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Zoom conversation: Makenzy Orcel, author of The Immortals, and Nathan Dize discuss the book & future of Haitian literature

Jan. 25, 2021—  The Immortals is set in an infamous neighborhood of Port-au-Prince, on Grand-Rue, where many women, young and old, trade in flesh, sex, and desire. We learn, in glimpses and fragments, about the lives of women who fall in love with the moving images of television, the romance of a novel, and the dreams of escape....

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VU Italian Professor Elsa Filosa and colleagues publish Niccolò Acciaiuoli, Boccaccio, e la Certosa del Galluzzo: Politica, religione ed economia nell’Italia del Trecento,

Nov. 2, 2020—    Niccolò Acciaiuoli, Boccaccio, e la Certosa del Galluzzo: Politica, religione ed economia nell’Italia del Trecento, edited by Alessandro Andreini, Susanna Barsella, Elsa Filosa, Jason Houston, and Sergio Tognetti.Rome: Viella, 2020. For more information: https://www.viella.it/libro/9788833134468     This volume contains proceedings of the conference held on June 10-12, 2019 at the Certosa in Firenze,...

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Vanderbilt-Fisk collaboration profiles careers of highly successful Black women during Depression, Jim Crow era

Oct. 23, 2020—Vanderbilt-Fisk collaboration profiles careers of highly successful Black women during Depression, Jim Crow era

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Prof. Raquelle Bostow’s digital archival exhibit “WOMEN OF ROSENWALD: CURATING SOCIAL JUSTICE THROUGH THE ARTS (1928-1948)”

Jun. 17, 2020—Click here to access the exhibit  Women of Rosenwald: Curating Social Justice through the Arts Raquelle Bostow, (2017 Ph.D Vanderbilt) Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow at Fisk University, Visiting Scholar in French at Vanderbilt, designed, created, and managed the Women of Rosenwald digital archival exhibit. This exhibit utilizes materials from the Special Collections housed at Fisk University’s John Hope and Aurelia E. Franklin...

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CENSORED: Controversial Art in Modern and Contemporary French Culture – Film & Speaker Series – Spring 2020

Jan. 9, 2020—FRENCH MOVIES / ENGLISH SUBTITLES / REFRESHMENTS SERVED Vanderbilt University Spring 2020 January, Monday 27 Authors’ Room, Central Library, 5:30 pm: Andrea Mirabile on Louis Malle’s Les Amants February, Tuesday 11 Authors’ Room, Central Library, 5:30 pm: Anthony Contreras on Jean-Luc Godard’s Une Femme mariée February, Friday 21, Authors’ Room, Central Library, 5:30 pm: Meghan...

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Congratulations to Andrea Mirabile on his new book: Ezra Pound e l’arte italiana. Fra le Avanguardie e D’Annunzio

Jul. 9, 2018—Ezra Pound e l’arte italiana. Fra le Avanguardie e D’Annunzio. Olschki: Firenze, 2018.     For more details, click here.

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