Dean Emilie Townes

  • Feature: A Year in Photos part 1 (Fall 2013)

    Feature: A Year in Photos part 1 (Fall 2013)

    The 2013-2014 school year is almost at an end and in true Vanderbilt University Divinity School fashion we want to reflect back on what a great year it was. This week we share highlights from the Fall semester. Next week, we share memorable moments from Spring semester. 8-23-2013- Divinity… Read More

    Apr. 23, 2014

  • Read This Book: April 2014

    Read This Book: April 2014

    The April book has been recommended by Emilie M. Townes, Dean of the Divinity School E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Professor of Womanist Ethics and Society Toward a Womanist Ethic of Incarnation: Black Bodies, the Black Church, and the… Read More

    Apr. 13, 2014

  • VDS Friday Photo 4.11.14

    VDS Friday Photo 4.11.14

    VDS Vision “We believe…these two words sum up the hope I find so alive here at Vanderbilt Divinity School.  We believe in the power of transformatory ministry and scholarship.  And because of this, we seek to provide a faithfilled environment for our students to learn and grow.  We invite you… Read More

    Apr. 11, 2014

  • VDS Friday Photo 12.6.13

    VDS Friday Photo 12.6.13

    Dean Emilie Townes and Joshua DuBois 12.4.13   Joshua DuBois, Former White House Director of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, spoke at the Vanderbilt Divinity School on Wednesday, December 4, 2013. Addressing an audience of students, faculty and staff, and Nashville community members, Mr. DuBois read excerpts from his book… Read More

    Dec. 6, 2013

  • VDS Events Week of 9.22.13

    VDS Events Week of 9.22.13

    Good afternoon. Each Sunday, VDS Voices will reflect on different events hosted by the Divinity School. We will share excerpts from lectures, descriptions and the history of many of our reoccurring events. Orientation for incoming students at Vanderbilt Divinity School is always a significant event in our common life.  This… Read More

    Sep. 22, 2013

  • Friday Photo of the Week 9.20.13

    Friday Photo of the Week 9.20.13

    Every Friday, we plan to share the best photo of the week. For our Friday Photo of the week debut of, we chose a photo from the Installation of our beloved new Dean, Emilie M. Townes. Professor Bonnie Miller-McLemore, Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos and Dean Emilie M. Read More

    Sep. 20, 2013