William T. Bandy Center For Baudelaire And Modern French Studies

  • Vanderbilt University

    Fine Arts Gallery presents ‘The Dada Effect’ starting March 16

    Recognizing the centenary and far-reaching importance of a pivotal modern art movement, the Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery has partnered with Vanderbilt’s W.T. Bandy Center for Baudelaire and Modern French Studies to present "The Dada Effect: An Anti-Aesthetic and Its Influence," an exhibition set for March 16 through May 27. Read More

    Feb 28, 2017

  • Vanderbilt University

    Library hosts viewing of death mask for Baudelaire, ‘twin soul’ to Edgar Allan Poe

    The W.T. Bandy Center for Baudelaire and Modern French Studies hosted a viewing of Charles Baudelaire’s death mask on Oct. 28. Baudelaire was an important 19th-century French poet whose translations of Edgar Allan Poe into French are still considered the best to date. Read More

    Oct 31, 2016

  • Vanderbilt University

    Student-curated projects launch Vanderbilt Libraries exhibition

    Students in two College of Arts and Science classes drew on rare materials from Vanderbilt Special Collections to create exhibits for "The Campus Curates: Illuminations, Enlightenment and Discovery," now on display at the Central Library. Read More

    May 4, 2016

  • Vanderbilt University

    Vanderbilt’s W.T. Bandy Center new home for Verlaine Collection

    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. Read More

    Apr 11, 2016

  • Vanderbilt University

    Two Vanderbilt faculty participate in international conference

    Robert Barsky (Vanderbilt) Robert Barsky, professor of French and comparative literature and director of the W.T. Bandy Center at Vanderbilt, will co-host the international conference “Shifting Attitudes: Radical Upheaval and its Legacies” at the Institute for Advanced Study in Toulouse, France, on June 28. The… Read More

    Jun 21, 2013

  • Vanderbilt University

    Baudelaire expert James Patty has died

    James Patty (Photo courtesy of the Department of French and Italian/Vanderbilt) NASHVILLE, Tenn. – James S. Patty, who helped found the W.T. Bandy Center for Baudelaire and Modern French Studies at Vanderbilt University, died Aug. 25. He was 87. A reception in Patty’s memory is scheduled 4:30… Read More

    Aug 31, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

    Vanderbilt’s Sharpley-Whiting named to The Root 100 list

    T. Denean Sharpley-Whiting Vanderbilt professor T. Denean Sharpley-Whiting was named one of the top 100 young leaders of the African American community by the The Root, an online magazine founded by scholar Henry Louis Gates Jr. Sharpley-Whiting is the author of Pimps Up, Ho’s Down: Hip Hop’s Hold on… Read More

    Oct 20, 2010