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October, 2015

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HART Alumni Reception Held October 23 in Cohen Atrium

Please join the Department of History of Art at a reception for our HART alumni and friends on Friday, October 23, from 4:10-5:00 pm in Cohen Memorial Hall.  Those attending the reception can view Syria Widowed:  Remembering Palmyra, an exhibit in the rear atrium that commemorates recently destroyed monuments at Palmyra, only one of a…

Posted by on October 22, 2015 in Events, Fine Arts Gallery, HART, Student/Alumni, VRC


“Drawing a Life of Michelangelo” with William Wallace on November 5

William E. Wallace, internationally renowned expert on Michelangelo Buonarroti, will deliver the Norman L. and Roselea J. Goldberg Lecture in Art History entitled “Drawing a Life of Michelangelo” on Thursday, November 5, at 4:10 pm in Cohen Memorial Hall, room  203.  A reception will follow in the Cohen atrium. Wallace, who is the Barbara Murphy…

Posted by on October 21, 2015 in Events, HART, Lectures, VRC


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Heard Library Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon

Heard Library Joins Guggenheim for Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon On Thursday, October 15, Scholarly Communications and the Heard Library will join the Guggenheim annual global Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon on “Women in Architecture.” The Guggenheim hosts this event annually in NYC with the GLAM (galleries, libraries, art museums group).  HART faculty, staff and students are invited to join other…

Posted by on October 12, 2015 in Events, HART, VRC


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Religion in the Arts and Contemporary Culture: A Review

The intersection between religion and the arts in today’s seemingly secular society has shifted dramatically from its pedagogical past, and Vanderbilt Divinity School seeks to explore this through their grant-funded program “Religion in the Arts and Contemporary Culture.” As a result of this initiative, an exhibition recently opened titled Meet the Fergusons, a series of…

Posted by on October 12, 2015 in Divinity School, Events, HART, VRC


Faculty Discuss Cultural Destruction in Syria on Local TV Program

Inside Politics host Pat Nolan discusses the cultural destruction in Syria with Professors Betsey Robinson, Art History and Classics, Richard McGregor, Religious Studies, and David Michelson, Divinity School, on Friday, October 2, at 7:00 pm on CBS affiliate WTVF News Channel 5, Nashville (Xfinity channel 250 and 1005). It will also be aired via live…

Posted by on October 2, 2015 in Events, HART, HART in Nashville, VRC


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