Globalization and the Humanities: Texas in the World

The interdisciplinary conference, “Globalization and the Humanities: Texas and the World” was held at A&M-Commerce on November 15th-17th, 2012 at the Rayburn Student Center. Prominent speakers coming from various universities and across the departments of the College, engaged the audience in open debates about topics such as migration, civil rights movements, contact languages, new media and democracy.

The conference opened with a performance by the Campina Grande Chamber Choir in the Concert Hall. In addition, the two-day conference included a drum performance, art exhibit, performance by Sax Quintet, and academic papers that showcase the talents of faculty and students related to global concerns.