Liberal Arts

International philosophers discuss consciousness and the human mind

The Ronald E. Moore Humanities Symposium, “Consciousness,” will take place March 27-29 on the TCU campus and will bring together ten internationally-recognized philosophers presenting papers on consciousness and the human mind. Presentations will begin at 2 p.m. on Thursday, March 27, and will conclude on Saturday, March 29, with a panel discussion starting at 4:30… Read more »

Chancellor John Sharp, Texas A&M, will present at the Jim Wright Symposium

On March 20, John Sharp, Chancellor, Texas A&M University System, will present a lecture on the changing nature of Texas politics at the annual Jim Wright Symposium following a noon luncheon at the Brown-Lupton University Union Ballroom. The event is free with registration and open to the public. After earning a bachelor’s degree in political… Read more »

Sociology Green Honors Chair lecturer examines human-canine relationship

Dr. Clinton Sanders, Professor Emeritus of Sociology, University of Connecticut, will present the Sociology Green Honors Chair Lecture on March 26. His talk, “Regarding Dogs: Social Science and Canine Relationships,” will begin at 6 p.m. in Sid Richardson, Lecture Hall 3. The event is free and open to the public. Sanders’ groundbreaking research posits alternatives… Read more »

Model UN students recognized at D.C. national conference

by Jen Truax, Strategic Communications intern The TCU Model United Nations team recently went to Washington D.C. to compete in a national conference where students Christian Johnson and Kelsey Edwards won individual awards. Johnson and Edwards were recognized for their representation of the Republic of Korea Security Council. The team of TCU students on the… Read more »

Women’s Studies hosts Yale professor Thursday, Oct. 17

The TCU Women’s Studies Program will host its Green Honors Chair, Inderpal Grewal, at a lecture at 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17 in the BLUU Auditorium. Her topic is “Toward a Gendered, Transnational Critique of Perpetual War.” Dr. Grewal is currently Professor of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Yale University. Most recently she has… Read more »

Military psychiatrist to speak here Oct. 9

Dr. Jonathan Shay, a leading psychiatrist in working with combat veterans, will be on campus this week to meet with various groups who might benefit from his expertise. He is the author of Achilles in Vietnam: Combat Trauma and the Undoing of Character (1994) and of Odysseus in America: Combat Trauma and the Trials of… Read more »

Religion writer Lisa Miller will deliver Schmidt Lecture Oct. 7

Author/Radio-TV commentator Lisa Miller will be guest speaker at the 2013 Daryl D. Schmidt Lecture on Religion in Public Life at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 7 in the BLUU ballroom. Her topic is “Religion and the Popular Press: Does the Story Always Have To Be Bad?” The event is free but seat reservations are required…. Read more »