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Insight Series Q&A Forum on November 16 to Feature Magdalena Moskalewicz and Dushko Petrovich

Visiting curator Magdalena Moskalewicz and artist Dushko Petrovich are the featured speakers for the Insight Series Q&A Forum set for Thursday, November 16, at 7 pm in the Atrium of the Curb Center for Art, Enterprise, & Public Policy at Vanderbilt, 1801 Edgehill Avenue. Laura Hutson, arts editor of the Nashville Scene, will moderate the…

Posted by on November 14, 2017 in Events, HART, Lectures, News, VRC


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World GIS Day Celebrated November 15 at the Heard Library with Workshop, Lecture by Karl Grossner

Karl Grossner, co-founder of the GeoHumanities SIG within the Alliance for Digital Humanities Organizations and an active member of that global and trans-disciplinary community, will be the keynote speaker at World GIS Day celebrated Wednesday, November 15, and hosted by Vanderbilt’s Central Library. Grossner will lead a morning workshop, Introduction to GeoJSON and GeoJSON-T, from…

Posted by on November 13, 2017 in Digital Humanities, Events, HART, Lectures, News, Technology, VRC


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Women in Science Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon Set for November 14 at The Wond’ry

Who’s your favorite woman scientist?  Does she have a Wikipedia page? WikiProject Women Scientists is dedicated to ensuring quality and coverage of biographies of women scientists who are often underrepresented. Vanderbilt Libraries and the Wond’ry are actively contributing to the project by sponsoring Women In Science, a Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon, on Tuesday, November 14, from 10 am…

Posted by on November 10, 2017 in Events, HART, Lectures, News, VRC


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Heeryoon Shin Featured in November 9 Panel Discussion of Film on Indian Modernity

Nostalgia for the Future is a film about modernity, the making of the Indian citizen and the architecture of the home. It is a collaboration between filmmaker Avijit Mukul Kishore and architect Rohan Shivkumar, emerging from the intersection of their respective disciplines—architecture and documentary film—both of which have been ingrained in the discourse of utilitarianism…

Posted by on November 7, 2017 in Events, HART, Lectures, News, VRC


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Rebecca VanDiver’s Women in Art Class Exhibit On View in Visual Resources Center

Rebecca VanDiver’s HART 2755 Women in Art class have curated an exhibit that pays homage to Judy Chicago’s “The Dinner Party” installation (1979)—replete with porcelain plates and place mats or table runners imaginatively decorated by each student according to the individual artist represented:  Vanessa Bell, Isabel Bishop, Elizabeth Catlett, Teresita Fernández, Eva Gonzales, Dorothea Lange, Ana…

Posted by on November 1, 2017 in HART, Lectures, News, Student/Alumni, VRC


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Bettina Bergmann to Offer Imaginative View of Roman Art in November 2 Goldberg Lecture

Bettina Bergman, a leading expert on Greek and Roman art and the art of landscape, explores the visual and intellectual world of the ancient Romans.  Bergmann will deliver the Norman L. and Roselea J. Goldberg Lecture in Art History on Thursday, November 2, in 203 Cohen Memorial Hall.  Her presentation, which begins at 4:10 pm,…

Posted by on October 30, 2017 in Digital Humanities, Events, HART, Lectures, News, VRC


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Christopher Johns to Present Lecture October 31 at International Symposium in London

Enlightened Princesses: Britain and Europe, 1700-1820, an international symposium held October 29-31 in London, will bring together eminent academicians and museum scholars to investigate the role played by royal women—electresses, princesses, queens consort, reigning queens, and empresses—in the shaping of court culture and politics in Europe of the long eighteenth century. Christopher Johns, Norman L….

Posted by on October 27, 2017 in Conferences, Events, HART, Lectures, News, VRC


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Vanderbilt THATCamp Scheduled for October 27-28 at The Wond’ry

The Vanderbilt THATCamp (The Humanities And Technology Camp) is an annual unconference co-sponsored by the Vanderbilt Center for Digital Humanities, the Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities, the Curb Center for Art, Enterprise, and Public Policy, the Center for Teaching, The Wond’ry, and the Jean and Alexander Heard Library.  All events will be held October 27-28 at The Wond’ry. An unconference is an informal, loosely…

Posted by on October 26, 2017 in Conferences, Digital Humanities, Events, HART, Lectures, News, Technology, VRC


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Using Digital Humanities to Interpret Early Christian Iconography on Doors of Santa Sabina

Vanderbilt University recently hosted ReLACS (Regional Late Antiquity Consortium Southeast), an annual workshop on Late Antiquity. I attended a talk held in the Center for Digital Humanities, “Using Digital Humanities to Solve Early Christian Mysteries: A Re-Examination of the ‘Ascension’ Panel on the Doors of Santa Sabina, Rome.” Lee M. Jefferson, NEH Associate Professor of…

Posted by on October 25, 2017 in Digital Humanities, HART, Lectures, News, Technology, VRC


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Wond’ry Exhibit Translates Scientific Discoveries into Art Celebrating Vanderbilt’s Nobel Laureates

A new exhibit on display at the Wond’ry honors the scientific discoveries of Vanderbilt’s six Nobel laureates by translating them into beautiful works of art. Vanderbilt’s Nobel Laureates: A Visual Tribute to Discovery and Innovation is on the second floor of the Wond’ry at the Innovation Pavilion, adjacent to the new Engineering and Science Building. The exhibit’s…

Posted by on October 24, 2017 in Digital Humanities, Events, HART, News, Technology, Vanderbilt University, VRC


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