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Texas Graduate Liberal Studies Symposium

The Graduate Liberal Studies programs of Rice University and Southern Methodist University invite you to participate in the fifth annual Texas Graduate Liberal Studies Symposium.

The symposium provides an opportunity for students and alumni from Texas graduate liberal studies programs to share their experiences and studies and continue to explore timeless and timely human questions within the humanities, social sciences and sciences. Students and alumni are encouraged to submit papers to be considered for presentations during the symposium. This one-day symposium will open with a breakfast on Saturday morning followed by student and alumni 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.

The 2020 Symposium will not be held to encourage attendees and presenters to participate in the national conference of the Association of Graduate Liberal Studies Program!

Association of Graduate Liberal Studies Programs Conference

This year's AGLSP conference will be in San Antonio, TX at the famous Riverwalk. Presentation proposals are due March 15. 

Visit the conference website for additional details and to submit your abstract for consideration!

Creative writers should consider submitting a story for The 2nd andual AGLSP Story Slam. Additional information may be found here. Story Slam submissions are due March 31.

We look forward to seeing you this fall in San Antonio!

If you have any questions regarding this event, please email Rebecca Sanchez at

Students from other GLS programs are welcome to participate.

Supported by the Association of Graduate Liberal Studies Programs.