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2017-18

May 15, 2018

Meet the Director Breakfast 5/15/18

Meet the Director Breakfast
Dr. Emily Brady
Location: 311 Glasscock Building

April 27, 2018

Co-Sponsored Event
“Heir to Galdos: A Cuban-American Novelist Finds His Voice”
Frederick De Armas | Novelist
Location: 311 Glasscock Building

April 24, 2018

Language Matters Working Group Meeting
“The Effects of Study Abroad Experience on Pragmatic Development: A Meta-Analysis”
Shaun Ko | Ph.D. candidate, Texas A&M University
Location: 308 Glasscock Building

Co-Sponsored Event
“‘Everything Yields to Experiment’: Josiah Wedgwood as an Eighteenth-Century Scientist”
Lucy Lead | Archivist, Wedgwood Museum
Location: Forsyth Galleries, MSC

April 20, 2018

Health Humanities Symposium
“The Future of Healthcare”
Symposium Schedule
Location: 311 Glasscock Building

April 12 – 13, 2018

Co-Sponsored Event
“1968: A Retrospective” – Day One
Conference Schedule
Location: 311 Glasscock Building

April 5, 2018

Film Studies Working Group Event
Colloquium on Videographic Criticism
Dr. Drew Morton | Texas A&M – Texarkana
Location: 311 Glasscock Building

April 4, 2018

Co-Sponsored Event
“Media Studies in Transition: A Conversation with Dr. Drew Morton”
Dr. Drew Morton | Texas A&M – Texarkana
Location: LAAH 453

March 30, 2018

Co-Sponsored Lecture
“Locating Autism: Marginalized Blackness and Universalized Whiteness”
Diana R. Paulin | Trinity College
Location: 311 Glasscock Building

Future Humanities Panel

March 29, 2018

“Future Humanities”
Seminar and Panel
Dr. James Chandler | Director, The Franke Institute for the Humanities, University of Chicago
Dr. Susan Schreibman | Director, An Foras Feasa, Maynooth University, Dublin, Ireland
Dr. Christopher Newfield | University of California, Santa Barbara
Dr. Toril Moi | Duke University
Location: 311 Glasscock Building & 453 LAAH Building
More info

March 27, 2018

Faculty Colloquium Series
“No Union in Reunion: Mizrahi Redefinition of Holocaust Memory in Berlin”
Dr. Ashley Passmore | Assistant Professor, Department of International Studies
Location: 311 Glasscock Building
More info

Co-Sponsored Event
“Wedgwood’s Portrait Medallions: Creating a Biographical Catalogue in Clay”
Dr. Susan Egenolf | Associate Professor, Department of English
Location: Forsyth Learning Gallery

March 26, 2018

Co-sponsored Lecture
“The Constitutional Lion in the Path of Empire”
Dr. Sam Erman | USC Gould School of Law
Location: 311 Glasscock Building

March 22, 2018

Co-Sponsored Event
PONO Paints Wedgwood (Live painting event)
PONO | Contemporary street artist
Location: LAAH Courtyard

March 20, 2018

Graduate Colloquium Series
“The Chronicle of the Death of a Portuguese Cigano from the point of view of Intermediality”
Sueli Rocha-Rojas | Ph.D candidate, Department of International Studies
Location: 311 Glasscock Building
More info

March 8, 2018

Co-sponsored Lecture
“Sewing the Fabric of Statehood: Garment Unions, American Labor, and the Establishment of the State of Israel”
Dr. Adam Howard | Historians’ Office, U.S. State Department
Location: 311 Glasscock Building

March 6, 2018

 Faculty Colloquium Series
“Nicholas Said, the Civil War, and the Emergence of African American Narrative”
Dr. Ira Dworkin | Assistant Professor, Department of English
Location: 311 Glasscock Building
More info

March 2, 2018

South Asia Studies Working Group Lecture
“What Does Being a Muslim Woman Mean in the West”
Dr. Huma Ahmed-Ghosh | San Diego State University
Location: Cushing Memorial Library, Mayo-Thomas Room
Event Flyer

March 1, 2018

New Modern British Studies Working Group Talk
Lunchtime talk about visual culture and museum work
Location: 311 Glasscock Building

Co-Sponsored Lecture
“Tradition and Innovation: Wedgwood and Artists in the 19th Century”
Dr. Anne Forschler-Tarrasch | Birmingham Museum of Art
Location: MSC 2401

February 27, 2018

Graduate Colloquium Series
“‘North Carolina is Ill-Treated and Abandoned’: The Social and Political Effects of the Loss of Roanoke Island in the Confederacy”
Shane Makowicki | Ph.D candidate, Department of History
Location: 311 Glasscock Building

February 20, 2018

Faculty Colloquium Series
“‘Indian Doctresses’ in the 19th-Century United States”
Dr. Angela Hudson | Professor, Department of History
Location: 311 Glasscock Building

February 19, 2018

History of Art, Architecture, and Visual Culture Working Group Lecture
Dr. Inbal Ben-Asher Gitler
Location: 311 Glasscock Building

February 16, 2018

Notable Lecture
“African American History in Texas: Context for Preserving and Conserving Culture and Place”
Everett L. Fly | Award-winning landscape architect, architect, preservationist and 2014 National Humanities Medalist
Location: TBD

February 15, 2018

Energy Humanities Working Group Lecture
“Bringing Oil to Life: Corporations and Conspiracies in Russian Oil Documentaries”
Dr. Douglas Rodgers | Yale University, Department of Anthropology
Location: 311 Glasscock Building
Paper for Discussion

War, Violence, and Society Working Group Lecture
Welcome to Wastelands of Afghanistan: The Experience of America’s Longest (Forgotten) War”
Dr. Lisa Mundey | Associate Professor and Chair, Department of History and Political Science, University of St. Thomas, Houston
Location: 311 Glasscock Building

February 13, 2018

Graduate Colloquium Series
“‘I Identify with Fighters’: The South and Southern Identity in Lesbian Feminist Activism in the 1970s”
Hillary Anderson | Ph.D candidate, Department of History
Location: 311 Glasscock Building

February 11 – 12, 2018

2-day Conference
“Rhetoric and the New Fascism”
Full Conference Schedule
Location: MSC 2400

February 6, 2018

Public Engagement in the Humanities
Panel with Dr. Robert Newman, Director of National Humanities Council
Event Flyer
Location: 311 Glasscock Building

Fellowships at NHC: Q&A with Robert Newman
Location: 300 Glasscock Building

Faculty Colloquium Series
“Modernist Magdalenes and Spinster Sisters”
Dr. Marian Eide | Associate Professor, Department of English
Location: 311 Glasscock Building
More info

February 2, 2018

Co-sponsored Symposium
“Doubt and Faith in Islam and Judaism”
Location: 311 Glasscock Building
Event Flyer

Jewish Studies Working Group Meeting
“Ruined House” Reading and Discussion with Ruby Namdar
Location: 300 Glasscock Building

Science Fiction Studies Working Group co-sponsored Lecture
“Instructions for the Age of Emergency”
Location: Rudder Theater
Event Flyer

January 30, 2018

Graduate Colloquium Series
The Tramp – a vehicle of social criticism via humor on silver screen: Chaplin (USA), Cantinflas (Mexico), and Raj Kapoor (India)”
Debaratti Byabartta | Ph.D. candidate, Department of Hispanic Studies
Location: 311 Glasscock Building

January 25, 2018

Early Modern Studies Working Group Meeting
with Eric Johnson, Director of Digital Access | Folger Institute
Location: 311 Glasscock Building

November 30, 2017

Latinx Identities and Civil Rights Three-Year Seminar Lecture
Location: 311 Glasscock Building

November 27, 2017

Health Humanities Three-Year Seminar Lecture
Dr. Dianne Kraft | Assistant Dean for Diversity, Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine
Location: 300 Glasscock Building

November 16, 2017

5th Annual Native American Heritage Month Film Series
Screening of “In the Light of Reverence”
Location: Geren Auditorium
Event Flyer →

November 15, 2017

Carribean and Atlantic Studies Working Group Event
Guest lecture by Paul Conrad
Location: 311 Glasscock Building
More info →

November 14, 2017

Faculty Colloquium Series
“Living Precariously in the African Postcolony: Debt Relations in Mahamat-Saleh Haroun’s Daratt
Dr. Carmela Garritano | Departments of Africana Studies and Film Studies
Location: 311 Glasscock Building
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November 9, 2017

5th Annual Native American Heritage Month Film Series
Screening of “When the Mountains Tremble”
Location: Geren Auditorium
Event Flyer →

November 8, 2017

Religious Studies Lecture
Dr. Kristin Aune | Senior Research Fellow, Center for Trust, Peace and Social Relations at Coventry University
Location: 311 Glasscock Building
Flyer →

November 7, 2017

5th Annual Native American Heritage Month Community Conversation
Screening of “Bridge” and Discussion with Randi LeClair
Location: Rudder 301
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Graduate Colloquium Series
“Locke and the Circulation of Ideas”
Steven Dezort | Department of Philosophy
Location: 311 Glasscock Building
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5th Annual Native American Heritage Month Lecture and Film
Screening of “The (Baseball) Life of Mose YellowHorse” and Lecture with Todd Fuller
Location: Rudder 401
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November 2, 2017

5th Annual Native American Heritage Month Film Series
Screening of “Trudell”
Location: Geren Auditorium
Event Flyer →

November 1, 2017

South Asia Studies Working Group Lecture
“Cinematic Modernities and Cosmopolitan Citizenships”
Dr. Rumya Putcha | Department of Performance Studies
Location: 311 Glasscock Building
Flyer →

October 31, 2017

Faculty Colloquium Series
“Disaggregating ‘Japanese’ Doctors in Colonial Korea: A Preliminary Prosopographical Analysis”
Dr. Hoi-eun Kim | Department of History
Location: 311 Glasscock Building
More info →

October 26, 2017

Latinx Identities and Civil Rights Three-Year Seminar Lecture
“Amigos o Rebeldes? The Role of Philanthropic Funding in Immigration Policy Outcomes”
Apolonia Calderon| Doctoral Student and Research Associate, The Project of Equity, Representation, and Governance, Department of Political Science
Location: 311 Glasscock Building

October 24, 2017

Graduate Colloquium Series
“The Phallus and the Ogre III: The Archival Foundation of the Renaissance in Eldrige Cleaver Scholarship”
Patrick Anderson | Department of Philosophy
Location: 311 Glasscock Building
More info →

September 19, 2017

Faculty Colloquium Series
“Social Media and Marginalized Young Creatives in Beijing”
Dr. Cara Wallis | Department of Communication
Location: 311 Glasscock Building
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September 6, 2017

Glasscock Center Meet & Greet
Location: 311 Glasscock Building
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September 5, 2017

Undergraduate Summer Scholars Presentations
Location: 311 Glasscock Building
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