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Premodern Cultural Studies Seminar to Host Elizabeth Moodey’s Talk on February 15 at the Humanities Center

John the Fearless, Duke of Burgundy, justified the 1407 assassination of his rival, Louis of Orleans, with a contest of emblematic beasts. Elizabeth Moodey, associate professor of the history of art, will address “The Duke of Burgundy as Political Animal” on Wednesday, February 15, from 12 noon to 2:00 pm in the seminar room of…

Posted by on February 13, 2017 in HART, Lectures, VRC


Tracy Miller Among Inaugural Mellon Faculty Fellows for Vanderbilt’s Center for Digital Humanities

More than 100 faculty and students recently filled Vanderbilt’s new Center for Digital Humanities to celebrate a dynamic hub in Buttrick Hall for scholarly projects using digital tools. The center will be home each year to a cohort of faculty, postdoctoral, graduate and undergraduate students seeking digital approaches to humanistic scholarship. In addition, it will…

Posted by on February 10, 2017 in Events, HART, Technology, VRC

Rebecca VanDiver’s Modern and Contemporary African Art Class Visit Fisk University Art Galleries

“Fisk instagrammed my class visit earlier this week, ” said Rebecca VanDiver, assistant professor of African American art. “Super exciting and we had a great conversation about potential team research to conduct going forward.”

Posted by on February 10, 2017 in HART, HART in Nashville, Student/Alumni, VRC

Celebrating 2016 Faculty Book Publications at Humanities Center Reception on February 9

Lauren Benton, dean of the College of Arts and Science, will deliver welcoming remarks at a reception on Thursday, February 9, from 4:30 to 5:30 pm at the Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities in celebration of 2016 faculty book publications in the humanities and social sciences. Christopher Johns, Norman L. and Roselea J….

Posted by on February 8, 2017 in Events, HART, VRC

A&S Alumna’s Unique Journey Turns Love for Literature into Career in Art

Humanities students often get asked what they plan to do with their degrees. The answer turns out to be “anything and everything.” Vanderbilt humanities graduates work in finance, lead nonprofits, and run their own companies. Lucy Mensah, who graduated from Vanderbilt with a Ph.D. in English in 2016, is one of the students drawing on…

Posted by on February 7, 2017 in HART, Student/Alumni, VRC

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