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The FrameWorks Program is dedicated to elevating undergraduate critical inquiry in the interdisciplinary Humanities through mentorship and peer-support, an annual Symposium, and the publication of undergraduate humanities research in a dedicated journal: FrameWorks.

Upcoming Dates/Events

  • June 15, 2020 – Deadline for the FrameWorks Fellow Application

    June 15, 2020 – Deadline for the FrameWorks Fellow Application

  • April 11, 2020 – FrameWorks Symposium

    FrameWorks 2020 Digital Symposium
    Saturday, April 11, 2020
    Session One: 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. (Central Time)
    Session Two: 12:30 p.m. – 2 p.m.

    2019/2020 FrameWorks Fellows will present their research in the interdisciplinary humanities broadly interpreting the theme Wall.

    Topics include: Kafka in the age of Trump, Sylvia Plath’s The Bell Jar, the "Be Someone" Bridge, Nietzsche, Zora Neale Hurston, and more.

    Symposium will take place via Zoom.us Link.
    Meeting ID: 301 151 377
    Password: FW2020

    Session One (10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.)
    Ayania Hicks - "Breaking Artistic Boundaries: Zora Neale Hurston and the Harlem Renaissance."
    Cristobella Durrette - "Empathy in Gaza: Joe Sacco's Comics Journalism."
    Allison Lee - "Freedom in Sylvia Plath's Bell Jar."
    Paulina Ezquerra  - "Reading Kafka in the Age of Trump: Notes Towards a Political Philosophy."

    Session Two (12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m.)
    Zoie Buske - "Be Someone: Murals and Social Barriers in Houston"
    Marco Garcia - "Nietzsche on Inpsychation and Incorporation" 
    Kat Newman "The Perceptual Wall: Transgender Representation in Television and Film from 2010-2020"

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  • October 16, 2019 – FrameWorks Speaker Series

    FrameWorks Speaker Series
    Dr. Richard Armstrong
    Wall, Pomerium, Limes: The Notional Boundaries of Ancient Rome
    Wednesday, October 16, 2019 6 p.m.-7 p.m.
    M.D. Anderson Library, The Elizabeth D. Rockwell Pavilion

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  • September 25, 2019 – FrameWorks Speaker Series

    FrameWorks Speaker Series
    Dr. Laura Bland
    The Edge of the World: Frontiers in Renaissance Europe and Game of Thrones
    Wednesday, September 25, 2019 6 p.m.-7 p.m.
    M.D. Anderson Library, The Elizabeth D. Rockwell Pavilion

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Contact

If you have any questions, email Dr. Max Rayneard