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Humanities in crisis? Why have the humanities majors been under fire in recent years? - The Vanderbilt Hustler
Article in the February 19, 2014 issue of The Vanderbilt Hustler newspaper discussing the current state of humanities.

Robert Penn Warren Center partners with Humanities Tennessee - Humanities Tennessee
The longstanding partnership between the Robert Penn Warren Center and Humanities Tennessee will continue in 2013 at the Southern Festival of Books.

Dr Michael Alijewicz - Queen's University Belfast Institute for Collaborative Research in the Humanities
Michael Alijewicz, the 2013-2014 Robert Penn Warren Center Visiting Postdoctoral Fellow at the Institute for Collaborative Research in the Humanities at Queen's University Belfast, describes the research he will pursue during the year.

Martin Luther King Jr.'s Amazing 1964 Interview With Robert Penn Warren - The Atlantic
The "Who Speaks" digital archive is among the important resources highlighted in this article published near the fiftieth anniversary of the "I Have a Dream" speech.

Vanderbilt University posts historic Robert Penn Warren tapes - The Tennessean
Through the work of archivists at Vanderbilt University, recorded coversations between Robert Penn Warren and leading civil rights figures are now preserved in a digital exhibit available online.

Robert Penn Warren Online Archive Humanizes Leaders Of The Civil Rights Movement - WKNO 91.1
Memphis Public Radio interviews Executive Director of the Robert Penn Warren Center, Mona Frederick, on the "Who Speaks" digital archive.

Opening 'Dores Internationally - Arts and Science Magazine
Global connections are on the increase and more important than ever.  Read about how The Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities is creating global connections.

Birthplace of Greatness - Arts and Science Magazine
If Vanderbilt inspired the craft of Robert Penn Warren, then Guthrie KY inspired the images. A report on the influence of Robert Penn Warren's birthplace.

Who Spoke For the Negro? - The City Paper
Vanderbilt's database of Robert Penn Warren's conversations with civil rights activists is a chance to hear the movement.

Scholarship and Fellowship Through Irish Eyes - Arts and Science Magazine
Gail McConnell, Ph.D. candidate at Queen's University, Belfast, Ireland, and Robert Penn Warren Graduate Student Fellow, reflects on her year of interdisciplinary study at Vanderbilt.

Follow the Leader - The Vanderbilt View
The Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities leads the way in interdisciplinary study among graduate students.

The Next Step - The Vanderbilt View
A report on the evolution of graduate education at Vanderbilt predicts the Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities will play a leaderhip role in this endeavor.

Voices from the Past - Arts and Science Magazine
The Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities reveals its namesake’s long-forgotten conversations with historic civil rights greats.

A Home for the Humanities - The Vanderbilt View
The Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities marks twenty years of fostering transinstitutional collaboration at Vanderbilt.

NEH Focused on Making the Humanities Accessible
National Endowment for the Humanities Chairman Bruce Cole spoke at Vanderbilt in honor of the 20th anniversary of the Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities and as part of the Chancellor’s lecture series.
 


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