Creative Encounters

Creative Encounter Events

Encounters create out-of-the ordinary moments that break faculty, staff, and students from their everyday routine.

Encounters with Creative Process offer the opportunity for hands-on experience with creative practice-—whether it’s scratching on turntable, creating your own graffiti tag, or designing project-runway style—guided by masters of the craft.

Sharefest 2014 – Communicating Complex Ideas

Sharefest 2014 – Communicating Complex Ideas

April 9, 2014. ShareFest was a fast moving, interactive forum where experts across Vanderbilt presented a variety of innovative strategies for effective and efficient communication in the classroom, on campus, and in the community.

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Rana Dasgupta – Global Folktales: Tokyo, Bulgaria, Delhi

Rana Dasgupta – Global Folktales: Tokyo, Bulgaria, Delhi

March 25, 2014. Award-winning British-Indian author of fiction and non-fiction Rana Dasgupta visited the Curb Center for a “literary conversation” with Professor Ben Tran (Assistant Professor of English and Asian Studies at Vanderbilt) about writing folk-tales in the age of globalization.

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Tag, burn, and bomb with Carlos “Mare139″ Rodriguez

Tag, burn, and bomb with Carlos “Mare139″ Rodriguez

April 13, 2011. NYC graffiti artist Carlos “Mare139” Rodriguez schooled faculty, staff, and students in the basics of graffiti tagging.

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Scratch, spin, and mix with DJs Gummy Soul and Kids Meal

Scratch, spin, and mix with DJs Gummy Soul and Kids Meal

March 17, 2011. Local DJs Gummy Soul and Kids Meal gave students, staff, and faculty a hands-on lesson to scratch, spin, and mix, in a guerrilla-style encounter with the creative process.

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Game, rock, and roll with Eran Egozy

Game, rock, and roll with Eran Egozy

November 17, 2009. Rock Band creator Eran Egozy discussed cultural influence of music-inspired video games with Vanderbilt students, faculty and staff. The following Rock Band competition benefited the W.O. Smith Nashville Community Music School.

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