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Fine Arts Gallery Hosts Commodore Classroom for Vanderbilt Alumni and Friends on June 14

The Nashville Chapter of the Vanderbilt Alumni Association invites alumni, families, parents and friends to Cohen Memorial Hall on Thursday evening, June 14, for a Commodore Classroom with Joseph Mella, director and curator of the Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery. The event begins with a reception in the atrium and viewing of the featured gallery exhibit,…

Posted by on June 7, 2018 in Events, Fine Arts Gallery, HART, Lectures, News, Student/Alumni, Vanderbilt University, VRC


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Christopher Johns to Present Paper at “American Latium” Conference in Rome

Christopher Johns, Norman L. and Roselea J. Goldberg Professor of History of Art, will present a paper entitled “John SIngleton Copley in Rome: The Challenge of the Old Masters Accepted,” at an international conference, “American Latium: American Artists and Travellers in and around Rome in the Age of the Grand Tour,” on June 6-7 at…

Posted by on June 6, 2018 in Conferences, Events, HART, Lectures, News, Vanderbilt University, VRC


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“Altered Reverence” Exhibit on View At Sarratt Gallery Through June 7

Altered Reverence, an exhibit featuring the clay vessels of David Heustess and the art quilts of JoEl Logiudice, will be on view through Thursday, June 7, in Vanderbilt’s Sarratt Gallery. Heustess is assistant director for visual arts and dance at the Sarratt Student Center; and Logiudice, a local fiber artist, formerly directed visual arts programs…

Posted by on May 30, 2018 in Events, HART, News, Vanderbilt University, VRC


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Vanderbilt Libraries to Host “Cultural Heritage in the Era of Big Data” Symposium on June 1

Vanderbilt Libraries will host a public symposium—Cultural Heritage in the Era of Big Data—on Friday, June 1, to explore the ethical dimensions of digital scholarship.  Held in the library’s community room from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, the symposium will bring together archivists, librarians, digital humanists and public historians to discuss the ethical implications of…

Posted by on May 29, 2018 in Conferences, Digital Humanities, Events, HART, News, Technology, Vanderbilt University, VRC


Mireille Lee to Deliver Lecture on May 31 at Interdisciplinary Seminar in Paris

Mireille Lee, assistant professor of history of art, will present a lecture entitled “Mirroring Femininity: The Body and the Mirror in Ancient Greece” on May 31 at an interdisciplinary seminar in Paris. The overall theme of the seminar is “The Individual and his Body in the Ancient Mediterranean Basin.” Ancient Greek bronze mirrors provided women…

Posted by on May 22, 2018 in Conferences, Events, HART, Lectures, News, VRC


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HART Majors and Minors and Their Families Honored at Graduation Reception

Kevin Murphy, professor and chair of Vanderbilt’s History of Art department, and HART faculty and staff honored our majors and minors and their families at the department’s annual reception for graduating seniors on Thursday, May 10, in the atrium of Cohen Memorial Hall. Following Murphy’s warm welcome and introduction of the faculty and staff, awards…

Posted by on May 17, 2018 in Events, HART, News, Student/Alumni, Vanderbilt University, VRC


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Department Celebrates HART Graduates at Reception and Awards Ceremony on May 10

History of Art majors and minors and their families and friends are invited to attend the department’s reception and awards ceremony for our graduating seniors on Thursday, May 10, from 2 to 4 pm. The event will be held in the atrium of Cohen Memorial Hall on the Peabody campus, and awards will be presented…

Posted by on May 8, 2018 in Events, Fine Arts Gallery, HART, News, Student/Alumni, VRC


Kevin Murphy to Deliver Keynote at 1st International Ephemera Studies Symposium April 25-27

Kevin Murphy, chair and professor of history of art, will co-present with Sally O’Driscoll, professor of English, Fairfield University, the keynote address at a conference entitled “Permanent Impact of Transient Documents: 1st International Ephemera Studies Symposium,” held April 25-27 at Koç University, Ankara, Turkey. Murphy and O’Driscoll will examine “The Invisible Touch of Ephemera: How…

Posted by on April 26, 2018 in Conferences, Events, HART, Lectures, News, VRC


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Mark Your Calendar for Doughnut Days in Cohen 134: April 27, 30 and May 3

The Visual Resources Center (VRC) invites students, faculty, and staff to join us for coffee and doughnuts in Cohen 134 on Friday, April 27, Monday, April 30, and Thursday, May 3. Coffee and tea and juices will be available weekdays 8 am to 6 pm throughout the final exam period. Pour yourself a cup and…

Posted by on April 26, 2018 in Events, HART, News, Student/Alumni, VRC


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Pop-Up Exhibition on Shakespeare’s Othello in Central Library Lobby Through April 27

In honor of the Bard’s birthday on April 23, the Central Library exhibition, Love, Jealousy, Defeat: Depictions of Othello, shares a sampling of materials from the Special Collections Library that feature the famous tragedy, Othello. Several depictions of this work are on display, including a photograph of a performance of Othello recorded for the Philco Television Playhouse,…

Posted by on April 25, 2018 in Events, HART, News, Vanderbilt University, VRC


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