Symposium – Daniel Wollenberg – Medieval Radicalism

UT English/Writing Professor, Daniel Wollenberg, recently presented, “Medieval Radicalism: Social Justice and Reform in the European Middle Ages,” to Honors students. Dr. Wollenberg argued that there were radical social reformers throughout Europe during the Middle Ages and much of the radicalism was driven by the growing centralization of power in the hands of the CatholicContinue reading “Symposium – Daniel Wollenberg – Medieval Radicalism”

Symposium – Kacy Tillman – Stripped and Script

Dr. Kacy Tillman, Professor of English and Writing and Co-Director of the Honors Program at UT, gave the last symposium of the fall 2020 semester. She discussed her recently published book, Stripped and Script: Loyalist Women Writers of the American Revolution. Dr. Tillman described how these women were faced with challenging decisions – to saveContinue reading “Symposium – Kacy Tillman – Stripped and Script”

Honors Symposium – Dr. Edward Pompeian – Why History?

In the first Honors Symposium of the 2020-2021 academic year, Dr. Edward Pompeian led a discussion on the importance of studying history, particularly as relates to present issues of immigration, politics, and rights. Given the pandemic, the symposium was held on Zoom and close to 200 Honor students attended.