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Elizabeth Moodey Named Paul Mellon Visiting Senior Fellow at National Gallery of Art

The Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts (CASVA) at the National Gallery of Art has named Elizabeth Moodey, associate professor of the history of art, a Paul Mellon Visiting Senior Fellow for the months of March and April 2018. During that time Moodey will be in residence working on a book on grisaille…

Posted by on February 22, 2018 in HART, News, VRC


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Cultures in Clay Lecture and Cuneiform Workshop Held February 21-22 at the Divinity School

Andrea Seri, professor of ancient history, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, will present a lecture entitled Tradition, Past and Present:The Appointment of King Nabonidus’ Daughter as an Entu-priestess on Wednesday, February 21, at 4:10 pm in the Divinity School Reading Room. On Thursday, February 22, Seri will lead a workshop on working with cuneiform tablets that…

Posted by on February 21, 2018 in Divinity School, Events, HART, Lectures, News, VRC


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HART’s Miranda Pepin Stars in VUT Play “Orlando” at Neely Theatre

Miranda Pepin, HART student worker and an A&S senior, plays Orlando in the VU Theatre production of Orlando, an adaptation of a 1928 novel by Virginia Woolf, that runs for two weekends beginning Friday, February 16. The production, directed by Jessika Malone, a Fred Coe Artist-in-Residence, will take place in Neely Auditorium at 8 pm…

Posted by on February 15, 2018 in Events, HART, News, Student/Alumni, VRC


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February 20 AIA Lecture Features Mireille Lee and Katherine Schwab on the Erechtheion Caryatids

Although the Parthenon is the most famous building of the ancient Acropolis, the Erechtheion was the most sacred, housing multiple cult places and shrines. The famous Caryatid porch, which employed six statues of ideal maidens as architectural supports, is the most distinctive–and enigmatic–part of the building. In an AIA lecture on Tuesday, February 20, at…

Posted by on February 14, 2018 in Events, HART, Lectures, News, VRC


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Exhibit of Nashville Artist Brandon Donahue Opens February 15 in Space 204 Gallery

Posted by on February 14, 2018 in Events, HART, News, VRC


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Lisa Reilly to Lead February 16 Roundtable Discussion at Digital Humanities Center

Faculty and graduate students are invited to participate in a roundtable discussion on “Architecture and Environment Research in the Digital Age” with Lisa Reilly, School of Architecture, University of Virginia. The event will be held on Friday, February 16, from 2:00 to 3:30 pm at the Center for Digital Humanities in Buttrick Hall 344. Reilly, a…

Posted by on February 14, 2018 in Digital Humanities, Events, HART, News, Technology, VRC


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Medieval Architectural Historian Lisa Reilly to Deliver Goldberg Lecture on February 15

Posted by on February 14, 2018 in Events, HART, Lectures, News, VRC


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Cohen Hall Hosts Exhibit on “Syriac: Preserving an Endangered World Culture”

For nearly two thousand years, Christians across the Middle East and Asia have shared a common heritage through the Syriac language (a dialect of Aramaic) and culture. Syriac texts are one of the largest surviving bodies of literature from the period, including more than 20,000 manuscripts and fragments related to theology, philosophy, commerce, science, and…

Posted by on February 9, 2018 in Divinity School, Events, Fine Arts Gallery, HART, News, Student/Alumni, VRC


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Divinity School Features Gallery Talk with Nashville Artist Omari Booker and Paul Polycarpou on February 8

An exhibition by Nashville studio artist Omari Booker, whose works include themes of social justice and Nashville’s changing neighborhoods, will be on display at Vanderbilt Divinity School throughout the month of February. “In My Lifetime: An African American Perspective” is located in the Divinity School’s Art Room, G-20. The exhibition will be open weekdays—with the exception of Tuesdays—from…

Posted by on February 6, 2018 in Divinity School, Events, HART, Lectures, Nashville Arts, News, Student/Alumni, VRC


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Harvard’s Michael Puett to Deliver February 8 Lecture on Imagination and Interpretation in Early China

Michael Puett, Walter C. Klein Professor of Chinese History and Anthropology, Harvard University, will deliver a lecture on “Imagination and Interpretation in Early China” on Thursday, February 8, at 4:10 pm in Cohen Hall 203.  Puett is also the Chair of the Committee on the Study of Religion at Harvard. His interests are focused on…

Posted by on February 5, 2018 in Events, HART, Lectures, News, VRC


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