This week the Fine Arts Gallery exhibition of ceramics by Susan DeMay was highlighted in the Tennessean. Stop by the gallery this summer (let us know if you want a tour!) or mark your calendar for DeMay’s artist talk next month on Friday, August 9 at 5:00 p.m., with a reception to follow. From painting,… Keep reading
The Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center and the Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries will host a discussion of the 2019 Commons Reading, The Lies That Bind: Rethinking Identity by Kwame Anthony Appiah, on Tuesday, July 23. All in the Vanderbilt community are invited to read the book and join in the discussion. The event is scheduled for noon… Keep reading
The Nashville Scene named “Divergent Practices,” our exhibition of work by retiring professor and ceramics guru Susan DeMay, the thing to see this week! Visit us at the Fine Arts Gallery—Summer hours are Tuesday through Friday, noon–4pm, and Saturdays 1–5pm. And mark your calendars for August 9 at 5pm for a vibrant talk by DeMay… Keep reading
In April, the Belcourt Theatre was packed with 332 Friends of Vanderbilt Libraries to watch Marshall Chapman, Matraca Berg, Lee Smith and Jill McCorkle perform “Stories & Songs.” If you missed the event, more on the amazing night may be found in the May 20 New York Times article by Margaret Renkl, “Shame and Salvation… Keep reading
Susan DeMay, “Making and Teaching Ceramics: Not Just for Fun” August 9 at 5:00pm Artist Talk with Q&A, Reception to follow Cohen Memorial Hall, room 203 1220 21st Avenue South Susan DeMay began pursuing ceramics as a graduate student at what was then called the George Peabody College for Teachers, where she studied art from… Keep reading
Please check out what is happening in the libraries and fine arts gallery in Summer_2019.
Join us in the Special Collections Library from 11:10am-12:00pm Wednesday mornings during this semester for fascinating talks led by faculty, librarians, archivists, and curators. The talks take place weekly in the Special Collections Reading Room on the second floor of the Central & Divinity Libraries building. This event is free and open to the public. From romance to… Keep reading
If you missed Professor Robert Darnton’s lecture on “Censors at Work: How States Shaped Literature”, it is now available through the libraries’ YouTube channel. Robert Darnton, Carl H. Pforzheimer University Professor and University Librarian, Emeritus, Harvard University will be speaking at the Central Library on February 7th. His presentation entitled “Censors at Work: How… Keep reading
Come to Sankofa, an African Drumming and Dance Performance on Tuesday, April 9th at 7 p.m. in the Community Room of the Central Library. Free and open to the public. Reception follows the event. Sponsored by the Wilson Music Library and The Student Outreach and Engagement Committee of the Heard Libraries.
Is your brain in need of a break? Join us for crafting, parachute games, and fun with your fellow students! We hope you stop by to experience what the library has to offer regarding innovative collections and research assistance as you get ready for finals. April 3rd, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM Commons Terrace &… Keep reading