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The Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities promotes interdisciplinary research and study in the humanities and social sciences and, when appropriate, the natural sciences. Members of the Vanderbilt community representing a wide variety of specializations take part in the Center’s programs, which are designed to intensify and increase interdisciplinary discussion of academic, social, and cultural issues.

Black rectangular background with a photograph of green trees in a forest cut into rectangles with the black background showing. A person's hands are in the top left corner arranging the photos. Text reads: Arboreal Agency: Imagining Democratic, Climatic, and Planning Futures Through Trees, Shannon Mattern, Anthropology, The New School for Social Research. April 16 4 PM Central Time. RSVP here. Photo:

On the left, copy of book cover, red book with beige text that says Hot, Hot Chicken: A Nashville Story, Rachel Louise Martin. Then text on the right two-thirds says A Conversation with Author Rachel Louise Martin, Thursday, April 22nd, 4 to 5 PM (Central Time) via Zoom, click to RSVP. There is a black and white photograph of the author, the RPW Center for the Humanities logo, and the Vanderbilt University Press logo on the right lower side.