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Screening of Robert Penn Warren: A Vision, Documentary by Tom Thurman

Wednesday, January 23, 2019,

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  • Location: Kissam Classroom
  • Room: Second Floor

A Kentucky Educational Television production, this documentary explores the life and career of three-time Pulitzer Prize winner and Vanderbilt alumnus Robert Penn Warren. The film traces Warren's birth (1905) and upbringing in Guthrie, Kentucky, his years at Vanderbilt University, and his path as a poet, novelist, critic, and teacher. The screening of the documentary will be followed by a Q and A with director Tom Thurman. Co-sponsored by Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities, American Studies, Cinema & Media Arts, Creative Writing, English Department, and the Residential Colleges.

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