Animals in Literature and the Problem of Mass Extinction

By Drs. Cari Hovanec and Rachel Murray On January 27th, Drs. Cari Hovanec and Rachel Murray presented a symposium on Animals in Literature and the Problem of Mass Extinction. Dr. Hovanec is a Professor of Instruction in English and Writing. She is the author of Animal Subjects (2018). Her research and teaching interests include literatureContinue reading “Animals in Literature and the Problem of Mass Extinction”

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”

Coffee Conversation – Sucheta Kanjilal & Robert Gonzalez – the Mahabharata

Drs. Kanjilal and Gonzalez treated a group of Honors students to a dramatic reading of a section of the Mahabharata – the longest epic ever written. During the reading, Dr Kanjilal also provided a feminist interpretation of the events surrounding the marriage and then selling of Draupadi and fielded questions from the students.