You're invited to the College of Liberal Arts' inaugural Humanities Research Award Symposium on Friday, March 22, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Texas Governors' Room of the Texas Union.
The symposium will showcase the research of the 2009 Humanities Research Award recipients. The $15,000 award was established in 2009 by Dean Randy L. Diehl in response to a shortage of external grants for humanities research. Such research is vital to our understanding of society and the larger world and can sometimes influence citizens and social movements for generations.
"Exiled in the American Century: Revisiting the Hollywood Anti-Nazi Film"
Sabine Hake, the Texas Chair of German Literature and Culture, Department of Germanic Studies
"Spinozism and Alternative Enlightenment Legacies in Modern Europe"
Tracie Matysik, associate professor, Department of History
10:45 a.m-12:15 p.m.
"Hebrew Gothic: S. Y. Agnon's Poetics of the Macabre"
Karen Grumberg, associate professor, Department of Middle Eastern Studies
"Linguistic Infrastructure in Europe and the U.S."
Hans C. Boas, professor, Department of Germanic Studies
"The Amazing Adventures of Dante's Bones"
Guy P. Raffa, associate professor, Department of French and Italian
"Jean Paul Sartre and the Arabs: A Betrayal?"
Yoav Di-Capua, associate professor, Department of History
"Written on the Wall: Literacy and Law in Archaic Crete"
Paula Perlman, professor, Department of Classics
"Boys Being Women in the Premodern Classroom"
Marjorie Curry Woods, the Jane and Roland Blumberg Centennial Professor in English, Department of English
Reception, Texas Union Sinclair Suite
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