Honors Students Share Their Innovative Ideas Influenced by South by Southwest

April 2015

By Hayley McCurdy / TCU 360 Honors students in the South by Southwest Interactive TCU colloquium challenged the student body to think outside the box when presenting their innovative ideas Monday afternoon. Twelve students traveled to Austin for five days to explore the contemporary ideas presented at SXSW. They highlighted particular tech innovations of their […]

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Honors Acting Dean Edits New Book on Transatlanticism

March 2015

Dr. Sarah Robbins, the acting dean of the John V. Roach Honors College, and Dr. Linda K. Hughes, the Addie Levy Professor of Literature at TCU, co-edited a new book, “Teaching Transatlanticism: Resources for Teaching Nineteenth-Century Anglo-American Print Culture,” which was published by Edinburgh University Press this month. Robbins is also the Lorraine Sherley Professor […]

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Honors Faculty Fellow Publishes Two Books

Honors Faculty Fellow Dr. Darren Middleton, a professor of religion, recently published two books: one on the famed Japanese novel “Silence” (co-edited with fellow TCU religion professor Dr. Mark Dennis) and the second on the religious underpinnings of the Rasta movement. Academy Award winning film director Martin Scorsese contributed to Dennis and Middleton’s “Approaching Silence: […]

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Professor Reexamines Bob Marley and Rastafari History

February 2015

Honors Faculty Fellow and Professor of Religion Darren Middleton wrote an insightful article for Religion Dispatches about legendary reggae singer Bob Marley, who would have turned 70 this year, and the influence of his music on Rastafari faith. You can read Dr. Middleton’s article here: http://religiondispatches.org/resurrecting-marley-at-70-rastafari-history-in-5-songs/

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Contagion, Quarantine and Social Conscience – Online Fireside and Roundtable

November 2014

 Contagion, Quarantine and Social Conscience TCU’s John V. Roach Honors College and its Board of Visitors invite you to participate in a first-ever Online Fireside, centered around today’s Ebola crisis and informed by reading Albert Camus’ The Plague.  It will be an online interdisciplinary conversation about the representations of disease in today’s social media and […]

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