By: Mary Ann Cozza
UHD is sponsoring the annual Humanities Education and Research Association (HERA) conference on March 20-23 at the Westin Galleria in Houston.
This year’s conference theme is “Sacred Sites, Secular Spaces: Scenes, Sounds, and Sign in Humanistic, Artistic, and Technological Culture.”
UHD faculty and staff presenters include:
- Rachel Chiquillo – “(Re)creating the Codex: Nahua Spirituality and the Construction of Historical Memory in Jose Roberto Cea’s Todo el codice”
- Montse Feu – “Roberta Fernandez’ “Amanda”: A Feminist, Economic, and Cultural Approach”
- Sylvia Morin – “Reforging a Forgotten Faith: The Femme Fatale’s Role in Revaluing Indigenous Religion in Elena Garro’s Los recuerdos del porvenir”
- Toni Hoang – “Emergency Preparedness: Response and Self-Efficacy during an Active Shooter Crisis”
- Joe Sample – “Vagabonding in Chinatown: Reading the Spaces between Cultures and Languages”
- Jean DeWitt and Erin Mayer – “The Panopticon as Secular Space”
- Larisa Jackson – “Tchaikovsky and His Soul Mate: A Story in Letters”
- William Nowak – “Historical Memory and the Haunted Spaces of Spanish National Identity of El orfanato (2007)”
- Paul Kintzele – “The Eye and the Other: Desire and Jouissance in John Fowles’ ‘The Collector'”
- Edmund Cueva – “The Use, Misuse, and Abuse of Myth”
For more information on the conference or to view the conference program, click here.