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  • National Humanities Center Summer Residency Fellowship: Application Deadline (01/15/2020)

    A partnership between the College of Liberal Arts and the Glasscock Center for Humanities Research funds TAMU’s participation as an Institutional Sponsor of the National Humanities Center in North Carolina. As such we are able to provide support for one faculty fellow from the college to spend the month of June in residence at the […]

  • Graduate Colloquium Series: Adebayo Ogungbure (PHIL) 11/12/19

    “Humanizing Blackness: Beyond the Deficit-Epistemological Portraiture of Blackness in the Discourse of Knowledge“ Tuesday, November 12, 2019, 4-5 p.m. Location: 311 Glasscock Building Adebayo Ogungbure PhD candidate, Department of Philosophy | 2019-2020 Glasscock Graduate Research Fellow Abstract: This work aims to address the problem of erasure of Blackness from the discourse of knowledge by centering […]

  • Faculty Colloquium Series: Diego von Vacano (POLS) 11/5/19

    “Princely Performative Populism and Democracy in the Americas“ Tuesday, November 5, 2019, 4-5 p.m. Location: 311 Glasscock Building Dr. Diego von Vacano Department of Political Science, 2019-2020 Glasscock Faculty Research Fellow Abstract: The rise of Donald Trump as president of the USA has puzzled analysts. In this paper, Dr. von Vacano argues that Trump is […]

  • Graduate Colloquium Series: Rachel Turner (TLAC) 10/29/19

    “The Evolving Curriculum: Integration in the Social Studies Across the 20th Century” Tuesday, October 29, 2019, 4-5 p.m. Location: 311 Glasscock Building Rachel Turner PhD candidate, Department of Teaching, Learning and Culture| 2019-2020 Glasscock Graduate Research Fellow Abstract: Integrated curriculum is a buzzword in elementary classrooms yet fails in its promise to bring relevance to […]

  • Faculty Colloquium Series: Tasha Dubriwny (COMM) 10/22/19

    “Constituting the Pro-Choice Christian Citizen: Rhetorics of Community and Social Justice” Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 4-5 p.m. Location: 311 Glasscock Building Dr. Tasha Dubriwny Department of Communication, 2019-2020 Glasscock Faculty Research Fellow Abstract: In this essay, Dr. Dubriwny considers the rhetorical constitution of the pro-choice Christian citizen by offering an analysis of three recent books […]

  • Graduate Colloquium Series: Michaela Baca (ENGL) 10/15/19

    “Mythmaking, Propaganda, Rolls, and Scrolls: The Material Legacies of Tudor Legitimacy” Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 4-5 p.m. Location: 311 Glasscock Building Michaela Baca PhD candidate, Department of English | 2019-2020 Glasscock Graduate Research Fellow Abstract: The Tudor era is perhaps one of the best-known eras of the English monarchy. This was the period of the […]

  • 20th Susanne M. Glasscock Humanities Book Prize for Interdisciplinary Scholarship

    Louis Hyman receives the Twentieth Susanne M. Glasscock Humanities Book Prize for Interdisciplinary Scholarship

  • Graduate Colloquium Series: Michaela Baca (ENGL) 10/15/19

    “Mythmaking, Propaganda, Rolls, and Scrolls: The Material Legacies of Tudor Legitimacy” Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 4-5 p.m. Location: 311 Glasscock Building Michaela Baca Ph.D. candidate| Department of English, 2019-2020 Glasscock Graduate Research Fellow Abstract: The Tudor era is perhaps one of the best-known eras of the English monarchy. This was the period of the notorious […]

  • Faculty Colloquium Series: Stephen Daniel (PHIL) 10/8/19

    “George Berkeley and Early Modern Philosophy” Tuesday, October 8, 2019, 4-5 p.m. Location: 311 Glasscock Building Stephen Daniel Department of Philosophy, 2019-2020 Glasscock Internal Faculty Residential Fellow Abstract: According to the 18th century philosopher George Berkeley, God’s creation of a world of objects occurs in the very same act as his creation of the minds […]

  • Graduate Colloquium Series: Selene Diaz (SOCI) 10/1/19

    “The Effects of Internal Migration on the Raramuri (Indigenous Community)” Tuesday, October 1, 2019, 4-5 p.m. Location: 311 Glasscock Building Selene Diaz Ph.D. candidate| Department of Sociology, 2019-2020 Glasscock Graduate Research Fellow Abstract: The Raramuris migrated to Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, in 1990s. They have had to migrate to urban places to look for opportunities to […]

  • Glasscock Humanities Festival 2019

    The inaugural Glasscock Humanities Festival highlights the critical work of Humanities scholarship and its capacity to spark imagination and engage with the pressing issues of today.

  • Graduate Colloquium Series: Ryan Abt (HIST) 9/17/19

    “Holocaust Lessons: Representations of the Murder of Europe’s Jews in American Education, 1933-1945” Tuesday, September 17, 2019, 4-5 p.m. Location: 311 Glasscock Building Ryan Abt Ph.D. candidate| Department of History, 2019-2020 Glasscock Graduate Research Fellow Abstract: Scholars have often treated American Holocaust memory as having begun in the 1960s. Works considering the ways that Americans […]

  • Glasscock Affiliated Fellows 2019-2020

    Affiliated Fellows John Gruesser CHCI-ACLS Visiting Fellow Dr. John Gruesser is a Senior Research Scholar in English at Sam Houston State University. He is working on an ACLS-funded project, Man on the Firing Line: The Literary Life of Sutton E. Griggs, 1872-1933. Man on the Firing Line challenges current notions about the audience for, and […]

  • Glasscock Undergraduate Summer Scholars Presentations

    “The Humanities and Human Values” Come learn about the innovative cross-disciplinary research that Glasscock Undergraduate Summer Scholars are pursuing as they present their research project proposals. Hear more about the Summer Scholars Program, supported by the Glasscock Center for Humanities Research, the University Writing Center, and LAUNCH Undergraduate Research. Tuesday, September 3, 2019 8:30a – […]

  • Save the date for two major events connected to our initiatives!

    Humanities: Land Sea Space & Global Health Humanities Humanities: Land Sea Space November 7-8, 2019 Humanities: Land Sea Space will launch with a symposium on the ‘Oceanic Humanities’ on Nov. 7-8, 2019 featuring keynote speakers Dr. Helen Rozwadowski and Dr. Laura Winkiel. For more information regarding this initiative, please click here. For more information about upcoming […]

  • Impact

    The Glasscock Center is dedicated to fostering and celebrating the humanities and humanities research among the community of scholars at Texas A&M University and in the world beyond the academy.

  • 2019 – 2020 Colloquium Series Schedule Now Available

    The Faculty Colloquium Series and Graduate Colloquium Series pages with the schedules for the 2019 – 2020 Internal Faculty Residential Fellows’, Faculty Research Fellows’, and Graduate Research Fellows’ colloquia are now updated! The full list of 2019 – 2020 fellowship recipients can be found here.

  • Congratulations to the 2019 – 2020 Glasscock Fellowship Recipients!

    Congratulations to next year’s Glasscock Fellows! For more information about each fellowship, click on the title above each recipient list, or see our Internal Funding Opportunities page here. Academic Professional Track Faculty Research Fellowship Dr. Matthew DelCiampo | Lecturer, Department of Performance Studies | “Everywhere and Nowhere: Indie Music and the Construction of Whiteness in […]

  • Faculty Colloquium Series: Dr. Nancy Plankey-Videla (SOCI) 4/16/19

    “The Role of Convergent Media in Anti-Immigrant Times” Tuesday, April 16, 2019, 4-5 p.m. Location: 311 Glasscock Building Dr. Nancy Plankey-Videla Associate Professor | Department of Sociology, 2018-2019 Glasscock Faculty Research Fellow Abstract: On February 12-14th, 2017, there were rumors of an ICE raid in Whitetown, Texas. Reports that ICE was present circulated on social […]

  • Graduate Colloquium Series: Elizabeth Earle (COMM) 4/9/19

    “‘The Word is Action’: The Rhetoric of Miguel de Unamuno’s Journalistic Writings” Tuesday, April 9, 2019, 4-5 p.m. Location: 311 Glasscock Building Elizabeth Earle Ph.D. candidate| Department of Communication, 2018-2019 Glasscock Graduate Research Fellow Abstract: Although most famous as an author of fiction and philosophy, Miguel de Unamuno wrote 3,000 newspaper articles in which he […]

  • Application Deadline: April 4, 2019

    The following grant applications are due by 5 p.m. on Thursday, April 4, 2019: Graduate Research Fellowship OPEN TO: Graduate students in Affiliated Departments Apply here Notable Lecture Grant OPEN TO: Faculty and students in Affiliated Departments Apply here Symposium and Small Conference Grant OPEN TO: Faculty and students in Affiliated Departments Apply here Glasscock Cultural […]

  • Brazos Valley Reads 2019: Colson Whitehead

    Tuesday, April 9, 2019 – 7:00-9:00 PM Annenberg Presidential Conference Center The Department of English at Texas A&M University is pleased to present, with support from the Glasscock Center, the 2019 book selection for Brazos Valley Reads: Colson Whitehead – The Underground Railroad. Colson Whitehead is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Underground […]

  • Faculty Colloquium Series: Dr. Jessica Howell (ENGL) 4/02/19

    “Nursing Narratives and Decolonization” Tuesday, April 2, 2019, 4-5 p.m. Location: 311 Glasscock Building Dr. Jessica Howell Department of English, 2018-2019 Glasscock Faculty Research Fellow Abstract: Over 8,000 nurses were recruited and sent to work in British colonies by the Colonial Nursing Association between 1896 and 1966. This chapter draft examines archival documents related to […]

  • Humanities: Land Sea Space Lunch: April 25, 2019, 12:00 -1:30 PM, Glasscock 311

    Glasscock Research Lunch Series: Humanities: Land Sea Space April 25, 2019, 12:00 -1:30 PM Glasscock 311 Please join us for our first lunchtime meeting in the new Glasscock Research Lunch Series. This meeting will focus on the interdisciplinary Glasscock Center initiative, Humanities: Land Sea Space. Please come prepared for a discussion about two readings related […]

  • Graduate Colloquium Series: Aaron Lira (GEOG) 3/26/19

    “Common Sense in a Nonsensical Place: A Sensory Ecology Approach to Central Oregon’s Irrigation Governance” Tuesday, March 26, 2019, 4-5 p.m. Location: 311 Glasscock Building Aaron Lira M.A. candidate| Department of Geography, 2018-2019 Glasscock Graduate Research Fellow Abstract: How is it that our visual and auditory experiences with water can be fundamentally political? In central […]

  • Faculty Colloquium Series: Kate Unterman (HIST) 3/19/19

    “Citizens of Nowhere: The Curious Case of American Samoa” Tuesday, March 19, 2019, 4-5 p.m. Location: 311 Glasscock Building Katherine Unterman Associate Professor, Department of History, 2018-19 Glasscock Faculty Research Fellow Abstract: Anyone born in the United States is a U.S. citizen – except if you are born in the territory of American Samoa. American Samoans […]

  • Graduate Colloquium Series: Michael Morris (HIST) 3/5/19

    "Waging War in I Corps: III Marine Amphibious Force Headquarters in Vietnam, 1965-1971”

  • Call for Applications: 2019 Cushing-Glasscock Graduate Award

    The Cushing Memorial Library and Archives and The Melbern G. Glasscock Center for Humanities Research invite applications for the 2019 Cushing-Glasscock Graduate Award. This graduate research award is open to Texas A&M University graduate students in good standing. It supports projects in the humanities that are based on collections housed at the Cushing Memorial Library & Archives. One or two awards of up to $2,000 each will be made.

  • Ira Dworkin: “Nicholas Said, the Civil War, and the Emergence of African American Narrative”

    Join Ira Dworkin on March 6, 2019 as he discusses Nicholas Said's affect on American literature. Glasscock Room 311

  • Hoi-eun Kim: “Disaggregating ‘Japanese’ Doctors in Colonial Korea: A Preliminary Prosopographical Analysis”

    Join Hoi-eun Kim on February 20, 2019, as he discusses the role of Japanese medical doctors in a time of colonial micro-management in Korea from 1910-1945. Glasscock room 311.

  • Susanne M. Glasscock Humanities Book Prize for Interdisciplinary Scholarship

    The Glasscock Book Prize, first awarded in 1999, originated by the Texas A&M Center for Humanities Research, was permanently endowed in December 2000 by Melbern G. Glasscock ’59 and his wife Susanne M. Glasscock, for whom the prize is now named.

  • Publication Support Grant 2018-2019

    The Glasscock Center makes available grants in the fall and spring semesters of up to $1,500 each to be used toward the costs of publishing a manuscript of humanities-related scholarship.  This grant is intended to cover costs for substantive enhancements to the manuscript which are required for publication (graphics, maps, tables, permissions, subventions, figures, translation […]

  • Academic Professional Track Faculty Research Fellowship 2018-2019

    The Glasscock Center offers up to two awards of $1,500 each per semester to support humanities research projects conducted by academic professional track faculty employed by Texas A&M University. These funds may be used to support normally reimbursable research expenses connected to a humanities research project. Academic Year 2018-2019 Laurie Lisonbee | Lecturer, Department of Visualization […]

  • Glasscock Undergraduate Summer Scholars Program 2018-2019

    The objective of this grant is to expand undergraduate research in the humanities by providing an intensive summer research experience in which students will be introduced to important research questions, trained in methods of research and analysis, and guided in the development of critical thinking, independent learning, and communications skills.

  • Glasscock Faculty Research Fellowship Recipients 2019-2020

    Seven fellowships valued at $5,000 each were awarded for 2018-19. These fellowships are designed to address a need for funding for research that could not be accomplished otherwise in order to complete a book project, major article or series of articles, or other research project that makes an impact in the field.

  • Collaborative Grant-Writing Competition Recipients 2017-2018

    Each year, the Glasscock Center offers one grant to encourage humanities scholars to establish partnerships and conduct preliminary work that will lay the foundation for original expanded collaborative research projects. Collaborative research – the joint conceptualization, execution, and dissemination of research by teams of two or more scholars – has the potential to bring a new […]

  • Cushing-Glasscock Graduate Award 2017-2018

    The Cushing-Glasscock Graduate Award supports research projects in the humanities that are based on the collections of the Cushing Memorial Library and Archives. The committee awards funding for up to two projects in the amount of $2,000 each, tenable from 1 June to 31 August of the year in which the award is made. This […]

  • Graduate Research Matching Grant Recipients 2017-2018

    Research Matching Grants supplement competitively awarded humanities research grants of up to $5,000 secured from sources external to Texas A&M University. The Glasscock Center awards grants of up to $1,000. Academic Year 2017-2018 Erika Weidemann | Department of History “The Ethnic Germans of Chortitza: A Comparative Study of Post-World War II Immigration” Yoojung Choi | […]

  • Jasbir K. Puar

    Carrol O. Buttrill ’38 Endowed Fund for Ethics Lecture by Jasbir Puar

    “Solidarity Matters: Palestine, BDS, and Academic Freedom under the Trump Era” Thursday, February 9, 2017, 4-5 p.m. (reception at 3:30 p.m.) Location: 311 Glasscock Building, Texas A&M University Free and open to the public. JASBIR K. PUAR Associate Professor, Department of Women’s and Gender Studies, Rutgers University   About the Mary Jane and Carrol O. Buttrill […]

  • Buttrill Ethics Roundtable 2017

    “Freedom from Fear? Hatred, Tolerance, and Civility” Wednesday, February 8, 2017, 4-5 p.m. • Reception at 3:30 Location: 311 Glasscock Building, Texas A&M University PANELISTS: Jasbir Puar | Associate Professor, Department of Women’s and Gender Studies, Rutgers University Tommy Curry | Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy, Texas A&M University Daniel Humphrey | Director Film Studies Program, Associate Professor of Film […]

  • Featured Guest Lecture (with France/TAMU Institute): Alice Kaplan

    Monday, October 24, 2016 4 p.m. (Reception at 3:30) Location: 311 Glasscock Building, Texas A&M University Alice Kaplan John M. Musser Professor of French, Yale University The Stranger was  published in 1942, in the depths of the Nazi Occupation, by a young unemployed journalist from Algeria who would normally never have had a hearing in […]

  • Collaborative Grant-Writing Competition Recipients 2016-2017

    Each year, the Glasscock Center offers one grant to encourage humanities scholars to establish partnerships and conduct preliminary work that will lay the foundation for original expanded collaborative research projects. Collaborative research – the joint conceptualization, execution, and dissemination of research by teams of two or more scholars – has the potential to bring a new […]

  • Buttrill Ethics Curriculum Enhancement Grant 2016-2017 Recipient

    The Buttrill Ethics Curriculum Enhancement Grant supports interactions between faculty and students focused on investigations of ethical issues or ethics in general. Efforts may be channeled through existing or new courses, free-standing seminars, panel discussions, symposia, workshops, visiting speakers, or other events. Any proposed course or event must directly address and wrestle with ethical questions […]

  • Glasscock Three-Year Seminar Recipients Awarded 2016-2017

    Organized and led by faculty director (associate or full professors) from departments in the College of Liberal Arts and programs affiliated with the Glasscock Center, these three-year seminars provide a forum for a wide variety of faculty (assistant, associate, and full professors), graduate, and undergraduate students from the humanities and social science disciplines to present […]

  • Glasscock Three-Year Seminar Recipients Awarded 2015-2016

    Organized and led by faculty director (associate or full professors) from departments in the College of Liberal Arts and programs affiliated with the Glasscock Center, these three-year seminars provide a forum for a wide variety of faculty (assistant, associate, and full professors), graduate, and undergraduate students from the humanities and social science disciplines to present […]

  • Buttrill Ethics Curriculum Enhancement Grant 2015-2016 Recipient

    The Buttrill Ethics Curriculum Enhancement Grant supports interactions between faculty and students focused on investigations of ethical issues or ethics in general. Efforts may be channeled through existing or new courses, free-standing seminars, panel discussions, symposia, workshops, visiting speakers, or other events. Any proposed course or event must directly address and wrestle with ethical questions […]

  • Glasscock Three-Year Seminar Recipients Awarded 2014-2015

    Organized and led by faculty director (associate or full professors) from departments in the College of Liberal Arts and programs affiliated with the Glasscock Center, these three-year seminars provide a forum for a wide variety of faculty (assistant, associate, and full professors), graduate, and undergraduate students from the humanities and social science disciplines to present […]

  • Collaborative Grant-Writing Competition Recipients 2012-2013

    Each year, the Glasscock Center offers one grant to encourage humanities scholars to establish partnerships and conduct preliminary work that will lay the foundation for original expanded collaborative research projects. Collaborative research – the joint conceptualization, execution, and dissemination of research by teams of two or more scholars – has the potential to bring a new […]