All currently scheduled events sponsored or co-sponsored by the Center for Medicine, Health, and Society (MHS) are listed below. This is a working list and is updated frequently. If you know of an event co-sponsored by MHS that is not listed below please contact Nadia Connelly.
  • December 5, Classes End
  • December 6-14, Reading Day and Final Exams
  • January 6, Classes Begin
  • January 10, Last day to wait-list a class
  • January 15, Applications due for Fall 2014 admission to MHS M.A. program
  • January 20, MLK Jr. Day, no classes
  • January 28, International Lens film series,
    7:30pm: Beer is Cheaper than Therapy, presented by Ken MacLeish
    Location: Sarratt Cinema
  • February 11, Hot Topics in MHS, Boundaries and Bodies: Current Debates in Sex and Health
    11:00am-12:30pm: Panel, Boundaries and Bodies – Ken MacLeish, Aimi Hamraie, Ariane Cruz (PSU), Jonathan Metzl
    Location: 201 Alumni Hall
    4:00pm-5:30pm: Colloquium: “Dark Desires: Black Female Erotica,” Ariane Cruz, Assistant Professor, Department of Women’s Studies, Pennsylvania State University
    Location: MHS, 300cc Calhoun, Reception to follow
    Co-hosted by Vanderbilt Women’s and Gender Studies
  • March 1-9, Spring Break
  • March 14, MHS Honors student applications due
  • March 19, MHS Announces New Curriculum: Information Session
    Location: 300 Calhoun Hall
  • March 28, MHS Student Advisory Board applications due
  • April 7, Fall registration begins
  • April 9 , Hot Topics in MHS, The Politics of Childhood Vaccines
    4:00pm-5:30pm: Colloquium:  “The Legitimacy of Vaccine Critics: What’s Left after Autism?,” Anna Kirkland, Associate Professor of Women’s Studies and Political Science, University of Michigan
    Location: Light Hall 208, Reception to follow
    Co-hosted by Vanderbilt Department of Political Science and Program in American Studies
  • April 15, MHS Beyond Boundaries Award nominations due
  • April 21, Last day of classes
  • April 22 – May 1, Reading Day and Final Exams
  • April 30, MHS Excellence in Writing Award nominations due
  • May 5, Maymester Begins
  • May 8, MHS Pre-Commencement Awards Reception
    Location: 300 Calhoun Hall
  • May 9, Commencement
  • MHS Research Colloquium, Calhoun 300
  • 18 February 8:30-9:45 am Dominique Béhague (MHS), TBD
    11 March
    12:45-2:00 pm
    Susan Cahn (Warren Center for the Humanities, Dept of History University of Buffalo), TBD
    25 March
    8:30-9:45 am
    Sohee Park (Psychology), TBD
    8 April
    12:45-2:00 pm
    MHS graduate student presentations