Thinking Out of the (lunch) Box Archives
Sep. 25, 2014—A talk at the Nashville Public Library Oct. 1 will feature Vanderbilt's John Geer and spotlight research on negative political ads.
Aug. 29, 2014—Vanderbilt Divinity Dean Emilie Townes will lead off the fall 2014 Thinking Out of the (Lunch) Box series Sept. 3 at the downtown library.
Nov. 4, 2013—Vanderbilt University professors Dan Cornfield and Alistair Newbern will discuss "Nashville for All of Us" at the Nov. 6 Thinking Out of the (Lunch) Box: Conversations with a Philosophical Flavor with David Wood.
Sep. 28, 2012—“Occupy Wall Street, Democratic Process and Lessons for November” will be the focus of the Thinking Out of the (Lunch) Box: Conversations with a Philosophical Flavor with David Wood event on Oct. 5.
Apr. 17, 2012—The “Thinking Out of the (Lunch) Box: Conversations with a Philosophical Flavor” series hosted by David Wood continues May 2 with a discussion led by Mona Frederick, executive director of the Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities at Vanderbilt, and Kate Rattner, the Warren Center’s activities coordinator. Mona Frederick The topic will be “Recovering Lost...
Apr. 6, 2012—The Tea Party is a formidable force in American politics, but the movement will actually help President Obama win re-election in 2012, according to John Geer, chair of Vanderbilt’s political science department. Geer will discuss “Why the Tea Party is Obama’s Ace in the Hole” during a lunchtime lecture Wednesday, April 18, at the downtown...
Mar. 1, 2012—James McFarland, assistant professor of German and film, will speak on the historical beginnings of the zombie image and the reasons why it remains pervasive today in literature, film and other areas of current culture. His talk is titled “Profane Apocalypse: The Zombie Image as a Historical Symptom.”
Jan. 24, 2012—Vanderbilt University Centennial Professor of Philosophy John Lachs will discuss “The Cost of Comfort” Feb. 1 when Thinking Out of the (Lunch) Box starts its new series at the Nashville Public Library.
Jan. 19, 2012—Vanderbilt University Department of Philosophy and the Nashville Public Library present Thinking Out of the (Lunch) Box: Conversations with a philosophical flavor with David Wood, the W. Alton Jones Professor of Philosophy at Vanderbilt. The latest installment of the series takes place Wednesday, Feb. 1, at 11:30 a.m. at the downtown Nashville Public Library at...