Buchanan Fellows Curate New Exhibition Slated to Open in the Fall

The University Libraries will open a new exhibition, “Tending to Popular Thought: What People Read and Why,” this fall in the second-floor gallery of Central Library. The physical exhibition, curated by four undergraduate Buchanan Library Fellows during spring semester 2020, delayed by the COVID pandemic will be installed to mark the start of a new… Keep reading

Tending to Popular Thought: What People Read and Why – Spring 2020

This exhibition will be curated by a cohort of Buchanan Library Fellows and their librarian mentors. Students learned about book history and curated an exhibit about reading using Special Collections books. Their exhibit explores sixteenth- to nineteenth-century popular literature from occult philosophy to herbology, and personal essays. Each Fellow explored how past conceptions of the world were… Keep reading

Netsuke: Gucci of the Edo Period | Spring 2020

An exhibition curated by Gawon Lee and Jiayi Hou, 2019-2020 Library Buchanan Fellows     The Buchanan Library Fellowship program, in conjunction with the Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery, is proud to present Netsuke: Gucci of the Edo Period. Curated by students Gawon Lee and Jiayi Hou as the culmination of their 2019–2020 Library Buchanan… Keep reading

Netsuke

Applications are open for Spring 2020 Buchanan Library Fellows

Applications are open for Spring 2020 Buchanan Library Fellows. The Buchanan Library Fellows Program The Buchanan Library Fellowship program is designed to create in-depth learning experiences for students. The program is open to undergraduate students who are interested in participating in strategic projects for Vanderbilt Libraries over the course of a semester. With faculty and… Keep reading

Applications are open for Spring 2020 Buchanan Library Fellows.

Applications are open for Spring 2020 Buchanan Library Fellows. The Buchanan Library Fellows Program The Buchanan Library Fellowship program is designed to create in-depth learning experiences for students. The program is open to undergraduate students who are interested in participating in strategic projects for Vanderbilt Libraries over the course of a semester. With faculty and… Keep reading

Strengthening Ties: Cornelius Vanderbilt and the Founding of Vanderbilt University – Fall 2019

This exhibition will be curated by a cohort of Buchanan Library Fellows and their librarian mentors. This semester, students examined journals, codes of conduct, admissions logs and letters in the Special Collections Library and placed them in context with the university’s and the nation’s history. Fellows curated an exhibition about their topic and presented a report on… Keep reading

Call for Applicants: Digital Projects for Buchanan Library Fellows

The following projects are now open for applicants for the fall 2019 Buchanan Library Fellowship program. Participants attend seminars or workshops, create and present a project, and earn $1,000. Apply here. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until positions are filled. Spring 2020 Encoding Music Manuscripts in Vanderbilt University Special Collections Apply Here  The Music… Keep reading

Buchanan Fellowship Call for Applicants

Applications are now being accepted for the fall 2019 Buchanan Fellowship, Strengthening Ties: Cornelius Vanderbilt and the Founding of Vanderbilt University. The fellowship is open to undergraduate students in good standing. Fellows attend 10 seminars, create a project and earn $1,000. If you are interested in Vanderbilt University’s history and would like to know how… Keep reading

Our Crowd: Student Life at the University of Nashville – Spring 2019

March 27, 2019-October 31, 2019, Central Library (Second Floor Gallery) This exhibition will be curated by a cohort of Buchanan Library Fellows and their librarian mentors. University life in the 19th century was quite different from today’s modern campus. Every aspect of students’ lives was highly regimented in order to shape the young men into productive members… Keep reading

Buchanan Fellows Presentations and Exhibit Opening Reception Tuesday December 4

Join the fun on Tuesday, December 4th as we celebrate the projects created by the Fall 2018 Buchanan Library Fellows.  Three Fellows worked with Special Collections and TV News Archive staff to produce documentaries about journalists whose papers are in Special Collections: Jack Corn, Jack Hurst, and Jim Squires.  The documentaries accompany an exhibition, The… Keep reading