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Archaeological Sciences of the Americas Symposium October 5-6

The Departments of Anthropology and Earth and Environmental Sciences are hosting the Archaeological Sciences of the Americas Symposium on October 5-6 at Vanderbilt’s Student Life Center. Ryan Williams, associate curator and chair, department of anthropology, The Field Museum, Chicago, will deliver the keynote address, Migration, Trade and Human-Environment Interactions through the Lens of Archaeological Science,…

Posted by on September 28, 2012 in Events, Lectures, VRC


Francesca Tronchin to Deliver AIA Lecture on October 2

Trained as a classical archaeologist and art historian, Francesca Tronchin, assistant professor of art history at Rhodes College, will deliver the inaugural lecture of the Nashville Society of the Archaeological Institute of America 2012-2013 series on Tuesday, October 2. Her lecture, “Interpreting Statuary in the Villas of Pompeii and Herculaneum,” will begin at 7 p.m….

Posted by on September 26, 2012 in HART, Lectures, VRC


Exhibit Features Biblical Visionary Paintings of Helen LaFrance

The inaugural exhibition of biblical visionary paintings by self-taught Kentucky artist Helen LaFrance will be on display in the Divinity Art Room (G-20) through November 16. A gallery talk by Kathy Moses, author of Outsider Art of the South and Helen LaFrance: Folk Art Memories, with Bruce Shelton, owner of Shelton Gallery and Fine Silver,…

Posted by on September 24, 2012 in Events, VRC


Library Exhibit Highlights Star Quality of Performing Arts Collections

Stage & Screen: The Star Quality of Vanderbilt’s Performing Arts Collections, an exhibit now on display in the Central Library and Special Collections, invites viewers to step “behind the curtain” of some of the world’s most memorable productions. “Music City’s first-rate performing arts community inspired the Vanderbilt Libraries’ exhibit,” said Connie Vinita Dowell, dean of…

Posted by on September 24, 2012 in Events, VRC


StudioVU Lecture Series Features Hung Liu on September 19

Acclaimed painter and printmaker Hung Liu will lecture on her work Wednesday, September 19, at 7 p.m. in Wilson Hall, Room 309, on the Vanderbilt campus. Free and open to the public, her lecture inaugurates the 2012-2013 season of StudioVU: The Department of Art Lecture Series. Working from historical Chinese photographs, Liu challenges the viewer…

Posted by on September 17, 2012 in Lectures, VRC


Artistic Voice of Carrie Mae Weems

Internationally acclaimed photographer Carrie Mae Weems will be in Nashville this week for her first comprehensive retrospective, which opens Friday, September 21, at the Frist Center for the Visual Arts. Enjoy reading the September 12 New York Times article, “Photographer and Subject Are One,” by Hilarie M. Sheets. Follow this link to view the article….

Posted by on September 17, 2012 in Events, HART, Lectures, VRC


Robert Storr to Present Goldberg Lecture on September 21

Artist and critic Robert Storr, dean of the Yale University School of Art, will reflect on the work of internationally acclaimed photographer Carrie Mae Weems at the fall 2012 Norman L. and Roselea J. Goldberg Lecture in Art History on Friday, September 21, at 1:10 pm in the Bishop Johnson Black Cultural Center. A reception…

Posted by on September 6, 2012 in Events, HART, Lectures, VRC


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