Reading at the Table

  • Reading at the Table Series to feature Obioma Nnaemeka and Jennifer Thorington Springer

    Unraveling Gender, Race and Diaspora  April 19, 2017, 11:30am-1:00pm University Place Conference Center, Room 200 Obioma Nnaemeka, Ph.D., Departments of World Languages and Cultures, Women’s Studies, and Africana Studies Jennifer Thorington Springer, Ph.D., Departments of English and Africana Studies This anthology, Unraveling Gender, Race and Diaspora, brings together academicians and public intellectuals in a vigorous conversation that reimagines […]

  • Reading at the Table Series to feature Ulf Bjork

    A History of the International Movement of Journalists:  Professionalism Versus Politics  March 22, 2017, 11:30am-1:00pm University Place Conference Center, Room 200 Ulf Jonas Bjork, Ph.D., Department of Journalism and Public Relations This study presents a general history of how journalism as an emerging profession became internationally organized over the past 120 years, seen mainly through […]

  • Reading at the Table Series to feature Anila Agha

    Intersections Feb. 15, 2017, 11:30am-1:00pm University Place Conference Center, Room 200 Anila Quayyum Agha, MFA, Herron School of Art and Design Imagine a single lightbulb inside a cube made of six 6.5 ft.-square panels of wood with intricate laser cutouts and hung from a ceiling. When the light is on, the sculpture floods the room […]

  • Reading at the Table Series to feature Megan Musgrave

    Digital Citizenship in Twenty-first Century Young Adult Literature:  Imaginary Activism  Jan. 17, 2017, 11:30am-1:00pm University Place Conference Center, Room 200 Megan Musgrave, Ph.D., Department of English This book is a study of the evolving relationships between literature, cyberspace, and young adults in the 21st century. Megan L. Musgrave explores the ways that young adult fiction […]

  • Reading at the Table Series to feature Stephen Towne

    Surveillance and Spies in the Civil War:  Exposing Confederate Conspiracies in America’s Heartland Dec. 13, 2016, 11:30am-1:00pm University Place Conference Center, Room 200 Stephen E. Towne, Ph.D., University Library Surveillance and Spies in the Civil War represents path-breaking research on the rise of U.S. Army intelligence operations in the Midwest during the American Civil War and […]

  • Reading at the Table Series to feature Jane Schultz

    “Mercy Street” Consultant for PBS Series on Nursing in Civil War, 2014-16 Nov. 16, 2016, 11:30am-1:00pm University Place Conference Center, Room 200 Jane E. Schultz, Ph.D., Department of English Professor Schultz’s scholarship on health and hospital services during the Civil War earned her the invitation to consult with producers of the PBS series “Mercy Street.” […]

  • Reading at the Table Series to feature Chris Lamb

    From Jack Johnson to LeBron James:  Sports, Media, and the Color Line Oct. 19, 2016, 11:30am-1:00pm University Place Conference Center, Room 200 Chris Lamb, Ph.D., Department of Journalism and Public Relations The campaign for racial equality in sports has both reflected and affected the campaign for racial equality in the United States. Some of the […]

  • Blue Square

    Reading at the Table Series to feature Jennifer Drobac

    Adolescent Development, Discrimination & Consent Law:  Sexual Exploitation of Teenagers Sept. 20, 2016, 11:30am-1:00pm University Place Conference Center, Room 200 Jennifer Drobac, JD, McKinney School of Law When we consider the concept of sexual abuse and harassment, our minds tend to jump either towards adults caught in unhealthy relationships or criminals who take advantage of […]

  • Reading at the Table presents Dr. Jonathan Eller with Ray Bradbury Unbound

    The Office of Academic Affairs and the Faculty Club invite you to attend the Reading at the Table presentation scheduled for Wednesday, December 10, 2014, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., when Dr. Jonathan Eller discusses his latest book in the Ray Bradbury series:  Ray Bradbury Unbound. At the height of his powers as a poetic prose stylist, […]

  • Dr. Kristina Horn Sheeler, Woman President: Confronting Postfeminist Political Culture

    The Office of Academic Affairs and the Faculty Club invite you to attend the Reading at the Table presentation scheduled for Wednesday, November 12, 2014, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., when Dr. Kristina Horn Sheeler discusses her book Woman President: Confronting Postfeminist Political Culture, winner of the James A. Winans and Herbert A. Wichelns […]