CRES News Digest, Vol 1, Issue 1

Welcome Message

September 11th – September 24th

Welcome to the first issue of the CRES News Digest. The News Digest is available every second and fourth Tuesday of the month. 

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, September 11 – A Conversation with Michael Fletcher, 2-3:30pm, Debate Chamber, Scharbauer Hall


Thursday, September 13 – College of Education Fall Film: Teach Us All, A Documentary Film and Social Justice Movement, 6:30-8:30pm, Palko 130

RSVP here.


Thursday, September 13 through September 30 – An Octoroon, by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, Stage West, Fort Worth

Click here for ticket information and for specific dates with post-show conversations including TCU English professor, Stacie McCormick

See below in Media Coverage for an interview featuring Stacie McCormick on KERA FM.

Monday, September 17 – Latinx Heritage Month/Latina/o Studies Community Expo with Special Guests: FWISD Mariachi. 5-6pm, Campus Commons


Tuesday, September 18The Live Oak Reading featuring Ada Limón, 6:30pm, Moudy N 141

Tuesday, September 25Sex Worker’s Rights and the Discourse of Sexual Violence with Bella Robinson 5:00pm, Winton Scott Hall, Room 217

Student Sponsored Events

Tuesday, September 18 – “The Importance of the Latino Vote,” hosted by, Sigma Lambda Alpha Sorority Inc., 6:30pm, BLUU Ballroom A

The purpose of the event is to inspire political involvement in the young Latino population at TCU through hosting a panel.
  • Jacinto Ramos: School Board Trustee District 1 at FWISD
  • Anette Soto: OIG Project Manager at US Department of Transportation (DOT)
  • Joseph Landeros: Government Relations Manager at PPAI – Promotional Products Association International
  • Tristeza Ordex-Ramirez: Field Representative for Congressman Marc Veasey, Texas District 33 at U.S. House of Representatives
  • Daniel Castro: Field Representative at U.S House of Representatives

Conferences and Calls for Papers

February 11-16, 2019, National Association of African American Studies & Affiliates national conference, Dallas Texas,

For information about registration and submission of papers for both the conference and the research competition (cash prizes) visit the NAAAS website. Abstracts due November 10th!

Fellowships and Job Opportunities

The CRES office seeks an undergraduate assistant with graphic design experience. Click the image below for more information. You will need to log into Frog Jobs to view job posting.


The School of Interdisciplinary Studies seeks applicants for the position of associate dean. Duties to begin January 2019.

Application deadline is September 14, at 5:00pm. Click the link below for more information.

Associate Dean for Interdisciplinary Studies

The School of Interdisciplinary Studies is seeking applicants for Faculty Diversity Advocate. Duties to begin October 1, 2018.

Please submit CV and letter of interest to Trish Cassaday. Application deadline is September 14, 5:00pm. Click the link below for more information.

Faculty Diversity Advocate SIS

Tenure Track Searches in African American Studies and U.S. Latina/o Studies Assistant or Associate Level. Search the keyword CRES at the link below for more information.

Click here for job information.

Media Coverage

From TCU This Week

TCU creates School of Interdisciplinary Studies

From TCU 360

Letter to the Editor: Provost search committee suggestions

From Art and Seek

Stage West’s “An Octoroon” Explores Race – And What It Means To Be A Playwright, an Interview with Stacie McCormick

Click image below for Fall Event Poster