Fall 2020 Calendar
For the safety of our Vanderbilt students, faculty, staff, and invited guests, all department events will be held virtually for the fall 2020 semester.
All events will be held during Central Standard Time (CST), unless otherwise stated.
- Aug. 20, 2020, 4:00-6:00pm, MHS Master’s Orientation (2020-2021 Class)
- Aug. 21, 2020, 1:00-2:00pm, Student Advisory Board Meeting (2020-2021 Members)
- Sep. 10, 2020, 7:00pm, Prof. Odie Lindsey will perform a virtual reading of his new novel Some Go Home as part of the Vanderbilt Creative Writing Visiting Writers Series. Free online registration is required.
- Sep. 16, 2020, Prof. Aimi Hamraie will participate in a lecture and Q&A with the architecture department at Northeastern University
- Sep. 25, 2020, 11:30am, Prof. Tara McKay will present a talk and Q&A session titled, “The COVID-19 Pandemic and Sexual Behavior among Gay and Bisexual Men in the United States”
- Sep. 27, 2020, 6:00pm, Prof. Odie Lindsey will perform with song writer Mary Gauthier during a live reading and music event of his novel Some Go Home
- Sep. 28, 2020, Prof. Aimi Hamraie will give a lecture to the architecture school at the University of Kentucky
- Sep. 28, 2020, Prof Aimi Hamraie will participate on the Public Displays of Affection panel at Critical Distance in Toronto.
- Sep. 28, 2020, Prof. Aimi Hamraie will perform a live reading of contribution to their book for the Frame Contemporary Art Finland and Archive Books Rehearsing Hospitalities book party
Oct. 10, 2020, 2:00pm EST, Prof. Laura Stark will facilitate “Dismantling White Supremacism: A Conversation and Plan of Action,” History of Science Society annual meeting
- Oct. 10, 2020, 5:30pm, Prof. Odie Lindsey will appear at the Southern Festival of Books, with authors Lydia Millet and David James Poissant
- Oct. 12, 2020, 2:00-3:00pm, Prof. Gilbert Gonzales and Prof. Tara McKay will speak at the virtual Current Events & Immersion: COVID-19 event, hosted by the Vanderbilt Office of Immersion Resources
- Oct. 13, 2020, 12:00-1:00pm, Zoom link (Passcode: 286106), Prof. Jonathan Metzl will present at the Health Equity Seminar Series, sponsored by the Vanderbilt Epidemiology Center
- Oct. 14, 2020, 6:30-7:00pm, Zoom link (Passcode: 565737), MHS 4+1 Information Session (2021-2022 Applicants)
- Oct. 18, 2020, 7:00-7:30pm, Zoom link (Passcode: 565737), MHS 4+1 Information Session (2021-2022 Applicants)
- Oct. 20, 2020, 12:15-1:15pm, Zoom link, Prof. Courtney Peterson will speak at the virtual lunch discussion “Let’s Talk About College Student Mental Health”, sponsored by Vanderbilt Active Minds
- Oct. 20, 2020, 2:30-3:30pm, Stream URL, “Why Should Students Vote?: Democracy, Protest, and the #2020 Election”, co-sponsored by MHS, Tennessee Tech University, and Millions of Conversations
- Oct. 27, 2020, 12:00-1:00pm, Zoom link (Passcode: 286106), Prof. Tara McKay will present at the Health Equity Seminar Series, “COVID and LGBT Health in the US and Beyond”, sponsored by the Vanderbilt Epidemiology Center and the Vanderbilt LGBT Policy Lab
- Oct. 29, 2020, 6:00-7:00pm, Zoom link, Prof. Dominique Behague will present at the speaker series, “The Challenge of Global Mental Health in Brazil”, sponsored by the Vanderbilt Partners in Health Engage
- Nov. 5, 2020, 12:30-3:30pm, Zoom link, MHS Virtual Advising Pizza Party
- Nov. 10, 2020, 1:10-2:00pm, Zoom link (Passcode: 8d491x), MHS e-Colloquium with Dr. Douglas Flowe, Assistant Professor of History, Washington University in St. Louis
- Nov. 12, 2020, 7:30pm-9:00pm EST, Prof. Aimi Hamraie will deliver a virtual public lecture on “Critical Access Studies” at the Harvard Graduate School of Design
- Nov. 17, 2020, 7:00-8:00pm, Registration link, Prof. Tara McKay will present a talk titled, “What’s Going on with COVID-19 Cases in Africa?”, sponsored by the MSF Vanderbilt/Doctors Without Borders student chapter
- Nov. 18, 2020, 12:00-1:00pm, Prof. Laura Stark will deliver a lecture for the Society of Clinical Research Associates
- Nov. 19, 2020, 10:00-3:00pm EST, Free registration here, virtual Depolarization Summit, co-sponsored by MHS, Millions of Conversations, the former Charlottesville Mayor Mike Signer, and the Fetzer Institute
- Nov. 21, 2020, Prof. Aimi Hamraie will present a lecture at the Pacific Northwest College of Art