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  • Arts and Science Magazine » » Come Out Swingin’
    film music theater history exhibits and books In an interview on PBS NewsHour s Art Beat he noted a correlation between social change and protest The argument in the book is that when people feel unsettled by the rate of social change when the things around them are changing fast economics demographics technology art becomes something that they fight over as a way to reassert their values reassert a sense of who their community is and where they fit into their community he said Art becomes this amazing arena in which people negotiate their differences of opinions around the contours of their expressive lives together A good scrap over art can be good for the community I think in the future going forward as our cultural world gets noisier as there are more things to offend more people that there will be more opportunities for people to work together to figure out which forms of expressions are good representations of our community and which ones we don t feel we re ready for or represent us well Tepper told PBS Touch gloves and come out of your corners fighting photo credit Steve Green Comments are closed Arts Science Notebook Forget Macs or Droids These Students Use Blackberries Undergraduate Support beyond the Classroom Four Take a Bow and Chairs What is an Excellent Accomplishment Alex Becoming Emeritus Departments A View from Kirkland Hall And the Award Goes to Arts and Science in the World Arts and Science Notebook Back in the Day Creative Output Donor Report Fall 2009 Fall 2010 Fall 2011 Feature First Person Five Minutes With Forum Giving Great Minds Hearts Content In Place Open Book Rigor and Relevance Spring 2010 Spring 2011 Spring 2012 Up Close Where Are You And the Award Goes to Larry Bartels May Werthan

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  • Arts and Science Magazine » » Dance the Plight Away
    a while patients with schizophrenia begin to feel the rubber hand and disown their own hand They also experience their real hand as closer to the rubber hand Park explains Healthy people get this illusion too but weakly Some don t get it at all The susceptibility of schizophrenia patients to the rubber hand illusion suggests that they have a more flexible body representation and weakened sense of self compared to healthy people The findings may mean that movement therapy which trains people to be focused and centered on their own bodies via some forms of yoga and dance might help some of the more than 2 2 million people diagnosed with the mental disorder Exercise is inexpensive and obviously has a broad range of beneficial effects so if it can also reduce the severity of schizophrenia it is all to the good Park says She says that decades ago schizophrenics weakened body awareness was considered one of the core features of schizophrenia but in recent years much of the emphasis has been on cognitive functions This research published in Public Library of Science ONE brings the body back into the mind of the psychological community It also may offer schizophrenia patients the age old solution for mind body disconnection put forth by Lady Gaga in 2008 just dance photo credit John Russell Comments are closed Arts Science Notebook Forget Macs or Droids These Students Use Blackberries Undergraduate Support beyond the Classroom Four Take a Bow and Chairs What is an Excellent Accomplishment Alex Becoming Emeritus Departments A View from Kirkland Hall And the Award Goes to Arts and Science in the World Arts and Science Notebook Back in the Day Creative Output Donor Report Fall 2009 Fall 2010 Fall 2011 Feature First Person Five Minutes With Forum Giving Great

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  • Arts and Science Magazine » A View from Kirkland Hall
    teacher of early cinema Read more A View from Kirkland Hall A View from Kirkland Hall Fall 2010 I write to you today in a call to community and a call to community action We the members of the Arts and Science community can be so proud of and grateful for the opportunities Vanderbilt University has placed before us Read more A View from Kirkland Hall A View from Kirkland Hall Spring 2010 In this issue of Arts and Science you will read the words of Gail McConnell a visitor from Queen s University Belfast Ireland Gail is a Ph D candidate in English and a member of this year s graduate fellows program at the Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities Read more A View from Kirkland Hall A View from Kirkland Hall Fall 2009 Like great parents great professors seek independence and self reliance for their students In Vanderbilt s College of Arts and Science we teach the crafts of writing and speaking of critical thinking of skepticism and analysis Read more A View from Kirkland Hall by Carolyn Dever A View from Kirkland Hall Spring 2009 There is no greater challenge facing the United States than health care the provision of affordable high quality medical attention to every person and the establishment of a health care system that ensures equity of access and the integrity of new discovery for all time Read more A View from Kirkland Hall by Carolyn Dever A View from Kirkland Hall Fall 2008 To think about the College of Arts and Science is to think about diversity From chemistry to classics from physics to psychology to philosophy and everywhere in between our researchers press deeply into the questions of their disciplines Read more A View from Kirkland Hall by Richard McCarty

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  • Arts and Science Magazine » And the Award Goes to
    Associate Professor of English and poet Kate Daniels received the 2011 Hanes Award Read more And the Award Goes to And the Award Goes to Fall 2010 Professor of History William Caferro has been awarded a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship He was one of 180 fellows named from a field of more than 3 000 applicants The American Academy of Religion named Making Transcendents Ascetics and Social Memory in Early Medieval China by Professor of Asian Studies Robert Ford Campany the 2010 AAR Best Book in Historical Studies Celso Castilho assistant professor of history was awarded the 2009 American Historical Association Conference for Latin American History Lewis Hanke Award Julia Cohen assistant professor of Jewish studies and assistant professor of history has been awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities grant for her proposed collection The Sephardic Studies Reader Read more And the Award Goes to And the Award Goes to Spring 2010 Dan Cornfield professor of sociology and political science was awarded the 2010 Susan C Eaton Scholar Practitioner Grant by the Labor and Employment Relations Association for his book project on Nashville music careers supported by Vanderbilt s Curb Center Professor of Psychology Steven Hollon received the Award for Distinguished Scientific Contributions to Clinical Psychology from the Society of Clinical Psychology APA Division 12 in recognition for his body of work on cognitive therapy for depression Read more And the award goes to And the Award Goes to Fall 2009 James Dickerson assistant professor of physics has been awarded a new three year research grant of more than 360 000 from the Office of Naval Research Marshall Eakin professor of history has been appointed director of the Ingram Scholars Program John Geer Distinguished Professor of Political Science has been invited by Harvard s Shorenstein Center on the Press Politics and Public Policy to spend fall 2009 as a fellow of the center Read more And the Award Goes to And the Award Goes to Spring 2009 The Blue Star by Tony Earley Samuel Milton Fleming Associate Professor of English was recognized by The New York Times Book Review as one of the 100 Notable Books of 2008 USA Today named it one of the top 10 books of 2008 Read more And the Award Goes to And the Award Goes to Fall 2008 Michael Bess Chancellor s Professor of History and Jay Bloom assistant professor of history of art have received 2008 fellowships from the American Council of Learned Societies ACLS ACLS fellowships and grants are awarded to individual scholars for excellence in research in the humanities and related social sciences William Caferro professor of history received the 2009 Read more And the Award Goes to And the Award Goes to Spring 2008 Andreas Berlind Michael Bess Barbara Hahn Tom D Dillehay John Geer Larry Isaac Molly Miller Ron Porter and Dieter Sevin have all received recognition recently Read the full article for details Read more Arts Science Notebook Forget Macs or Droids These Students Use

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  • Arts and Science Magazine » Arts and Science in the World
    survey could get you killed Not long ago that was reality in some parts of Central and South America where dictatorships ruled Today citizens of nearly every country in the Western Hemisphere participate in the AmericasBarometer a regional survey series conducted by the Latin American Public Opinion Project LAPOP at Vanderbilt Read more Arts and Science in the World Arts and Science in the World Fall 2009 Time spent abroad experiencing other cultures and gaining new knowledge has been part of the College of Arts and Science experience for thousands of alumni Groups of students recently traveled to Australia Britain China Egypt Germany Greece and Canada with Washington D C thrown in for good measure for intensive learning experiences known as Maymester Read more Where Dreams Can Flourish by Sandy Smith Arts and Science in the World Spring 2009 Graduate student Manoj K Dora was born in a poor village where people die of starvation and people sell their children for a meal In this squalor he dreamed of helping families launch small businesses to provide for their needs Today enrolled in Vanderbilt s Graduate Program in Economic Development GPED his dream seems possible Read more Vive Vanderbilt en France by Mardy Fones Arts and Science in the World Fall 2008 For nearly 50 years students have returned from the French city of Aix en Provence changed by what they experienced Now Vanderbilt in France ViF the study abroad program that transformed them has evolved as well For nearly 50 years students have returned from the French city of Aix en Provence changed by what they experienced Now Vanderbilt in France ViF the study abroad program that transformed them has evolved as well Today s ViF program has adapted to contemporary students needs and gives them a more global view of France and its people says Associate Professor of French Virginia Scott who served as professor in residence for summer 2008 Read more The Spanish and Portuguese Connection by Mardy Fones Arts and Science in the World Spring 2008 Vanderbilt is one of a handful of U S universities offering a comprehensive course of study in Spanish and Portuguese says Cathy Jrade Chancellor s Professor of Spanish and chair of the Department of Spanish and Portuguese That comprehensiveness emphasizes both cultural knowledge and fluency with the result that the department s graduates can now be found all over the Spanish speaking world In addition a unique more than 60 year connection to the Portuguese speaking country of Brazil has made Vanderbilt one of the top centers in the United States for Brazilian studies Read more Chile Relationship Extends International Reach by Jamie Reeves Arts and Science in the World Spring 2008 Chile might seem a bit far to go for spring break but in 2008 then Dean Richard McCarty and a team of Vanderbilt faculty and staff made the trip as part of a university wide effort to build research based relationships with peer institutions around the globe McCarty Assistant

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  • Arts and Science Magazine » Arts and Science Notebook
    emeriti status this spring Those honored were Tracy Barrett senior lecturer in Italian emerita Ford F Ebner professor of psychology emeritus Leonard Feldman Stevenson Professor of Physics emeritus Robert Fox professor of psychology emeritus Thomas A Gregor professor of anthropology Read more Congratulations Arts and Science Notebook Fall 2011 Congratulations to these faculty members who have been promoted to new positions and received tenure Patrick Abbot associate professor of biological sciences Brian Bachmann associate professor of chemistry Kenneth Catania Stevenson Professor of Biological Sciences Kate Daniels professor of English James H Dickerson associate professor of physics Eva M Harth associate professor of chemistry Kevin Read more Fun Fact Arts and Science Notebook Fall 2011 When Associate Professor Brandt Eichman and Assistant Professor Antonis Rokas were surprised with 2011 Chancellor s Awards for Research in August they became the eighth and ninth biological sciences professors to receive the honor since 2005 That marks an uninterrupted seven year run for the department s faculty Read more Serbia in the 1990s Arts and Science Notebook Fall 2011 Serbia in the 1990s serves as the lens through which Assistant Professor of Art Vesna Pavlovic pictured contrasts normalcy and war Her photographs were installed in a recent show at the Frist Center for the Visual Arts The exhibit also included recent images examining modern American life Read more An Arts and Science Head of State Arts and Science Notebook Fall 2011 Abdiweli M Ali MA 88 has been named the prime minister of Somalia the first College of Arts and Science alumnus to serve as a head of state Ali was appointed the acting premier of Somalia s transitional federal government in June after then Prime Minister Mohamed A Mohamed resigned Soon after Ali was named permanent prime minister Read more Celebrating New Endowed Chairs

    Original URL path: http://www.vanderbilt.edu/magazines/arts-and-science/category/notebook/ (2016-02-16)
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  • Arts and Science Magazine » Back in the Day
    President John F Kennedy did on May 18 1963 Dudley Field was packed as the president commemorated the university s 90th anniversary Read more Back in the Day Back in the Day Spring 2009 Students told Susan Ford Wiltshire professor of classics that they wanted to know the world beyond campus Wiltshire suggested that they launch a spring break program of community service to discover different cultures places and social issues She had no takers that first year Read more Back in the Day Back in the Day Fall 2008 Before Deal or No Deal Who Wants to Be A Millionaire or even Jeopardy there was the GE College Bowl Quiz program In 1960 Vanderbilt s team of thinking people became one of only a handful of university teams with a string of four quiz program wins Read more Back in the Day Back in the Day Spring 2008 In the spring of 1967 civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr beat poet Allen Ginsberg segregation supporter and senator Strom Thurmond and black power advocate Stokely Carmichael were among the speakers at IMPACT 67 a student run symposium Read more Arts Science Notebook Forget Macs or Droids These Students Use Blackberries Undergraduate Support beyond the Classroom Four Take a Bow and Chairs What is an Excellent Accomplishment Alex Becoming Emeritus Departments A View from Kirkland Hall And the Award Goes to Arts and Science in the World Arts and Science Notebook Back in the Day Creative Output Donor Report Fall 2009 Fall 2010 Fall 2011 Feature First Person Five Minutes With Forum Giving Great Minds Hearts Content In Place Open Book Rigor and Relevance Spring 2010 Spring 2011 Spring 2012 Up Close Where Are You And the Award Goes to Larry Bartels May Werthan Shayne Professor of Public Policy and

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  • Arts and Science Magazine » Creative Output
    astronomer at the turn of the Read more How Old is The Universe Parts 1 6 Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part 5 Part 6 Arts Science Notebook Forget Macs or Droids These Students Use Blackberries Undergraduate Support beyond the Classroom Four Take a Bow and Chairs What is an Excellent Accomplishment Alex Becoming Emeritus Departments A View from Kirkland Hall And the Award Goes to Arts and Science in the World Arts and Science Notebook Back in the Day Creative Output Donor Report Fall 2009 Fall 2010 Fall 2011 Feature First Person Five Minutes With Forum Giving Great Minds Hearts Content In Place Open Book Rigor and Relevance Spring 2010 Spring 2011 Spring 2012 Up Close Where Are You And the Award Goes to Larry Bartels May Werthan Shayne Professor of Public Policy and Social Science and Randolph Blake Centennial Professor of Psychology were elected to the National Academy of Science Election is considered one of the highest honors accorded U S scientists Richard Blackett Andrew Jackson Professor of American History has been named the Harold Vyvyan Harmsworth Visiting Professor of American History at Oxford University for 2013 14 Colin Dayan Robert Penn Warren Professor in

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