Humanities Working Groups – Meeting Schedule

The following is a list of meetings which are being held by the current Humanities Working Groups. These meetings are open to the public and both students and faculty are encouraged to attend. Visit the Working Groups page for a listing of the supported working groups and contact information for each group. To reserve a space in the Glasscock Center, submit a Room Reservation Request.

 Spring 2017

Tuesday, 21 March 2017, 12:30-2 p.m.
Medieval Studies Working Group Meeting
Location: 311 Glasscock Building
For more information, please contact Dr. Nancy Warren.

Thursday, 23 March 2017, 1-2:30 p.m.
Language Matters Working Group Meeting
Location: 308 Glasscock Building
For more information, please contact Dr. Maria Irene Moyna.

Monday, 27 March 2017, 1:30-3:30
Women’s and Gender Studies Working Group Meeting
“Author Meets Readers: Fashioning Diaspora”
For more information, please contact Dr. Marian Eide.

Monday, 27 March 2017, 3-5 p.m.
War, Violence, and Society Working Group Lecture
“Marching Home: Union Veterans and Their Unending Civil War”
Dr. Brian Jordan | Assistant Professor of History, Sam Houston State University
Location: 311 Glasscock Building
For more information please contact Dr. Adam Seipp.

Tuesday, 28 March 2017, 11 – 12:30 p.m.
Critical Childhood Studies Working Group Event
Publication Workshop with Dr. Jim Marten
Location: 311 Glasscock Building
For more information, please contact Dr. Lucia Hodgson.

Wednesday, 29 March 2017, 4:00-5:30 p.m.
Performance and Culture Working Group Lecture
“Performing Nonviolence: Sociodrama and Sincerity in the Civil Rights Movement”
Dr. Paige McGinley 
| Assistant Professor of Performing Arts, Washington University in St. Louis
Location: 311 GLasscock Building
For more information, please contact Dr. Leonardo Cardoso.
Event Flyer

Thursday, 6th April 2017, 6 – 7:30 p.m.
Film Studies Working Group Meeting
Location: 308 Glasscock Building
For more information, please contact Dr. Teresa Vilaros or  Patrick Anderson.

Monday, 17 April 2017, 12:30-2 p.m.
Medieval Studies Working Group Meeting
Location: 311 Glasscock Building
For more information, please contact Dr. Nancy Warren.

Monday, 17 April 2017, 1-2:45 p.m.
Early Modern Studies Working Group Meeting
“ABC’s of English Paelography”
Location: 311 Glasscock Building
For more information, please contact Dr. Margaret Ezell.

Thursday, 20 April 2017, 1-2:30 p.m.
Language Matters Working Group Meeting
Location: 308 Glasscock Building
For more information, please contact Dr. Maria Irene Moyna.

Friday, 21 April 2017 (Time TBD)
Africana Studies Working Group Meeting
Location: 311 Glasscock Building
For more information, please contact Dr. Dinnah Hannaford.

Wednesday, 3 Mary 2017, 2:30-4:30 p.m.
Caribbean and Atlantic Studies Working Group Meeting
Location: 311 Glasscock Building
For more information, please contact Dr. Evan Haefeli or Dr. April Hatfield.

Thursday, 4 May 2017, 6 – 7:30 p.m.
Film Studies Working Group Meeting
Location: 311 Glasscock Building
For more information, please contact Dr. Teresa Vilaros or  Patrick Anderson.

Tuesday, 9 May 2017, 12:30-2 p.m.
Medieval Studies Working Group Meeting
Location: 311 Glasscock Building
For more information, please contact Dr. Nancy Warren.


Past Events • Spring 2017

Friday, 20 January 2017, 3-5 p.m.
Caribbean and Atlantic Studies Working Group Meeting
Location: 300 Glasscock Building
For more information, please contact Dr. Evan Haefeli or Dr. April Hatfield.

Thursday, 26 January 201, 3-4 p.m.
Medical Humanities Working Group Meeting
Location: 300 Glasscock Building
For more information, please contact Dr. Jessica Howell.

Friday, 27 January 2017, 11-12:45 p.m.
History of Art, Architecture, and Visual Culture Working Group Meeting
Location: 311 Glasscock Building
For more information, please contact Dr. Nancy Klein.

Wednesday, 8 February 2017, 12-1 p.m.
Indigenous Studies Working Group Meeting
Location: Glasscock 103
For more information, please contact Dr. Angela Pulley Hudson.

Wednesday, 8 February 2017, 5:30 p.m.
History of Art, Architecture, and Visual Culture Working Group and Religion and Culture Working Group Lecture
“Frank Lloyd Wright’s Sacred Architecture: Interior”
Anat Geva | Professor, College of Architecture
Location: Stark Art Gallery, Memorial Student Center
Event Flyer

Thursday, 9 February 2017, 1-2:30 p.m. (Cancelled)
Language Matters Working Group Meeting
Location: 308 Glasscock Building
For more information, please contact Dr. Maria Irene Moyna.

Thursday, 9 February 2017, 6-7:30 p.m.
Film Studies Working Group Meeting
Location: 308 Glasscock Building

Friday, 10 February 2017, 11:30-1 p.m.
History of Art, Architecture, and Visual Culture Working Group Meeting
Location: 311 Glasscock Building
For more information, please contact Dr. Nancy Klein.

Monday, 13 February 2017, 11:15-1:15 p.m.
Jewish Studies Working Group Meeting
Location: 311 Glasscock Building
For more information, please contact Dr. Claire Katz.

Monday, 13 February 2017, 12:20-1:30 p.m.
Literacy Studies Working Group Meeting
“Peter Effect Revisited: Teacher Knowledge from and International Perspective”
Emily Cantrell | Clinical Assistant Professor, TLAC
Location: 225 Harrington Tower
For more information, please contact Dr. M. Joshi.

Monday, 13 February 2017, 12:30-2 p.m.
Medieval Studies Working Group Meeting
Location: 308 Glasscock Building
For more information, please contact Dr. Nancy Warren.

Tuesday, 21 February 2017, 11-1:30 p.m.
Latina/o Identities and Civil Rights Lecture
Dr. Karl Jacoby | Professor, Department of History, Columbia University
Location: 311 Glasscock Building
For more information, please contact Dr. Felipe Hinojosa or Dr. Monica Neshyba.

Friday, 24 February 2017, 11:30-1 p.m.
Language Matters Working Group Meeting
Location: 311 Glasscock Building
For more information, please contact Dr. Maria Irene Moyna.

Thursday, 2 March 2017, 6-7:30 p.m.
Film Studies Working Group Meeting
Location: 308 Glasscock Center
For more information, please contact Dr. Teresa Vilaros or  Patrick Anderson.

Monday, 6 March 2017, 12-2 p.m.
Jewish Studies Working Group Meeting
Location: 311 Glasscock Building
For more information, please contact Dr. Claire Katz.

Wednesday, 8 March 2017, 12 p.m.
Community Food Security and Food Justice Working Group Lecture
“Farming, the USDA Discrimination Cases, and the Path to a More Just Agriculture”
Stephen Carpenter
Location: Academic Building 326
For more information, please contact Dr. Sarah Gatson.

Wednesday, 8 March 3-5 2017, 3-5 p.m.
Community Food Security and Food Justice Working Group Reception with Stephen Carpenter
Location: 300 Glasscock Building
For more information, please contact Dr. Sarah Gatson.

Wednesday, 8 March 2017, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Medical Humanities Working Group Meeting
Location: 308 Glasscock Building
For more information, please contact Dr. Jessica Howell.

Fall 2016

Friday, 9 September 2016, 12:30-2:30 p.m.
Early Modern Studies Working Group Meeting
Location: 311 Glasscock Building
For more information, please contact Dr. Margaret Ezell.

Wednesday, 14 September 2016, 3:30-5 p.m.
Critical Childhood Studies Working Group Meeting
Location: 311 Glasscock Building
For more information, please contact Dr. Claudia Nelson.

Monday, 19 September 2016, 12:30-2 p.m.
Medieval Studies Working Group Meeting
Location: 311 Glasscock Building
For more information, please contact Dr. Nancy Warren.

Tuesday, 20 September 2016, 12-1:30 p.m.
Digital Humanities Working Group Meeting
Location: 311 Glasscock Building
For more information, please contact Dr. Andrew Pilsch.

Friday, 23 September 2016, 11:30-12:30 p.m.
Indigenous Studies Working Group Meeting
Location: Glasscock 308
For more information, please contact Dr. Angela Pulley Hudson.

Friday, 23 September 2016, 11:30-1 p.m.
History of Art, Architecture, and Visual Culture Working Group Meeting
Location: 4th Floor Architecture Review space, Langford Building A
For more information, please contact Dr. Nancy Klein.

Wednesday, 28 September 2016, 2-3 p.m.
Medical Humanities Working Group Meeting
Location: 300 Glasscock Building
For more information, please contact Dr. Jessica Howell.

Wednesday, 5 October 2016, 3-5 p.m.
War, Violence, and Society Working Group Event
“Anything that can Crawl: American Hunters in Occupied Germany, 1945-1947”
Douglas Bell | Ph.D. Candidate, Department of History
Location: 308 Glasscock Building
For more information please contact Dr. Adam Seipp.

Friday, 7 October 2016, 11-12:30 p.m.
Latina/o Identities and Civil Rights Lecture
“From Taming a ‘Wild Tongue’ to Building a Bilingual University”
Dr. Francisco J. Guajardo | Associate Professor at the University of Texas-Pan American
Location: 311 Glasscock Building
For more information, please contact Dr. Felipe Hinojosa or Dr. Monica Neshyba.

Friday, 14 October 2016, 11:30-12:30 p.m.
Indigenous Studies Working Group Meeting
Location: Glasscock 300
For more information, please contact Dr. Angela Pulley Hudson.

Friday, 14 October 2016, 11:30-1 p.m.
Language Matters Working Group Meeting
Location: 308 Glasscock Building
For more information, please contact Dr. Maria Irene Moyna.

Friday, 14 October 2016, 11:30-1 p.m.
Community Food Security & Food Justice Working Group Panel
“Dispossession: Discrimination Against African Americans in the Age of Civil Rights”
PANELISTS:
Todd Romero |
Associate Professor, Department of History, University of Houston
Naya Jones |
Department of Geography and the Environment, University of Texas at Austin and Co-founder of Food for Black Thought
Nelson Daniel |
Program Specialist, Cooperative Extension Program
Location: 311 Glasscock Building
For more information, please contact Dr. Sarah Gatson.

Friday,14 October 2016, 3:30-5 p.m.
Co-Sponsored by the Department of Hispanic Studies
Early Modern Studies Working Group Lecture

“Mary Magdalene, Top Model of the Counter Reformation”
Jordi Aladro | Professor at the University of California, Santa Cruz
Location: 311 Glasscock Building
For more information, please contact Dr. Margaret Ezell.

Tuesday, 18 October 2016, 12:30-2 p.m.
Medieval Studies Working Group Meeting
Location: 311 Glasscock Building
For more information, please contact Dr. Nancy Warren.

Wednesday, 19 October 2016, 2-3 p.m.
Medical Humanities Working Group Meeting
Location: 300 Glasscock Building
For more information, please contact Dr. Jessica Howell.

Friday, 21 October 2016, 3-5 p.m.
Caribbean and Atlantic Studies Working Group Meeting
Location: Glasscock 300
For more information, please contact Dr. Evan Haefeli or Dr. April Hatfield.

Wednesday, 26 October 2016, 3-5 p.m.
War, Violence, and Society Working Group Event
“The Navy Springs a Leak: Journalists and the Royal Navy in Collusion, 1900-1914”
Dr. Bradley Cesario | Department of History
Location: 308 Glasscock Building
For more information please contact Dr. Adam Seipp.

Thursday, 27 October 2016, 12-2 p.m.
New Modern Bristish Studies & Early Modern Studies Working Group Meeting
Location: 311 Glasscock Building
For more information, please contact Dr. Margaret Ezell or Dr. Susan Egenolf.

Friday, 28 October 2016, 11:30-1 p.m.
History of Art, Architecture, and Visual Culture Working Group Meeting
Location: 311 Glasscock Building
For more information, please contact Dr. Nancy Klein.

Thursday, 3 November 2016, 3:45-7 p.m.  CANCELLED
South Asia Studies Working Group Film Screening
Muzaffarnagar Baaqi Hai… (Muzaffarnagar eventually…)
A film by Nakul Signh Sawhney, English subtitles, 136 min., 2015
Location: 311 Glasscock Building
For more information, please contact, Dr. Jyotsna Vaid.

Event flyer

Thursday, 3 November 2016, 7-8:30 p.m.
Indigenous Studies Working Group Film Screening
4th Annual Native American Heritage Month Film Series
“We Still Live Here: Âs Nutayuneân”
Location: 105 Langford Architecture Center Building C
For more informaiton, please contact Dr. Angela P. Hudson.

Friday, 4 November 2016, 11:30-1 p.m.
Language Matters Working Group Meeting
Location: 311 Glasscock Building
For more information, please contact Dr. Maria Irene Moyna.

Friday, 4 November 2016, 4-5 p.m.
Africana Studies Working Group Meeting
Location: 300 Glasscock Building
For more information, please contact Dr. Dinnah Hannaford.

Monday, 7 November 2016, 2-3 p.m.
Medical Humanities Working Group Meeting
Location: 300 Glasscock Building
For more information, please contact Dr. Jessica Howell.

Friday, 11 November 2016, 11:30-1 p.m.
History of Art, Architecture, and Visual Culture Working Group Meeting
Location: 311 Glasscock Building
For more information, please contact Dr. Nancy Klein.

Thursday, 11 November 2016, 7-8:30 p.m.
Indigenous Studies Working Group Film Screening
4th Annual Native American Heritage Month Film Series
“The Thick Dark Fog”
Location: 105 Langford Architecture Center Building C
For more informaiton, please contact Dr. Angela P. Hudson.

Monday, 14 November 2016, 3-5 p.m.
War, Violence, and Society Working Group Lecture
“No Man’s Land: East Texas African Americans in WWI”
Dr. Lila Rakoczy | Curator of No Man’s Land: East Texas African American’s in World War I
Location: 311 Glasscock Building
For more information please contact Dr. Adam Seipp.

Wednesday, 16 November 2016, 11:30-1:30 p.m.
Early Modern Studies Working Group Lunch Meeting

“She Wrote It, But… Women’s Book History”
Helen Smith | Professor at the University of York
Location: 311 Glasscock Building
For more information, please contact Dr. Margaret Ezell.

Thursday, 17 November 2016, 6 p.m.
Performance and Culture Working Group Event
“Participatory Discussion-Performance: Body Music & Culture”
Evie Terry | studied Dance and Anthropology, focusing on the parallels between Nigerian and African American performance traditions; Participant in the International Body Music scene
Keith Terry |Participant in the International Body Music scene
Location: Black Box Theatre, first floor of the Liberal Arts and Humanities Building 
For more information, please contact Dr. Leonardo Cardoso or Dr. Kim Kattari.

Thursday, 17 November 2016, 7-8:30 p.m.
Indigenous Studies Working Group Film Screening
4th Annual Native American Heritage Month Film Series
“Kumu Hina: The True Meaning of Aloha”
Location: 105 Langford Architecture Center Building C
For more informaiton, please contact Dr. Angela P. Hudson.

Monday, 21 November 2016, 12:30-2 p.m.
Medieval Studies Working Group Meeting
Location: 311 Glasscock Building
For more information, please contact Dr. Nancy Warren.

Monday, 28 November, 2016, 11:00 a.m. -12:45 p.m.
Literacy Studies Working Group Seminar
“Challenges and Innovations Related to Literacy Assessment and Instruction for Minimally Verbal Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder”
Julie Thompson |
Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, Texas A&M University
Locations: 408 Harrington Tower
For more information, please contact Dr. M. Joshi.

Wednesday, 30 November 2016, 3:30-5 p.m.
Critical Childhood Studies Working Group Roundtable
Location: 311 Glasscock Building
For more information, please contact Dr. Claudia Nelson.

Thursday, 1 December 2016, 2:30-3:30 p.m.
Medical Humanities Working Group Roundtable
Location: 311 Glasscock Building
For more information, please contact Dr. Jessica Howell.

Thursday, 1 December 2016, 4-5:30 p.m. (Reception to follow at the University Club Mezzanine)
Medical Humanities Working Group Lecture (RSVP required)
“Changing the Terms of Debate about Gun Violence: Mental Illness, Mass Shootings, and the Politics of American Firearms”
Jonathan Metzl
| Frederick B. Rentscheler II Professor of Sociology and Psychiatry, Vanderbilt University
Location: MSC Ballroom, Room 2300E
For more information, please contact Dr. Jessica Howell.
RSVP | Event Flyer 

Friday, 2 December 2016, 11:30-1 p.m.
Language Matters Working Group Meeting
Location: 311 Glasscock Building
For more information, please contact Dr. Maria Irene Moyna.

Tuesday, 13 December 2016, 12:30-2 p.m.
Medieval Studies Working Group Meeting
Location: 311 Glasscock Building
For more information, please contact Dr. Nancy Warren.