Cushing-Glasscock Award Recipients to Deliver Presentations Oct. 29

Marketing and Communications | October 26, 2010

Recipients of the 2010 Cushing-Glasscock Awards, Elizabeth Talafuse (English) and Hector Enrique Weir Gil (Hispanic studies), will present their research findings at 3 p.m, Oct. 29, 2010 at Cushing Memorial Library and Archives.

Talafuse’s project, “I Am the Monster: Framing the Monstrous Self in Young Adult Fantasy Fiction,” examines various works, both historical and contemporary, from Cushing’s Science Fiction and Fantasy Research Collection. Gil’s project, “The Art of Evangelization: A Structural Analysis of Late 17th Century Sermons from Colonial Mexico,” analyzes religious works from the Colonial Mexican Imprint Collection.

Co-sponsored by the Cushing Memorial Library and Archives and the Melbern G. Glasscock Center for Humanities Research, the Cushing-Glasscock Awards presentation occurs each fall. Graduate student in the humanities receive $2,000 to cover research expenses for projects based in the collections of the Cushing Memorial Library and Archives. A call for submissions for the 2011 awards will be released in January. Any questions should be directed to Cait Coker at 979-845-1951.