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Remnant Trust Programs and Courses

Remnant Trust: Programs and Courses

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Public programs are free, open to the public and held either in the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum or Legacy Hall.

Thursday, September 26, Reception at 5:30 p.m.; Lecture at 6:30 p.m. 1st floor PPHM
1000 Years of God: The Middle Ages and the Great Books of the Western World
Dr. David Baum, Visiting Professor of Humanities and Director of the Remnant Trust at WTAMU

Thursday, November 14, Reception at 5:30 p.m.; Lecture at 6:30 p.m. Legacy Hall
Improbable Shakespeare: Or, How a Playwright (of all things) Became our Greatest Writer
Dr. Jeff Doty, Wendy and Stanley Marsh 3 Assistant Professor of Shakespeare, Dept. of EPML, West Texas A&M

Thursday, February 13, Reception at 5:30 p.m.; Lecture at 6:30 p.m. 1st floor PPHM
West meets West: Reading the Classics on the American Frontier   
Dr. David Baum, Director, Visiting Professor of Humanities and Director of the Remant Trust at WTAMU

Tuesday, April 22, Reception at 5:30 p.m.; Lecture at 6:30 p.m. PPHM Derrick Room

Willa Cather's My Antonia: Reading (and Writing) Virgil's Georgics on the American Frontier Dr. Bonney Mac Donald, Professor of English, West Texas A&M


Remnant Trust documents are on exhibit during the fall term in the Research Center, 3rd floor, Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum. Documents for the February 13, 2014 talk are part of the permanent collection of the PPHM.

For an individual or group appointment, contact Research Center Director, Warren Stricker: wstricker@pphm.wtamu.edu or 806.651.2254.  Appointment hours: T, W, Th, 1-5 and Fri, 10-12, 1-5.

For general information on programs and exhibits, contact Professor David Baum, Director, The Remant Trust at WTAMU: dbaum@wtamu.edu or 806.651.2040.


Remant Trust at WTAMU: Courses

Each year, Dr. Baum will teach a Remant Trust course open to undergraduates and graduate students.  In addition, dozens of courses and faculty members make planned and regular use of the exhibit in courses and presentations throughout the fall.

Continuing Education course, Fall 2013, Wednesday's at 10:30, October 2-23: "The Enlightenment: From Reason to Revolution," will use Remnant Trust materials including works by Condorcetr, Rousseau and Kant.  This year's course will be taught by Dr. Baum. For information, contact Continuing Education: 806.651.2037.