Apr. 17, 2020—Tracy Sharpley-Whiting, a renowned scholar on race, gender and culture and chair of African American and Diaspora Studies, has won a Southeastern Conference Faculty Achievement Award.
Nov. 8, 2019—Acclaimed author and feminist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie will keynote a signature event as part of the Vanderbilt University Chancellor’s Lecture Series on Thursday, Nov. 21, at 6:30 p.m. in Langford Auditorium. The event, hosted by Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente, is free and open to the public.
May. 24, 2019—Thirteen faculty members have been selected to support the continued excellence and growth of the Vanderbilt University Press for the 2019-20 academic year.
Jan. 4, 2018—The university has named a committee charged with finding ways to assist Vanderbilt faculty who seek to further the impact of their achievements by communicating their research to broader audiences.
Oct. 19, 2017—While literary luminaries Toni Morrison and James Baldwin are among the top influencers on David Ikard’s research, he credits everything from political rhetoric to popular television series for sparking his scholarship.
Oct. 18, 2017—A rapidly growing body of research regarding black girls on issues ranging from media stereotypes to teacher bias is the focus of an Oct. 20 symposium sponsored by the Callie House Research Center.
Oct. 20, 2016—Vanderbilt professors John Geer, Efrén Pérez and Tracy Sharpley-Whiting discuss the 2016 presidential election.
Oct. 17, 2016—Believing Donald Trump's only constituency is white working class men is an incorrect assumption.
Jan. 26, 2016—Read about the latest faculty and staff awards, appointments and achievements.
Mar. 16, 2015—A celebratory event to launch the Callie House Research Center, housed within African American and Diaspora Studies, featured a lecture by author, historian and public servant Mary Frances Berry.
Mar. 9, 2015—The new Callie House Research Center for the Study of Black Cultures and Politics, named for a former slave who led a group for reparations, will be celebrated March 12 with the inaugural lecture by Mary Frances Berry.
Dec. 15, 2014—MyVU asked a handful of Vanderbilt faculty members to name the book that left a lasting impression on them this year. Their diverse recommendations span fiction, nonfiction, history, thriller, biography, memoir and more.