Texas Graduate Liberal Studies Symposium

Texas Graduate Liberal Studies Symposium

The Graduate Liberal Studies Programs of Rice University and Southern Methodist University invite you to participate in the fourth annual Texas Graduate Liberal Studies Symposium on July 14, 2018.  Register here!

The symposium provides an opportunity for students, alumni and faculty from Texas graduate liberal studies programs to present and share their experiences and studies and continue to explore timeless and timely human questions within the humanities, social sciences and natural sciences. Students, alumni and faculty are encouraged to submit papers to be considered for presentations during the symposium.

This one-day symposium will open with breakfast on Saturday morning followed by student, alumni and faculty presentations.  A keynote speaker will deliver a lecture during lunch.  Whether you are presenting a paper or attending to listen to presentations, we hope you will register and join us to share ideas, network, and socialize with other graduate liberal studies colleagues.

Submit an abstract to present at the symposium!

Abstract submission deadline is May 1, 2018.

EVENT DETAILS
When:  Saturday, July 14, 2018 from 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Where: Southern Methodist University, Annette Caldwell Simmons Hall, Dallas Texas
If you have any questions regarding this event, please email Rose Sommers at rsommers@mail.smu.edu.

Visit the symposium website

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Summer 2018 deadlines

N.B.:  All proposals should be submitted to your individual committee members for their approval at least one week before the submission deadline. (Earlier submission to the committee is strongly advised.)  Otherwise, you cannot expect faculty members to read and approve drafts in time to meet deadlines.

All proposals must be submitted as a Word-compatible email attachment sent to alice.presti@utdallas.edu . All signature pages must be submitted in hard copy.

16 May
Proposals for Portfolios, Theses, and Dissertations due in the A & H Office (for GSC consideration on 30 May).
(This is the only submission date for M.A. students wishing to graduate in the Summer 2018 semester. Enrollment in Summer or Fall semester is required for all submissions.)

22 May
Last day for submission of final draft of dissertations to all members of the supervising committee.  Doctoral students who do not meet this deadline will not graduate this semester.

8 June
Last day for submission of final draft of portfolios and theses to all members of the supervising committee.  M.A. students who do not meet this deadline will not graduate this semester.

4 June
Applications for Graduation due

22 June
Last day for requests for oral defense of dissertations, theses, and portfolios

6 July
Last day for defense of dissertations, theses, and portfolios

17 July
Last day for final submissions of dissertations to Office of Graduate Dean

20 July
Last day for final submissions of theses (to the Office of the Graduate Dean) and portfolios  (to the A & H Office)