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Cherry Hall, Room 101
The Center for Robert Penn Warren Studies, established in 1986, honors Kentucky's native son for his worldwide literary achievements and his dedication to education.
Each spring semester the English Department offers a Robert Penn Warren seminar (Eng. 498 & 498G) for graduate and undergraduate students. The three hour credit course provides an intensive study of Warren's poetry, fiction, and non-fiction.
Robert Penn Warren Awards
The English Department awards an undergraduate scholarship and a graduate fellowship to qualified students for study of Warren's writing.
An annual symposium each April attracts Warren scholars from across the nation. Renowned speakers highlight the event, which is open to the public.
Established in the English Department by the Robert Penn Warren Committee, the handsome room provides space for classes, lectures, seminars and RPW Committee and advisor's meetings.
The annual Warren-Brooks award was established by the Warren family to honor an outstanding work of literary criticism that embodies the spirit, scope and integrity of the work produced by Warren and his frequent collaborator, Brooks.