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. 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.
Nov. 30, 2011—The Sorbonne/Vanderbilt Baudelaire Conference will be held Dec. 9 and 10 in Paris and will explore the theme “Baudelaire: Translation, Criticism, Reception.” Tracy Sharpley-Whiting, director of the W. T. Bandy Center for Baudelaire and Modern French Studies, director of African American and Diaspora studies and Distinguished Professor of French at Vanderbilt, is one of the...
Feb. 4, 2011—The lives and challenges of being black or of African descent in Europe are explored this semester in the Black Europe and the African Diaspora lecture and film series at Vanderbilt University. Convened by Trica Danielle Keaton, associate professor of African American and Diaspora Studies, and co-sponsored by a number of units at Vanderbilt, the...