, between a life of complete freedom of movement and morals (leaving his wife to wander Europe with poet Arthur Rimbaud) and one of incarceration (serving a prison sentence after an argument that ended with Verlaine shooting at Rimbaud). A major influence on the French symbolist poets,...
May. 12, 2017—Vanderbilt students participating in a Maymester course taking place in Switzerland and Rome met with the United Nations high commissioner for human rights at the Palais Wilson building in Geneva.
Apr. 26, 2017—Read about the latest faculty, staff, student and alumni awards, appointments and achievements.
Jan. 18, 2017—Robert Barsky, professor of French and comparative literature, will discuss and sign his book Undocumented Immigrants in an Era of Arbitrary Law: The Flight and Plight of People Deemed Illegal, now out in paperback, beginning at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 1, at Barnes & Noble at Vanderbilt.
Aug. 31, 2016—Read about the latest faculty and student awards, appointments and achievements.
Apr. 11, 2016—An extraordinary collection of works by and about Paul Verlaine, one of France's most celebrated poets of the late 19th century, has been acquired by Vanderbilt University's W.T. Bandy Center for Baudelaire and French Studies.
Mar. 4, 2016—Shakespeare, transitional justice in South Africa, the Nashville Ballet, and Judaism are among the diverse topics open to all adults 50 and older this spring through the Institute for Lifelong Learning at Vanderbilt.
Sep. 16, 2015—Calling the notion of an immense wall between Mexico and the United States “nonsense,” a Vanderbilt professor in his new book makes the case for open borders between the two countries.