Earlier this month, the University of Dallas announced a partnership with the Institute of World Politics (IWP). UD will be the ninth institution of higher learning to partner with IWP.+ Read More
Southern Methodist University Professor and Chair of English Darryl Dickson-Carr, author of “The Columbia Guide to Contemporary African American Fiction” and “Spoofing the Modern: Satire in the Harlem Renaissance,” will speak on Martin Luther King Jr.’s “Letter from Birmingham Jail” as part of a university MLK Day event on Monday, Jan. 18.
“The ‘Birthright of Freedom’: Reading ‘Letter from Birmingham Jail’ in Light of #BlackLivesMatter and Missouri,” which starts at 11 a.m. in the Art History Auditorium, will include responses from Associate Professor of History Susan Hanssen, Associate Professor of Politics David Upham and School of Ministry alumna Lari Newman-Williams, MPM ’07, as well as an open discussion. A luncheon will follow at noon in the Art History Loggia.
“We are so fortunate to have Professor Dickson-Carr, a leading authority on African-American literature, speak to us about Dr. King's letter, a part of our Core curriculum, and connect it to contemporary questions of justice,” said Scott Crider, professor of English and associate dean of Constantin College. “It promises to be a great day of reflection and celebration at UD.”
The event, which is co-sponsored by the President’s Office, Office of Advancement and Constantin College Office of the Dean, is free and open to the general public, but attendees are asked to RSVP by Tuesday, Jan. 12, to firstname.lastname@example.org. Space is limited.
Growing up in a half-Irish Catholic family in Cincinnati, the seven Teller children knew a household full of music. Lucy, Brother Jonah and Brother Simon Teller have used the love of music instilled during childhood by their family to become musicians and produce music of their own.+ Read More
A few years back, the University of Dallas began to form a relationship with the Dallas Zoo, when Assistant Professor of Biology Deanna Soper, Ph.D., and her colleague, Professor of Psychology Scott Churchill, P.h.D., began taking class trips to the zoo. And in the spirit of further collaboration, the world's leading cheetah expert and conservationist, Laurie Marker, Ph.D., founder and executive director of the Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF) sponsored by the Dallas Zoo, will join the UD community on Thursday, Oct. 25, to give a lecture about her work rescuing the world's fastest land mammal from extinction.+ Read More