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Leah Lax: “Uncovered: How I Left Hasidic Life and Finally Came Home” (9/14/17)

Sep. 11, 2017—Date: Thursday, September 14, 2017, 5:00 PM Location: Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center • Black Cultural Center Building • Nashville, TN 37235 Contact: Rory Dicker Email: rory.dicker@vanderbilt.edu Phone: 615-322-4843 Website: http://www.vanderbilt.edu/WomensCenter/ Audience: Free and Open to the Public Leah Lax’s Uncovered is the first memoir to tell of a gay woman leaving the Hasidic fold. In understated, crystalline prose, Lax begins her...

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Veritas Forum: Left, Right, or Undecided?

Oct. 16, 2016—LEFT, RIGHT, OR UNDECIDED? A Bi-Partisan Conversation on Faith & Politics Student Life Center Ballrooms | October 27 | 7pm – 9pm www.veritas.org/vanderbilt FEATURING: Andra Gillespie – Associate Professor of Political Science, Emory University Lanhee Chen – Hoover Institution Fellow, Director of Demestic Policy Studies and Lecturer in Law, Stanford Law School MODERATED BY: David Lewis...

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Freedom of Religion. . .?

Nov. 12, 2015—  Coffee and Conversations OUCRL Program Coordinator Mike Zimmerman joined First Amendment Expert Prof. David Hudson to engage with Vanderbilt students in informal discussion about Religious Liberty as part of the “Coffee and Conversations at Moore” series hosted by Dr. Jim Lovensheimer, Faculty Head of Moore College, a part of the College Halls at Kissam....

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Samhain Night

Oct. 23, 2015—While many will soon be celebrating the secular festivities of Halloween by dressing up in costumes and eating candy on the evening of Saturday, October 31. Samhain, pronounced “Sow-when,” is considered the highest holy festival for those who follow some of the various Pagan/Earth-Centered religious traditions of the modern day. During this time Wiccans, Druids,...

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US Papal Visit Viewing Party

Sep. 21, 2015—Project Dialogue is excited that Pope Francis, the head of the Roman Catholic Church, is coming to the United States and making history at the same time. The Holy Father will be visiting the capital and will be the first Pope to speak to a joint session of Congress. To watch this historic event, Project...

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Dr. Jackson Katz

Jul. 17, 2015—  Project Dialogue is excited to welcome Dr. Jackson Katz to campus. Dr. Katz is one of America’s leading anti-sexist male activists. An educator, author, filmmaker, and cultural theorist, he is internationally recognized for his groundbreaking work in the field of gender violence prevention education and critical media literacy. He has lectured on hundreds of...

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Meditation Workshop at the Zen Garden

Apr. 2, 2015—Project Dialogue was proud to collaborate with the Vanderbilt Buddhist Community to host a Meditation Workshop at the Zen Garden on Tuesday, April 7th at 5pm. This was a one hour event consisting of a guided meditation workshop and a discussion. We invited experienced meditation teacher Lisa Ernst from One Dharma Nashville to help lead...

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Gender & Violence Panel

Mar. 18, 2015—Project Dialogue is proud to collaborate with Vanderbilt Interfaith Council to bring a discussion that is very timely as well as needed for our campus. Unfortunately, our campus has been brought painfully aware of the violence that underlies at so many universities, including our own. As we all strive to understand and reduce the violence...

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Food & Faith

Mar. 16, 2015—Project Dialogue is excited to work in collaboration with Vanderbilt Muslim Student Association (MSA) and Canterbury CIRCLE to host a wonderful dialogue over a meal at St. Augustine’s Chapel on March 25th. Have you heard of “Halal” food but didn’t know what is was? Have you wanted to know what makes food permissible for Islam...

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Matisyahu to Headline Project Dialogue’s 25th year

Aug. 29, 2014—Project Dialogue is a year-long, University-wide program that seeks to involve the entire Vanderbilt community in public discourse and reflection connecting classroom learning with larger societal issues. Project Dialogue also serves to increase contact between students, staff, and faculty and encourages interaction among student organizations through implementing various methods of perspective including: lectures, debates, films,...

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