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Academic Year 2018-2019

Tuesday, September 11, 2018, 4-5 p.m.
Faculty Colloquium Series
Jennifer Mercieca | Department of Communication
311 Glasscock Building

Tuesday, September 18, 2018, 4-5 p.m.
Graduate Colloquium Series
Mingqian Liu, Ph.D. candidate | Department of Architecture
311 Glasscock Building

Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 4-5 p.m.
Faculty Colloquium Series
Emily Johansen | Department of English
311 Glasscock Building

Friday, September 28, 2018, 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Small Conference
“Media Literacy and Civic Engagement in the Digital Age”
MSC 2400
Flyer

Tuesday, October 2, 2018, 4-5 p.m.
Graduate Colloquium Series
Hazal Hurman, Ph.D. candidate | Department of Sociology
311 Glasscock Building

Tuesday, October 9, 2018, 4-5 p.m.
Faculty Colloquium Series
Felipe Hinojosa | Department of History
311 Glasscock Building

Tuesday, October 16, 2018, 4-5 p.m.
Graduate Colloquium Series
Erika Weidemann, Ph.D. candidate | Department of History
311 Glasscock Building

Tuesday, October 23, 2018, 4-5 p.m.
Faculty Colloquium Series
Vanita Reddy | Department of English
311 Glasscock Building

Tuesday, October 30, 2018, 4-5 p.m.
Graduate Colloquium Series
Dong An, Ph.D. candidate | Department of Philosophy
311 Glasscock Building

Tuesday, November 6, 2018, 4-5 p.m.
Faculty Colloquium Series
Leonardo Cardoso | Department of Performance Studies
311 Glasscock Building

Tuesday, November 13, 2018, 4-5 p.m.
Graduate Colloquium Series
Desirae Embree, Ph.D. candidate | Department of English
311 Glasscock Building


Tuesday, January 29, 2019, 4-5 p.m.
Faculty Colloquium Series
Dinah Hannaford | Department of International Studies
311 Glasscock Building

Tuesday, February 5, 2019, 4-5 p.m.
Graduate Colloquium Series
Dalitso Ruwe, Ph.D. candidate | Department of Philosophy
311 Glasscock Building

Tuesday, February 12, 2018, 4-5 p.m.
Faculty Colloquium Series
Olga Dror | Department of History
311 Glasscock Building

Tuesday, February 19, 2019, 4-5 p.m.
Graduate Colloquium Series
Deanna Stover, Ph.D. candidate | Department of English
311 Glasscock Building 

Tuesday, February 26, 2018, 4-5 p.m.
Faculty Colloquium Series
Maria Irene Moyna | Department of Hispanic Studies
311 Glasscock Building

Thursday, February 28, 2018, 4 p.m.
Notable Lecture
“How Does It Feel to Be a Problem?” Being Young and Muslim in America, 10 Years On
Moustafa Bayoumi | Ph.D, Columbia University
311 Glasscock Building

Tuesday, March 5, 2019, 4-5 p.m.
Graduate Colloquium Series
Michael Morris, Ph.D. candidate | Department of History
311 Glasscock Building

Tuesday, March 19, 2018, 4-5 p.m.
Faculty Colloquium Series
Katherine Unterman | Department of History
311 Glasscock Building

Tuesday, March 26, 2019, 4-5 p.m.
Graduate Colloquium Series
Aaron Lira, M.A. candidate | Department of Geography
311 Glasscock Building

Tuesday, April 2, 2018, 4-5 p.m.
Faculty Colloquium Series
Jessica Howell | Department of English
311 Glasscock Building

Tuesday, April 9, 2019, 4-5 p.m.
Graduate Colloquium Series
Elizabeth Earle, Ph.D. candidate | Department of Communication
311 Glasscock Building

Tuesday, April 16, 2018, 4-5 p.m.
Faculty Colloquium Series
Nancy Plankey-Videla | Department of Sociology
311 Glasscock Building


Academic Year 2017-2018

Meet the Director Breakfast with Dr. Emily Brady

May 15, 2018
Meet the Director Breakfast

Dr. Emily Brady

April 27, 2018
Co-Sponsored Event
“Heir to Galdos: A Cuban-American Novelist Finds His Voice”
Frederick De Armas | Novelist

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

April 24, 2018
Co-Sponsored Event
“‘Everything Yields to Experiment’: Josiah Wedgwood as an Eighteenth-Century Scientist”
Lucy Lead | Archivist, Wedgwood Museum
Location: Forsyth Galleries, MSC

Health Humanities Symposium

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

April 5, 2018
Film Studies Working Group Event
Colloquium on Videographic Criticism
Dr. Drew Morton | Texas A&M – Texarkana

April 4, 2018
Co-Sponsored Event
“Media Studies in Transition: A Conversation with Dr. Drew Morton”
Dr. Drew Morton | Texas A&M – Texarkana

March 30, 2018
Co-Sponsored Lecture
“Locating Autism: Marginalized Blackness and Universalized Whiteness”
Diana R. Paulin | Trinity College

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

March 1, 2018
New Modern British Studies Working Group Talk
Lunchtime talk about visual culture and museum work

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

February 20, 2018
Faculty Colloquium Series
“‘Indian Doctresses’ in the 19th-Century United States”
Dr. Angela Hudson | Professor, Department of History

February 19, 2018
History of Art, Architecture, and Visual Culture Working Group Lecture
Dr. Inbal Ben-Asher Gitler

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

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
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

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

February 11 – 12, 2018
2-day Conference
“Rhetoric and the New Fascism”
Full Conference Schedule

February 6, 2018
Public Engagement in the Humanities
Panel with Dr. Robert Newman, Director of National Humanities Council
Event Flyer

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

February 6, 2018
Faculty Colloquium Series
“Modernist Magdalenes and Spinster Sisters”
Dr. Marian Eide | Associate Professor, Department of English

February 2, 2018
Co-sponsored Symposium
“Doubt and Faith in Islam and Judaism”

Jewish Studies Working Group Meeting
“Ruined House” Reading and Discussion with Ruby Namdar

February 2, 2018
Co-Sponsored Lecture
Science Fiction Studies Working Group
“Instructions for the Age of Emergency”
Location: Rudder Theater

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

January 25, 2018
Early Modern Studies Working Group Meeting
Eric Johnson | Director of Digital Access, Folger Institute

November 30, 2017
Latinx Identities and Civil Rights Three-Year Seminar Lecture

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

November 16, 2017
5th Annual Native American Heritage Month Film Series
Screening of “In the Light of Reverence”
Location: Geren Auditorium

November 15, 2017
Carribean and Atlantic Studies Working Group Event
Guest lecture by Paul Conrad

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

November 9, 2017
5th Annual Native American Heritage Month Film Series
Screening of “When the Mountains Tremble”
Location: Geren Auditorium

November 8, 2017
Religious Studies Lecture
Dr. Kristin Aune | Senior Research Fellow, Center for Trust, Peace and Social Relations at Coventry University

November 7, 2017
5th Annual Native American Heritage Month Community Conversation
Screening of “Bridge” and Discussion with Randi LeClair
Location: Rudder 301

November 7, 2017
Graduate Colloquium Series
“Locke and the Circulation of Ideas”
Steven Dezort | Department of Philosophy

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

November 2, 2017
5th Annual Native American Heritage Month Film Series
Screening of “Trudell”
Location: Geren Auditorium

November 1, 2017
South Asia Studies Working Group Lecture
“Cinematic Modernities and Cosmopolitan Citizenships”
Dr. Rumya Putcha | Department of Performance Studies

October 31, 2017
Faculty Colloquium Series
“Disaggregating ‘Japanese’ Doctors in Colonial Korea: A Preliminary Prosopographical Analysis”
Dr. Hoi-eun Kim | Department of History

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

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

September 19, 2017
Faculty Colloquium Series
“Social Media and Marginalized Young Creatives in Beijing”
Dr. Cara Wallis | Department of Communication

September 6, 2017
Glasscock Center Meet & Greet

September 5, 2017
Undergraduate Summer Scholars Presentations