May. 17, 2017—The Office for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, Latino and Latina Studies and the Vanderbilt Association of Hispanic Students presented Sí Se Pudo 2017, Vanderbilt’s inaugural Latinx graduation ceremony, on May 11 in the Central Library Community Room.
Feb. 10, 2014—Vanderbilt University’s Program in Latino and Latina Studies will host its inaugural symposium, "Looking Out, Looking In: Latina/o Poetry," on Thursday, Feb. 13.
Oct. 10, 2013—Vanderbilt University will celebrate the fall launch of Latino and Latina Studies, a new multidisciplinary program, with several events during Hispanic Heritage Month, including an Oct. 15 talk by author Joy Castro.
Apr. 15, 2013—Three Vanderbilt University professors are among 175 scholars, artists and scientists named the 2013 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellows.
Apr. 24, 2012—Two humanities professors in Vanderbilt University’s College of Arts and Science have been named 2012 Fellows by the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.
Jan. 31, 2012—Renowned experts on preservation of African and Afro-descended slave records will gather at Vanderbilt Feb. 2 - 4 to launch the university's new Ecclesiastical and Secular Sources for Slave Societies digital archive and website.
Oct. 7, 2011—One of the most significant artists to emerge from the Cuban post-revolutionary era will lead a faculty discussion about race in her native country on Wednesday, Oct. 12. María Magdalena Campos-Pons, who is a visiting artist on campus Oct. 9-18, will participate in the panel discussion “Exile, Memory and Identity: A Conversation on Race in...
Sep. 16, 2011— Hispanic Heritage Month kicked off Sept. 15 at the Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center with a reception and presentation hosted by the Afro-Hispanic Review, which is housed at the BJJBCC, and the Nashville Area Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. Mayor Karl Dean was on hand for the festivities. The Afro-Hispanic Review presented its...
May. 18, 2011—Thirteen faculty members named this year to endowed chairs in the School of Medicine and College of Arts and Science were honored for outstanding academic achievements. The May 17 ceremony at the Student Life Center was the third in a series of celebrations that will be held in 2011 to recognize new chair holders. “The...