Humanities - College of Liberal Arts - Texas A&M University Corpus Christi

Humanities Speaker Series

Humanities Speaker Series, 2019-2020

Each academic year, the Humanities Speaker Series hosts a prestigious lecturer at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. These speakers highlight humanities’ important role in understanding our place in the world. This year, we are pleased to announce that Dr. Jack E. Davis, Pulitzer-Prize winning author of The Gulf, will speak on April 2, 2020. This event is free, and the public is highly encouraged to attend.



Event Details and Location

The lecture will be held on the campus of Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi at the University Center in the Lonestar Ballroom. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. and the lecture will start at 7:00 p.m. A book signing will follow the lecture, and books will be available for purchase.


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This Year’s Sponsors

This event is sponsored by the Division of Research and Innovation, the Harte Research Institute, the Department of English, the Department of Humanities, and the College of Liberal Arts at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.


Previous HSS Lectures

  • Dr. Paul Ortiz, University of Florida, "The Making of An African American and Latinx History of the United States," April 11, 2019
  • Dr. Sylvia Chan-Malik, Rutgers University, "Being Muslim: A Cultural History of Women of Color in American Islam," March 22, 2018.
  • Dr. Karl Jacoby, Columbia University, "Drawing the Line: Lessons from Thinking Historically about the US-Mexico Border," March 28, 2017.