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.
The 5th annual Digital Frontiers conference and THATCamp will be held September 22-24 at Rice University in Houston. It is hosted by Rice's Fondren Library and the Humanities Research Center.
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.
Ben Davis’ work investigates the social experience of architecture by documenting the historic structures that have accommodated cultural rituals for over 150 years in Texas.
Breylin Becton is a recent graduate from UNT’s Mayborn School of Journalism. He graduated with a BA in Journalism with a focus in broadcast and a minor in political science.
Please join us on Wednesday, June 1, 2016 when 2016 Fellow Hillary Anderson will give her lecture Radicalizing the South: Race, Gender, and Sexuality in 1970s Liberation Movements at 1:00 p.m. in Willis Library, Room 340.
According to Anderson, her project "seeks to locate subaltern voices that add depth, richness, a fresh geography, and complexity to the historical narrative of civil rights in the 1970s.."
Derek Pyle is a senior jazz studies major at UNT, where he plays lead trombone in the Two O’Clock Lab Band and U-Tubes Jazz Trombone Ensemble. After graduating from UNT, Derek plans on pursuing a Masters Degree in Studio Music and Jazz Performance at the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida.
Mylynka Kilgore Cardona holds a PhD in Transatlantic History from The University of Texas at Arlington. She has a background in historical cartography, Atlantic revolutions, and intercultural transfers. She is currently a map curator at the Texas General Land Office, Archives and Records Division in Austin.
Paul Christensen and his wife Donna founded Omega Productions in March of 1973. The Company specializes in live concert television specials, as well as live concert CD recordings. Omega also provides live event production and consulting services to the Entertainment and Sports Industries.
Jean Ann Cantore is editor of Texas Techsan magazine at the Texas Tech Alumni Association. For the past 19 years, she has worked on the magazine, but prior to that position, she ran a writing center for engineering students and served as a development officer at Texas Tech.