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- 09/23/2014 - 4:00 p.m.
Lightning Talks with Queen's University Belfast
<p><strong><img alt="" height="100" src="https://events.vanderbilt.edu/uploads/lightningstrike100.jpg" width="100" /></strong></p> <p><strong>Meet the Faculty Fellows: Wine & Cheese Lightning Talks </strong><span>with Queen's University Belfast Institute for Collaborative Research in the Humanities. Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 4:00 p.m. at the Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center. Fellows from the Institute will be presenting seven-minute lightning talks about their current research projects followed by a Q&A period. </span></p> <p><span>Speakers include: Stefano Baschiera, “Film Industry in Northern Ireland after the 2008 Financial Crisis: Game of Thrones and National Cinema”; Manu Braganca, “Remembering WWII Tomorrow”; Isabel Hollis, “Exhibiting Colonialism in a Postcolonial Age”; Dominique Jeannerod, “Visualizing International Crime Fiction”; Federico Pagello, “In Search of th… Read More...
- 09/24/2014 - 12:00 p.m.
BCC Book Club: Salvage the Bones, by Jesmyn Ward
<p>Come join us as we discuss Salvage the Bones with Jesmyn Ward. The event will be in co-sponsorship with Project I Am, Vanderbilt Visions, and the The Martha Ingram Commons.</p> Read More...
- 10/03/2014 - 12:00 p.m.
Panel Discussion: The Life and Legacy of Bishop Joseph A. Johnson , Jr.
<p><img alt="" height="100" src="https://events.vanderbilt.edu/uploads/BishopJosephA.Johnson_001.jpg" width="100" /></p> <p>All are in invited to join us in celebrating the 100th anniversary of his birth and the 60th anniversary of his graduation from Vanderbilt. Panelists will reflect on Bishop Johnson as a scholar, a bishop, and a civil rights advocate, as well as his legacy as Vanderbilt's first African American student.</p> <p>The event will be co-sponsored with the Bishop Joseph Johnson History Project. </p> Read More...
- 10/13/2014 - 4:30 p.m.
The Afro-Hispanic Review and the BCC, Annual Dia de La Raza Celebration
<p><span style="font-size: 11px;"><img alt="" height="100" src="https://events.vanderbilt.edu/uploads/DiadelaRaza.jpg" width="100" /></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 11px;">Free and Open to the Public</span></p> <p><br /><span>Location: Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center (<a href="http://maps.google.com/maps/ms?hl=en&ie=UTF8&msa=0&msid=105732721498059964437.00047d89e27862c8c0e46&ll=36.146903,-86.803086&spn=0.013099,0.020578&z=16&iwloc=00047d8a3056d05e02284">Google map of this location</a></span><span>)</span><br /><br /><span>Come out for the celebration of Latino/Latina cultural and heritage, featuring food, music, and fun!</span><br /><span><br /></span></p> Read More...
- 10/15/2014 - 12:00 p.m.
Activism & Social Justice Series with Phillip Goff
<p><img alt="" height="100" src="https://events.vanderbilt.edu/uploads/2014-09-05100_0844.jpg" width="100" /> <a href="https://events.vanderbilt.edu/uploads/74604593-Activism.jpg">Download flyer</a></p> <p>Activism & Social Justice Series in "Post-Racial" America: A Dialogue in Three Parts</p> <p>Racism without Racists: Racial Profiling, Police Bias, and Racial Inequality: "Ferguson, Sanford, Fla., Oakland and New York."</p> <p><a href="https://www.psych.ucla.edu/faculty/page/goff">Phillip Goff</a>, UCLA and Harvard University Kennedy School's Malcolm Wiener Center for Social Policy Researcher, Consortium for Police Leadership in Equity</p> <p>Moderator: <a href="http://as.vanderbilt.edu/aads/people/gilman-whiting.php">Gilman W. Whiting</a>, African American and Diaspora Studies, Vanderbilt University</p> <p>Co-sponsored by: The Office of the Associate Provost and Dean of Students and the Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center</p> Read More...
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