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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


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


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


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


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


Conceptual Artist Chloë Bass to Present StudioVU Lecture on October 25

The Department of Art welcomes Chloë Bass, a conceptual artist working in performance, situation, publication, and installation, as part of the 2017-2018 StudioVU Lecture Series.  Bass will present a lecture on Wednesday, October 25, at 6 pm in Wilson Hall 126, which is free and open to the public. A native New Yorker, she lives and…

Posted by on October 24, 2017 in Events, HART, Lectures, News, VRC


Alexis Castor to Present October 24 AIA Lecture on Jewelry in Ancient Greece and Etruria

Gold earrings, necklaces and bracelets represented real wealth in the ancient world, and men and women wore jewelry on specific occasions to show off their own social position in the community, particularly in religious and funerary rituals. Alexis Castor, associate professor of classics, Franklin & Marshall College, Lancaster, PA, will deliver the AIA Lecture, “More…

Posted by on October 23, 2017 in Events, HART, HART in Nashville, Lectures, News, VRC


HART Alumna Jennifer Klos Shares Her Curatorial Eye and Helps People Choose

Art is a part of our lives.  It can be a blend of old and new, sophistication and whimsy, design and deeper meaning. Based in Dallas, Texas, art advisor and HART alumna Jennifer Klos assists private collectors in the acquisition of fine and decorative arts, specializing in modern and contemporary art.  As president of Collector…

Posted by on October 20, 2017 in HART, News, Student/Alumni, VRC

Rebecca VanDiver Featured in “Food for Thought” Series at the Frist Center for Visual Arts

In partnership with Vanderbilt University’s Office of Community, Neighborhood, and Government Relations, the Frist Center for the Visual Arts is presenting “Food for Thought: Changing the World,” a three-part series of lunchtime conversations with Vanderbilt professors, Frist Center curators, and other members of the Nashville community. The first session on October 10 featured Rebecca VanDiver,…

Posted by on October 20, 2017 in Events, HART, HART in Nashville, News, VRC


Betsey Robinson Moderates October 20 Workshop Session on the Western Delta in Late Antiquity

The hinterland of Alexandria was the setting for some of the earliest and most important monastic settlements in late antique Egypt. It is this area that produced the famous “sayings of the desert fathers,” and it is in this area, above all, that Christian pilgrims from the Roman Empire encountered Egyptian monasticism. This is the…

Posted by on October 19, 2017 in Conferences, Divinity School, Events, HART, Lectures, News, VRC

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