Honors Symposia – Chris Morash

Professor Chris Morash, the Seamus Heaney Professor of Irish Writing at Trinity College Dublin, presented to Honors Program students on November 10th in Fletcher Lounge.  Professor Morash used Nobel Laureate Seamus Heaney’s writings to discuss changes in Irish identity over the last several decades.  In particular, Professor Morash was interested in how Irish identity isContinue reading “Honors Symposia – Chris Morash”

Oxford Semester Abroad – Erin Brosnan

The beginning of this week marked my being at Oxford for one full month. It feels like forever and no time all at once. The first two weeks or so were a whirlwind. After arriving we had two weeks of orientation with the OSAP organization which was spent learning about the city of Oxford, theContinue reading “Oxford Semester Abroad – Erin Brosnan”

Honors Symposia – Scott Keeter

On October 24th, the UT Honors Program hosted Scott Keeter for an Honors Symposium.  Dr. Keeter is a senior survey advisor at the Pew REsearch Center.  His talk was titled, “The Origins and Future of ‘Trumpism’ in American Politics.”  In the talk, Dr. Keeter offered a broad explanation of why Donald Trump rose to prominenceContinue reading “Honors Symposia – Scott Keeter”