July 22 Inclusive Book Group features Alice Randall, author of Black Bottom Saints

The Vanderbilt community is invited to an Inclusive Book Group talk with Alice Randall, author of Black Bottom Saints, July 22 at 12:00 noon. Advanced registration is required using your Vanderbilt email address. After registering, you will receive an email confirmation with information for joining the meeting. A limited number of books are available. Email… Keep reading

2021-2022 Inclusive Book Group Discussions

Read these thought provoking works and plan to join the Inclusive Book Group online throughout the year to discuss these books When Breath Becomes Air, Interior Chinatown, The Vanishing Half and Hamnet. You can find limited e-book copies available through Central Library’s service desk. Please register separately for each discussion. When Breath Becomes Air by… Keep reading

Inclusive Book Group discusses Madeline Miller’s Circe

Vanderbilt’s Inclusive Book Group will meet online Noon – 1 p.m. CT, Wednesday, May 5, to discuss Madeline Miller’s Circe. The virtual gathering is hosted by the Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center in partnership with the Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries. The Inclusive Book Group welcomes all interested individuals, and encourages Vanderbilt community members to read beyond their… Keep reading

Exam Stressbuster: Have a Hoot with Kahoot!

Test your superpowers with the Trivia game app called Kahoot! Enjoy a fun night with fellow students and library staff via Zoom on Wednesday, May 5 at 7 PM. Be sure to download the Kahoot app onto your phone beforehand. Be prepared for some fun, fast and family-friendly competition. You will have a Hoot with… Keep reading

Panel Discussion on the James Robertson Papers on April 23

The James Robertson Papers  Register Here April 23, 2021, Noon-1pm Please join us for this panel discussion on newly-available collections from the libraries. Vanderbilt’s Special Collections is home to the James Robertson Papers, composed of original letters and documents belonging to the early settler. The papers date from between 1784-1814 and were given by Robertson’s… Keep reading

Reminder: John Donelson Panel Discussion, Voyage of the Adventure Today at Noon

Vanderbilt’s libraries, the Vanderbilt University Press, and Middle Tennessee State University Center for Historic Preservation are teaming up to offer two zoom webinars in the month of April on the legacy of John Donelson and James Robertson. We hope you will register to be part of these discussions. For more information, contact ACE@vanderbilt.edu. April 9,… Keep reading

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Missing the Marc: Trans Identities in Nineteenth-Century France

Controversial Art in Modern and Contemporary French Culture Missing the Marc: Trans Identities in Nineteenth-Century France  |  April 20, 4—5 p.m. CT Guest Lecturer: Rachel Mesch, Professor of English and French and Chair, English Department, Yeshiva University; National Endowment for the Humanities Public Scholar Fellowship, 2017-18. Marc de Montifaud was a renowned art critic before… Keep reading

April Calendar of Events

3.30.2021 UPDATE: This event has been CANCELLED: Edible Book Festival 2021  |  April 1, 2021, Noon–1:30 p.m. CT Join Alice Randall, writer-in-residence, African American and Diaspora Studies and the Vanderbilt Libraries for a re-imagined, diet conscious, intellectual celebration of food! Until we can join together in person, we will celebrate with words, not desserts. Instead… Keep reading