What’s Happening in December at the Libraries

Research, Writing & Relaxation December 2, 7:00-10:00 p.m. Conquer finals successfully with research, writing, and relaxation in the Central Library! Come get up-to-speed on your final research and writing projects. Maximize your productivity by tapping into the subject librarians from the Vanderbilt Libraries and Writing Studio consultants on hand to support you. Coffee, snacks and… Keep reading

This Week’s Curator’s Talk: Franz Rosenzweig and His ‘Star’

Join us in the Special Collections Library from 11:15am-12:00pm every Wednesday morning during this semester for fascinating talks led by library librarians, archivists, and curators. To see the full series, click here. This week’s talk: Franz Rosenzweig and His ‘Star’ Franz Rosenzweig (1886-1929) numbers among the most significant Jewish thinkers of the 20th century. He wrote… Keep reading

This Week’s Curator’s Talk: Fit to Print in Nashville: Nashville Journalists

Join us in the Special Collections Library from 11:15am-12:00pm every Wednesday morning during this semester for fascinating talks led by library librarians, archivists, and curators. To see the full series, click here. This week’s talk: Fit to Print in Nashville: Nashville Journalists Since 1907, two primary newspapers—each with their own political bent—have recorded Nashville’s history: the… Keep reading

This Week’s Curator’s Talk: Delineations of Devilry: Defining Demons and Witches 1500-1800 (October 31)

Join us in the Special Collections Library from 11:15am-12:00pm every Wednesday morning during this semester for fascinating talks led by library librarians, archivists, and curators. To see the full series, click here. This week’s talk: Delineations of Devilry: Defining Demons and Witches 1500-1800 Just in time for Halloween, join us for a conversation with curator Rachel… Keep reading

This Week’s Curator’s Talk: Natural Magick, Alchemy, and Elixirs in Renaissance Medicine (October 24)

Join us in the Special Collections Library from 11:15am-12:00pm every Wednesday morning during this semester for fascinating talks led by library librarians, archivists, and curators. To see the full series, click here. This week’s talk: Natural Magick, Alchemy, and Elixirs in Renaissance Medicine What do the philosopher’s stone, mummies, and potable gold all have in common?… Keep reading

This Week’s Curator’s Talk: The South in 1960s Pulp Fiction Novels

Join us in the Special Collections Library from 11:15am-12:00pm every Wednesday morning during this semester for fascinating talks led by library librarians, archivists, and curators. To see the full series, click here. This week’s talk: The South in 1960s Pulp Fiction Novels Stereotypical characterizations of southern values, people and places are found in an interesting assemblage… Keep reading

This Week’s Curator’s Talk: Brief History of Television Advertising

Join us in the Special Collections Library from 11:15am-12:00pm every Wednesday morning during this semester for fascinating talks led by library librarians, archivists, and curators. To see the full series, click here. This week’s talk: Brief History of Television Advertising The Vanderbilt Television News Archive includes over 200,000 commercial breaks. Jim Duran will demonstrate the many… Keep reading