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

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: Phone: 615-322-4843 Website: 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…

Posted on September 11, 2017 in Project Dialogue, UPCOMING EVENT

Veritas Forum: Left, Right, or Undecided?

LEFT, RIGHT, OR UNDECIDED? A Bi-Partisan Conversation on Faith & Politics Student Life Center Ballrooms | October 27 | 7pm – 9pm 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…

Posted on October 16, 2016 in News, Project Dialogue, UPCOMING EVENT

Freedom of Religion. . .?

  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….

Posted on November 12, 2015 in News, Project Dialogue

Samhain Night

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,…

Posted on October 23, 2015 in News, Project Dialogue

US Papal Visit Viewing Party

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…

Posted on September 21, 2015 in News, Project Dialogue

Dr. Jackson Katz

  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…

Posted on July 17, 2015 in News, Project Dialogue

Meditation Workshop at the Zen Garden

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…

Posted on April 2, 2015 in News, Project Dialogue

Gender & Violence Panel

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…

Posted on March 18, 2015 in News, Project Dialogue

Food & Faith

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…

Posted on March 16, 2015 in News, Project Dialogue

Matisyahu to Headline Project Dialogue’s 25th year

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,…

Posted on August 29, 2014 in Project Dialogue, UPCOMING EVENT