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

Tennessee River with tree and landscape

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

Faculty Collection Series Session Recordings Now Available

The acquisition of library resources for scholarship and teaching known as “collection development,” is a complicated process that strikes a balance between access and ownership. Factors, such as price, budget, availability, and licensing, increasingly impact the libraries’ abilities to provide the most relevant and useful set of resources for our campus community. We seek creative… Keep reading

Join Us for Two Panel Discussions on Nashville’s Founders

Vanderbilt’s libraries, the Vanderbilt University Press, and Middle Tennessee State University 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, 2021, Noon–1 p.m.: Voyage… Keep reading

Tennessee River with tree and landscape

Print & Paper from Home: Build a Commonplace Book | Two-Part Series: Fridays 3/26 and 4/2, Noon–1 p.m. CT

Print & Paper from Home: Build a Commonplace Book Two-Part Series: Fridays 3/26 & 4/2   |   Noon–1 p.m. CT Have you ever wondered how sheets of paper become a book? In this two-part series, participants will make and decorate a Commonplace Book.  We will fold a signature (a set of blank pages), bind… Keep reading

EVENT CANCELLED: Fourth Annual Edible Books Festival Celebrates Food in Poems and Prose

3.30.2021 UPDATE: This event has been CANCELLED. We hope you will join us in 2022, when we hope to be together again in person. Join Alice Randall, writer-in-residence, African American and Diaspora Studies, and the Vanderbilt Libraries in a reimagined, diet-conscious, intellectual celebration of food! Until we can join together in person, we will celebrate… Keep reading