Author Gregg Hecimovich to discuss his biography of Hannah Crafts, first African American woman novelist, Feb. 8

Vanderbilt alumnus and author Gregg Hecimovich will discuss his acclaimed biography, The Life and Times of Hannah Crafts: The True Story of The Bondwoman’s Narrative, at the Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries on Thursday, Feb. 8.

"The Life and Times of Hannah Crafts: The True Story of The Bondswoman's Narrative," Book discussion and signing with author Gregg Hecimovich, Thursday, Feb. 8, 4:30 p.m., Central Library Community Room

Dom Flemons Collection at Heard Libraries offers ‘treasure trove’ for scholars exploring African American influences on roots music

The Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries have acquired the personal collection of Dom Flemons, a Grammy Award-winning songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and cultural historian whose music and research have brought greater awareness… Keep reading

Heard Libraries and Wild Bunch to co-host Dialogue Vanderbilt discussion featuring Jad Abumrad and Jacob Mchangama on Nov. 2

Vanderbilt faculty members Jad Abumrad, one of the pioneers of podcasting, and Jacob Mchangama, a leading expert on free speech, will take part in a thought-provoking discussion on Nov. 2… Keep reading

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Professor Ellen Armour to give book talk Sept. 28 on significance of digital imagery in the struggle for social justice

Ellen T. Armour, E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Professor of Feminist Theology, will discuss her new book, Seeing and Believing: Religion, Digital Visual Culture, and Social Justice, at Vanderbilt… Keep reading