Tyler Thompson is a doctoral candidate in the Department of History at Texas A&M University. He received his bachelors and masters in history from UT-San Antonio. Tyler's dissertation examines how racial and gendered rhetoric underscored conquest across Texas which was justified in subsequent myths and memories of the history of the state. He was born in Austin, Texas and plans to teach and research for a university when he graduates.
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Dennis Michael Mims is a doctoral candidate at University of Texas at Dallas. He received his B.A. in Historical Studies from UT Dallas and his M.S. in History from University of North Texas. After completing his Ph.D., he plans on having a career in academia. Dennis Michael plans on teaching and researching and writing about civil rights and social movements. He is a native Texan who comes from a close-knit family that lives here in the DFW Metroplex.
Everyone is obsessed with Pokemon, a Clinton is running for president against a controversial businessman, and Blink-182 is at the height of their American tour. It might be 2016, but the 90's seem to be repeating themselves. There's one thing, however, that won't be coming back: the VCR.
Nearly 20 years ago, author George R.R. Martin wrote A Game of Thrones and brought to life a fantasy series that would take the world by storm. You can explore the world he created by checking out UNT Libraries' assortment of his work.
David J. Cameron is a doctoral candidate in Chicano/Latino and Twentieth-Century United States History at Texas A&M University His project Race and Religion in the Bayou City: Latino/a, African American, and Anglo Baptists in Houston’s Long Civil Rights Movement examines how the intersections of race and religion in the Bayou City shaped Houston-area Baptists’ participation in the struggle for civil rights through religious associations, churches, and leaders.
Dr. Paul Marshall and Dr. Mark McKnight are 2016 winners of the Scholarly Works Outstanding Contributor Award.
Tyler Thompson is a PhD candidate at Texas A&M University. His project Representations of American Indians in Texas Memory and Mythology, 1875-1936 uses primary sources from The Portal to Texas History to examine the campaign for erection of the Battle of Adobe Walls monument and to understand change over time in Native American representations.
Dennis Michael Mims is a doctoral candidate at the University of Texas at Dallas. His project A Queer History of Dallas: The Formation, Development, and Integration of Big D’s LGBT Community, 1965-2005 shows how significantly things changed for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals living within the city of Dallas during these four decades.