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    January 3–6, 2019



    Mimi Rowntree, presenting “Weathering the Storm: Survival, Vulnerability, and Transformation,” 2019 MLA Annual Convention

    Location: Chicago, IL

    November 17–20, 2018



    Joul Smith, presenting “Hermeneutical Roundtable: Active Learning with Biblical Lit” and “The Prophet’s Enthymeme: King, Prophets, Kenneth Burke, and the Hermeneutic of Identification,” Society of Biblical Literature Annual Conference

    Location: Denver, CO

    November 14, 2018



    Sonja Watson, presenting “Globalization, Transculturation, and Hybrid Identity in Panamanian Music: Reggae en Español,” Center for Theory

    Location: COBA 239

    Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

    November 7–11, 2018



    Kathryn Warren, presenting “Learning from Transcendentalism,” Society for the Study of American Women Writers (SSAWW) Conference

    Location: Denver, CO

    November 7–11, 2018



    Desirée Henderson, presenting “Dickinson and the Diary,” Society for the Study of American Women Writers (SSAWW) Conference

    Location: Denver, CO

    November 1–4, 2018



    Amy Tigner, presenting “Culinary Cross-Dressing: Cooking Spanish and Portuguese Recipes in the Early Modern English Kitchen,” Sixteenth-Century Society Conference

    Location: Albuquerque, NM

    October 31, 2018



    Gabe Ignatow, presenting “Social Theory in the Digital Age,” Center for Theory

    Location: COBA 239

    Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

    October 25–27



    Estee Beck, presenting “Still Paying Attention: Writing in/of the Surveillance State,” Watson Conference

    Location: Louisville, KY

    October 24–27, 2018



    Amanda Monteleone, presenting “The Native Gothic in the Poetry of John Rollin Ridge,” Western Literature Associate Conference

    Location: St. Louis, MO

    October 18–20, 2018



    Jade Harrison, presenting “The Black Anthology Project,” AADHum Initiative’s Intentionally Black, Intentionally Black conference, University of Maryland

    Location: College Park, MD

    October 18–20, 2018



    Jackie Fay, presenting “Becoming an Onion: The Extra-Human Nature of Genital Difference in Late Anglo-Saxon England,” Global Prehumanisms: An Interdisciplinary Conference

    Location: Urbana, IL

    October 17, 2018



    Mimi Rowntree, presenting “(Dis)Composed Dwelling: Writing Ruins of Disaster,” Center for Theory

    Location: University Hall 432

    Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

    October 11–13, 2018



    Stephanie Tavera, presenting “Not Just a Book about Teen Sex: Teaching Blume’s Forever in the Undergraduate Classroom,” South Central Modern Language Association Conference

    Location: San Antonio, TX

    October 11–14, 2018



    Tim Morris, presenting "Exile, Accident, Desire: Migrating to the Italian Language in the work of Edith Bruck, Amara Lakhous and Jhumpa Lahiri,” South Central Modern Language Associate conference

    Location: San Antonio, TX

    October 3–5, 2018



    Luanne Frank, presenting “The Way of Quintessential Love in Heidegger,” Philosophy and Love conference

    Location: Salamanca, Spain

    September 28, 2018



    Native American Student Association, sponsoring “Intertribal Discussion: Belonging & Identity”

    Location: 101 College Hall

    Time: 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

    September 19, 2018



    Lonny Harrison, presenting “Reaping the Storm: Responses to Soviet Authoritarianism in Russian Literature and Mass Culture,” Center for Theory

    Location: University Hall 432

    Time: 12:00 p.m to 1:00 p.m.

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    Tuesday, September 25th



    Writing Boot Camp

    Location: Carlisle 103

    Time: 9:00am to 1:30pm

    Wednesday, May 23rd



    Estee Beck, presenting “Western Democracy, Social Media, and Trolls: Where to Start,” Computers and Writing conference

    Location: Fairfax, VA

    Time: May 23 to May 26

    Wednesday, May 2nd



    Estee Beck, presenting [title TBD], Center for Theory

    Location: TBD

    Time: Noon

    Wednesday, April 18th



    Michael Palm, presenting “The New Old: Vinyl Records and Digital Media,” Center for Theory

    Location: TBD

    Time: Noon

    Tuesday, April 17



    Estee Beck, invited talk, “Manipulating Consent Online: Weapons of Mass Surveillance and the Erosion of Privacy,” Department of English Guest Lecture Series

    Location: Texas A&M–Central Texas

    Friday, April 13



    Estee Beck, invited talk, “Cambridge Analytica Foretold: Manipulating the Presidential Election through Data Mining,” ISTeC FutureVisions Symposium

    Location: Colorado State University

    Thursday, April 12, and Friday, April 13



    EGSA’s Literary Conference, “(Dis)Unity and Destruction: Surviving the Storm Together”

    Location: TBA

    Time: TBA

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    Wednesday, March 28th



    Hermanns Lectures Series 2018: Women & Writing

    Location: CAPPA (ARCH) 204

    Time: 10:00am to 4:00pm

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    Tuesday, March 20



    College of Liberal Arts, Spotlight on Student Research Forum

    Location: University Center, Bluebonnet Ballroom

    Time: TBA

    Thursday, March 15th



    Estee Beck, presenting “Developing an English Studies Graduate Writing and Professionalization Course to Prepare the Next Generation of Scholars,” Conference on College Composition and Communication

    Location: Kansas City, MO

    Time: March 15 to March 17

    Tuesday, March 6



    2018 Sylvanna Falcón, presenting “Feminists Reimagining Power, ‘Human’ Rights, and the UN: Intersectionality and Cosmovisions,” 2018 Women’s History Month Lecture Series

    Location: Central Library, 6th Floor

    Time: 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

    Tuesday, March 6



    Valerie Sperling, presenting “Feminism, Feminist Action, and Repression in Putin’s Russia,” 2018 Women’s History Month Lecture Series

    Location: Central Library, 6th Floor

    Time: 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

    Sunday, March 4



    Estee Beck, participant, NEH Object Lesson

    Location: Tampa, FL

    Time: March 4th to March 7th

    Wednesday, February 28



    Tim Morris, presenting “Photography, Bibliography, Digitality, Paradox,” Center for Theory

    Location: TBD

    Time: Noon

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    Friday, February 23



    Department of English Graduate School Expo!

    Location: Pickard Hall 113

    Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

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    Wednesday, February 14



    Lost Arts Collaborative Workshop, “Woo Like It’s the 16th Century: Making Love Poetry in Two Languages.”

    Location: Fab Lab, Central Library

    Time: 12:00pm