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- 02/02/2015 - 7:15 p.m.
Lost in the Ivy Screening - An Evening of Dinner and Dialogue
<p><img alt="" height="100" src="https://events.vanderbilt.edu/uploads/Kirklandhallcampus3.jpg" width="100" /></p> <p>A quest to learn about Vanderbilt University’s first African American Board of Trust member has led Vanderbilt sociologist Rosevelt Noble on a much greater mission to document as much of the African American experience at Vanderbilt as he can.</p> <p>Cosponsored by Peabody Office of Professional and Graduate Education, Peabody Graduate Student Association, The Black Cultural Center, Common Ground, Peabody Coalition of Black Graduates, Crucial Conversations</p> Read More...
- 02/03/2015 - 4:00 p.m.
The Continuing Meaning of Reconciliation in Post-Apartheid South Africa
<p><img alt="" height="100" src="https://events.vanderbilt.edu/uploads/2015-01-23_1417.jpg" width="100" /></p> <p>Speaker:<a href="http://sites01.lsu.edu/wp/history/faculty/nancy-clark/"> Nancy L. Clark</a>, Jane DeGrummond Professor of History, Louisiana State University. Reception to follow. Sponsored by the Office of the Provost. 4 p.m., Community Room of the Heard Central Library.</p> Read More...
- 02/18/2015 - 7:30 p.m.
International Lens Film: The New Black
<p>Presented by: Dr. Frank Dobson, Director of the Black Cultural Center, and Petey Peterson, Program Coordinator in the Office of LGBTQI Life.</p> <p><strong><span style="color: #339966;">USA</span></strong> (2013) Dir: Yoruba Richen. A documentary that shows activists, families and clergy on both sides of the campaign to legalize gay marriage and examines homophobia in the black community’s institutional pillar – the black church. It reveals the Christian right’s strategy of exploiting this phenomenon to pursue an anti-gay political agenda. English. Blu-Ray. 74 mins. <span style="color: #ff00ff;">Funding</span> <span style="color: #ff00ff;">provided by the Office of LGBTQI Life and the Black Cultural Center.</span></p> <p><a href="https://events.vanderbilt.edu/uploads/TheNewBlack-Poster-reduced.jpg"><span style="color: #ff00ff;">Download poster</span></a></p> <p></p> Read More...
- 02/19/2015 - 4:10 p.m.
Black Atlantic History Lecture with Randy Sparks
<p><span style="color: black;"><img alt="" height="100" src="https://events.vanderbilt.edu/uploads/2015-01-22_0924.jpg" width="100" /></span></p> <p><span style="color: black;">The annual Black Atlantic History Lecture will be given by Randy Sparks, Professor of History, Tulane University. Professor Sparks will speak on his new book, Where the Negroes Are Masters: <a href="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674724877">An African Port in the Era of the Slave Trade</a> (Cambridge: Harvard University Press) and on his ongoing research on the illicit slave trade from Cuba into the U.S. in the antebellum period.</span></p> <p><span style="color: black;">The talk is sponsored by the Circum-Atlantic Studies Seminar at the Robert Penn Warren Center and the Department of History. </span></p> Read More...
- 02/25/2015 - 4:30 p.m.
Activism and Social Justice in 'Post-Racial' America - Part 3
<p>Dr. Frank Dobson will be reading from his book, <em>Rendered Invisible. A</em> panel of students will talk about Student Organizing and Campus Politics.</p> <p><span> </span></p> Read More...
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