Throughout the year, the RPW Center hosts and co-sponsors events that are separate from our seminar and themed programming. Here’s where you can find details for previous and upcoming events.
October 21, 2021, 4 PM at the RPW Center
Meet the Pod: This inclusive podcasting community at Vanderbilt offers the opportunity for both current and aspiring podcasters to come together to connect, problem-solve, and share resources.
October 20, 2021, 4 PM via Zoom
Humanities on the Hill. Heather Bloemhard, Assistant Director, Office of Federal Relations.
January 29, 2020
Humanities for the Next Generation. Roundtable with Paula Krebs (Executive Director, Modern Language Association) and Jim Grossman (Executive Director, American Historical Association) January 29. The RPW Center also arranged for Grossman and Krebs to participate in a roundtable at TSU and for Grossman to be the guest for Vanderbilt’s Career Center’s “Advice with a Slice” session.
The Humanities Think Tank: Applying the Humanities to Real World Problems. Spotlight: Climate Change. October 8. Michael Bess (history), Jennifer Fay (cinema & media arts, English), Michael Vandenbergh (Law School), and Mary Beth Ikard (Nashville Mayor’s Office of Sustainability).
September 27, 2019
Humanities 20/20: Creating a Vision at Vanderbilt. Keynote Speaker: Kathleen Fitzpatrick, professor of English and director of digital humanities, Michigan State University, and author of Generous Thinking: A Radical Approach to Saving the University,. This half-day conference for faculty and graduate students looked to answer the questions of “What Matters? Who Counts? What’s Next?” for the humanities at Vanderbilt. Fitzpatrick kicked the event off with her keynote address, “What Matters? Who Counts?” Afterwards, participants broke into groups to brainstorm about “What’s Next?” before coming together to share and discuss a vision and next steps.