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July, 2015

Kevin Murphy Addresses Environmental Costs of Urban Teardowns

In 2013 alone, more than 500 houses were demolished in Nashville, Tennessee, a sharp increase from previous years. And hundreds of additional teardowns are expected in a city that’s projected to add a million residents over the next two decades. Nashville is hardly the only North American city to experience a recent wave of teardowns….

Posted by on July 29, 2015 in HART, HART in Nashville, VRC

HART Cosponsors International Symposium on Traditional Chinese Architecture

A three-day international symposium on traditional Chinese architecture will be held July 23-25 at Vanderbilt University in Cohen Memorial Hall. The aim of the Senior Academics Forum on Traditional Chinese Architectural History is to advance the study of Chinese architectural history and forge connections between scholars of Chinese architecture across the globe. “The history of…

Posted by on July 16, 2015 in Events, Fine Arts Gallery, HART, VRC

Betsey Robinson Organizes Symposium Held July 15-16 in Athens

Water Cult & Culture in the Mediterranean World of the First Millennium BCE, an international symposium coordinated by Betsey Robinson, associate professor of history of art, will be held July 15-16 at the American School of Classical Studies and the École française in Athens, Greece. The symposium is the first of several events sponsored by…

Posted by on July 8, 2015 in Events, HART, VRC

Gallery Exhibit Features Vintage Circus Posters, Sideshow Banners

Experience the excitement of the circus this summer with Thrills & Chills! The Fantastic World of the American Circus at the Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery. Posters that advertised circus acts and banners giving a teaser to the wonders of sideshows are as colorful as the spectacles they promise and the true focus of this…

Posted by on July 8, 2015 in Fine Arts Gallery, HART, VRC

HART Graduates Receive Awards at Commencement Reception

Posted by on July 8, 2015 in Events, HART, Student/Alumni, VRC

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