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Reader Syd Knee asks, How many trips to the racing well is too many? #RedCadeaux‏

By Syd Knee

I am as saddened as any other at the news of the passing of the marvel, Red Cadeaux. However this may be the time to discuss the merits of asking any horse, even one as tough as this one, to do quite that much. 372 more words

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Vanderbilt 2015 THATCamp - done and dusted!

The theory “survival of the fittest” certainly applies to visual resources curators, whose predecessors (slide librarians) had no choice but to adapt to digital collections and bid adieu to analog resources.  350 more words


Jalen Chang Awarded Fall 2015 Downing Grant

Jalen Chang, an Arts and Science senior and HART major, has received a Downing Grant for travel during the fall semester to Hamburg and Dresden, Germany for research on his Honors thesis, … 141 more words


Susan Kane Lectures on Threats to Libya's Cultural Heritage

Cyrene, Leptis Magna, Sabratha, Ghadames.  Stretching from the Mediterranean Sea to the heart of the Sahara, Libya was a crossroads for many ancient cultures, including the Phoenicians, Greeks and Romans.  508 more words


Riyaz Latif on Panel at the Frist to Discuss Art and Literature of Islamic World

Persian epic literature is filled with daring heroes, doomed lovers, and mighty rulers.  Join Riyaz Latif, Mellon, Assistant Professor of History of Art at Vanderbilt, Paul Vasterling, artistic director and CEO of the Nashville Ballet, and Ginny Soenksen, assistant curator of interpretation, Frist Center for Visual Arts, for a discussion of two important tales, the… 305 more words


Morna O'Neill Addresses the Intersection of Photography and Art

Former HART Professor Morna O’Neill returned to the Vanderbilt campus on October 29 to deliver two lectures in conjunction with Vesna Pavlović’s “Lost Art” exhibition on display at Zeitgeist Gallery.  351 more words


HART Professors Speak at Symposium on Campus Land Use Plan

From exploring city planning in the ancient Mediterranean world to understanding how theater can play a role in classroom design, the Vanderbilt University Land Use Symposium on November 2 includes experts participating  from across campus as the university begins to develop a comprehensive land use plan.  339 more words