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Literature & Law Seminar

Monday, October 09, 2017,
  • Location: Robert Penn Warren Center • 2301 Vanderbilt Place • Nashville, TN 37235

Hosted by the Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities. 

This seminar will explore the issue of American civil rights through the lens of sports. Seminar participants will read and discuss works examining themes such as pioneering, protest, exploitation, equality, and triumph in the athletic world and will explore how these themes emanating from the world of sports influenced American society as a whole. 

Seminar coordinators:

Andrew Maraniss (Visiting Scholar and Writer-in-Residence, The Commons) andrewmaraniss@gmail.com

Candace Storey Lee (Associate Vice Chancellor for University Affairs and Deputy Athletic Director)  candice.lee@vanderbilt.edu

Mona Frederick (Warren Center) mona.frederick@vanderbilt.edu.