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Presented twice a year, the FacultySpeak lecture series features TCU faculty members speaking on current events, their publications, or interesting topics in their field of study.

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Previous Events

April 4, 2017
Eric Simanek, Ph.D., Professor of Chemistry
Rob Arnold, Head Distiller, Firestone & Robertson Distilling Company
Bourbon in Texas: Something to Write Home About
September 22, 2016
James Riddlesperger, Jr., Professor of Political Science
Assessing Presidential Elections
November 22, 2015
Max Krochmal, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of History
Civil Rights in Black and Brown Oral History Project: A First Look
March 17, 2015
Friends of the TCU Library Annual Dinner
Featuring Peter Stark, adventure and exploration writer and author of
Astoria: John Jacob Astor and Thomas Jefferson’s Lost Pacific Empire, A Story of Wealth, Ambition, and Survival
March 3, 2015
Dr. Peter L. Szok, Professor, Department of History
Restaurantes, rumba y más: A Gringo's Guide to Latino Fort Worth
October 14, 2014
Dr. Steffen Palko, Assistant Professor, College of Education
The Common Core Explained
February 25, 2014
Nick Bontrager, TCU Assistant Professor of New Media Art
Interdisciplinary Studio Art
November 1-30, 2013
The Swartz Brothers:
Fort Worth’s First Family of Photographers

Photo exhibit.
October 10, 2013
Dr. Bonnie Frederick, TCU Spanish & Hispanic Studies Professor
"How the Muslim-Influenced House Came to Texas."
Part of Let's Talk About It: Muslim Journeys, a reading and discussion series in America's libraries.
April 16, 2013
Friends of the TCU Library Annual Banquet
Denim & Diamonds
Honoring Rick Bass, winner of the 2013 TCU Texas Book Award for his book A Thousand Deer.
March 7, 2013
Dr. Gene Smith
"The Slave's Gamble: Choosing Sides in the War of 1812."
October 25, 2012
Author Visit & Book Signing
Major Moments
Success stories from 75 years at TCU’s Neeley School of Business.
September 5, 2012
Dr. Manochehr Dorraj
"China’s Energy Relations with the Developing World"
June 1, 2012
Author Signing
Lonn Taylor
Texas, My Texas: Musings of the Rambling Boy

Sponsored by the TCU Press
April 21, 2012
Friends 40th Anniversary Dinner
Harlan Crow Library
March 27, 2012
Dr. Tricia Jenkins
"The CIA in Hollywood: How the Agency Shapes Film and Television"
September 8, 2011
Dr. Mary Volcansek
"TCU's History in Fort Worth"
April 21, 2011
Dr. Manochehr Dorraj
"Uprising in Egypt and the Larger Arab World"
March 29, 2011
Dr. John Harvey
"Get the Truth About the Federal Debt and the Deficit"
March 21, 2011
Friends of the TCU Library Annual Dinner
Honoring historian and author Sam C. Gwynne, winner of the 2011 TCU Texas Book Award.

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