Over the past ten years Vanderbilt has hosted a series of FIPSE/CAPES exchanges with Brazilian universities focused on comparative issues of race. History graduate student Max Pendergraph has compiled a collection of essays from these student projects looking at how affirmative action programs play out in Brazil, a country with its own long and tumultuous [...]
Vanderbilt’s Center for Latin American Studies and the Casa Azafrán Community Center are proud to welcome Sam Quinones for a lecture on the roots of Mexico’s drug war. Quinones is a reporter for the Los Angeles Times covering immigration, drug trafficking, and gangs, and the author of two books of creative nonfiction about Mexico and [...]
Music City Baroque was stretching its programmatic wings on Sunday afternoon, presenting a concert devoted entirely to early music from the Spanish New World. The performance at Vanderbilt University’s Benton Chapel featured a variety of works, choral and instrumental, sacred and secular. Everything was played with rhythmic vitality and joy.
Archaeological sites that currently take years to map will be completed in minutes if tests underway in Peru of a new system being developed at Vanderbilt University go well.
Vanderbilt archaeologist leads students on skull sessions
The potential return to power of The Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) in Mexico after a 12-year hiatus poses important questions for the future of a nation whose fate is physically and otherwise attached to the United States, says a Vanderbilt University expert.
Scholars gathering this week for the National Underground Railroad Conference will head south to St. Augustine, Fla., home to the former capital of Spanish Florida and a flight-to-freedom story rooted in the 17th century that is unknown to most Americans. Jane Landers, Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Professor of History, is quoted.