Thursday, September 27, 2007

5 & 20: How Do We Keep Knowing?

The Melbern G. Glasscock Center for Humanities Research at Texas A&M University is pleased to announce an anniversary celebration and symposium, “5 & 20: How Do We Keep Knowing?” to be held on 12 and 13 October 2007. This occasion recognizes twenty years of events and five years of growth as a named and endowed center, with presentations by three scholars who were instrumental in generating institutional support for humanities research at Texas A&M.

The symposium begins Friday, 12 October at 3:30 p.m. when Texas A&M’s Larry Reynolds, Thomas Franklin Mayo Professor of Liberal Arts, will speak in the Memorial Student Center, Room 206. A reception will follow at 5:00 p.m. in The University Club, 11th floor, Rudder Tower.

The second day starts with coffee at 9:00 a.m., followed at 9:45 a.m. with presentations by Jeffery N. Cox, Professor of English and Comparative Literature, University of Colorado – Boulder and by Katherine O’Brien O’Keeffe, Notre Dame Professor of English, University of Notre Dame. Lunch will follow the presentations (RSVP for lunch to 845-8328). Saturday’s events will be held in the Glasscock Center Library, Melbern G. Glasscock Building, Room 311.

These events are free and open to the public.

For more information contact the Glasscock Center at 979-845-8328 or visit