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Jochen Wierich Chairs Panel at Southeastern Museum Conference October 8-9

Jochen Wierich, senior lecturer, department of history of art, organized and chaired a session at the Southeastern Museum Conference (SEMC) held October 8-9 in Jackson, Mississippi. The panel, entitled “From Effigy Pipe to Punching Bag: Negotiating the Native American Object in Art Museums,” focused on the challenges and opportunities of representing Native American identity in…

Posted by on October 16, 2018 in Conferences, HART, News, Vanderbilt University, VRC


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Explore Ancient Rome with Goldberg Lecturer Bernard Frischer in a Hands-on Workshop on October 11

Bernard Frischer, director of the Rome Reborn project and professor of informatics at Indiana University, will present “Rome Reborn VR: A Demonstration of Recently Published Applications,” a hands-on workshop (with lunch) held Thursday, October 11, from 12:30 to 2 pm in the History of Art’s Visual Resources Center, 134 Cohen Memorial Hall. Participants will be…

Posted by on October 8, 2018 in Digital Humanities, Events, HART, Lectures, News, Student/Alumni, Technology, Vanderbilt University, VRC


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Hermann Haller to Deliver Lecture on Monday, October 8

Hermann Haller, professor of Italian, comparative literature, and French, Queens College, CUNY, will present a lecture entitled “Between Local and Global: The Italian Language in Urban America” on Monday, October 8, at 2:20 pm in Furman Hall 311. Haller’s primary research interests are Italian linguistics and dialectology, Romance philology, Italian as an immigrant language, and…

Posted by on October 5, 2018 in Events, HART, Lectures, News, Vanderbilt University, VRC


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Kevin Murphy Comments on Plans to Upgrade Atlanta Airport with Canopies

The Atlanta Journal Constitution (October 3, 2018)—In the City Too Busy to Hate, perhaps it’s fitting that the airport is too busy to worry about architectural attractiveness. At least that’s the rep Hartsfield-Jackson International’s domestic terminal has earned over the decades. But officials at the world’s busiest airport hope that two massive, multi-million dollar canopies…

Posted by on October 5, 2018 in HART, News, Vanderbilt University, VRC


HART Students Liz Horner and Michelle Zhu Awarded Downing Grants

The Department of History of Art has awarded Downing undergraduate research grants to Liz Horner and Michelle Zhu, both of whom are working with Christopher Johns, the Norman L. and Roselea J. Goldberg Professor of History of Art. Horner will travel to New York in early November for research in the Provenance Research Project of…

Posted by on October 3, 2018 in HART, News, Student/Alumni, Vanderbilt University, VRC


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Mireille Lee to Address Modern Collections of Ancient Greek Mirrors on October 6

With the rise of new technologies, the definition of objects is changing along with our understanding of collecting. Collectibles are no longer limited to their material shape but also appear on screen, retrieved from source codes and algorithms. The simultaneity of actual and virtual objects is transforming our cultural memory. Concepts of our past and projections…

Posted by on October 3, 2018 in Conferences, Digital Humanities, Events, Fine Arts Gallery, HART, Lectures, News, Technology, Vanderbilt University, VRC


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Virtual Archaeologist Bernard Frischer to Deliver Goldberg Lecture on October 11

Bernard Frischer, a leading virtual archaeologist and director of the Virtual Heritage Program and professor of informatics at Indiana University, will deliver the Norman L. and Roselea J. Goldberg Lecture on Thursday, October 11, at 4:10 pm in 203 Cohen Memorial Hall on the Peabody campus. Frischer, founding director of the Virtual World Heritage Laboratory,…

Posted by on October 2, 2018 in Events, HART, Lectures, News, Vanderbilt University, VRC


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Chancellor’s October 3 Town Hall to Focus on the Arts, Theatre and Music

Chancellor Nicholas Zeppos will host a town hall on Wednesday, October 3, to address “The Role and Impact of the Arts, Theatre and Music on Campus and in the Greater Society.” All members of the Vanderbilt community are invited to attend the event, which will be held from 10 a.m. to noon in the Student…

Posted by on October 1, 2018 in Events, HART, News, Vanderbilt University, VRC


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Computational Archaeologist Isaac Ullah to Present Lecture at DH Center on October 2

Isaac Ullah, assistant professor of anthropology, San Diego State University, will deliver a lecture on “Computational Modeling, Archaeology, and the Anthropocene” at the Center for Digital Humanities on Tuesday, October 2, from 3:00-4:30 pm. Ullah (PhD, Arizona State University, 2013) is a computational archaeologist who employs GIS and simulation modeling to understand the long-term dynamics of…

Posted by on September 26, 2018 in Digital Humanities, Events, HART, Lectures, News, Technology, Vanderbilt University, VRC


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Kevin Murphy to Host Commodore Classroom in NYC on September 30

New York’s historic Hudson Valley has been a crucible for art making since the mid-nineteenth century. Since the publication of Washington Irving’s Legend of Sleepy Hollow in 1820, the region’s storied history has excited the imaginations of literary figures, visual artists and patrons, including the Vanderbilt family. Kevin Murphy, chair and professor of history of…

Posted by on September 25, 2018 in Events, HART, Lectures, News, Student/Alumni, Vanderbilt University, VRC


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