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As part of its Sesquicentennial, TCU is presenting Research & Creative Activities Week Sept. 22-29. The week is filled with events to recognize and celebrate the variety of work underway on campus in TCU’s 150th year.  activities
Sept. 22 
Research and Creative Activities Symposium  
This opening session to Research & Creative Activities Week will highlight research and creative activity conducted by TCU’s undergraduate students, graduate students, postdoctoral scholars, faculty and staff.  

Sept. 20-24 
Kaleidoscope Series: Bard to Broadway 
This event is an exploration of where the past meets the present with a selection of Shakespeare monologues, paired with their contemporary musical theatre representations.  

Through Sept. 30 
In Passing: Ann Le & Trinh Mai  
An exhibition featuring new work by second-generation Vietnamese American women, Ann Le and Trinh Mai, is organized by guest curator Kim Phan Nguyen MA ’21. Including photography, sculpture, video and installation, this exhibition highlights the migrant experience through the lens of Vietnamese Americans.  

Through Oct. 19 
Gabi Magaly 
This exhibit features a series of new self-portraits that explore memory, place and domestic relationships by Bryan-based artist Gabi Magaly. 

Sept. 25 
Enhancing the University’s Research Mission While Remaining Mission-Focused  
An engaging panel will discuss and field questions regarding those matters that should be considered if a university seeks to significantly increase their research and creative activity, while maintaining a focus on the institutional mission. 

Sept. 27 
Shaping the Future of Health Care:  The Research Vision of the Burnett School of Medicine 
This panel discussion will include faculty and medical professionals from the Burnett School of Medicine at TCU and community partners who will discuss and field questions regarding the current and potential impact of the medical school on research and medical practice in our community. 

Sept. 27 
Importance of Community-Based Research 
Jerry L. Hawkins, executive director of Dallas Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation, will be interviewed by Gabriel Huddleston, associate professor; chair of the Department of Counseling, Societal Change and Inquiry; and director of the Center for Public Education and Community Engagement. The conversation will highlight the importance of community-based research. 

Sept. 27 
Triple D: Data Analytics, Digital Culture & Digital Technology 
Sponsored by the Office of Research and the AddRan College of Liberal Arts, this session will bring together an interdisciplinary panel of specialists who work at the intersection of the humanities, social sciences and digital technology. Participants will lead a discussion of the innovative pathways appearing in the liberal arts through the use of new tools and technologies. 

Sept. 27 
Sh’ma Film Preview Screening Screening  
Sh’ma, a new dance film by Suki John, professor of classical and contemporary dance, uses the languages of film, choreodrama and music to tell the story of John’s family during the Holocaust. The film lasts 70 minutes and will be followed by a question-and-answer session with members of the cast and crew. 

Sept. 28 
TCU Wind Symphony Concert  
This concert features new music for wind and band composed by TCU alumni and led by conductor Bobby Francis. Francis, director of bands, was the winner of the TCU 150th Anniversary Commemoration Grant for Creative Activities.  
Sept. 29 
Theorizing ‘Sisterhood Across Difference’  
This event honors the life work of artist bell hooks through an art-based community workshop. The workshop will include a short presentation at the beginning to frame the collage-based creative activities within the broader scope of research, followed by reflection at the event conclusion. 

Sept. 29 
Entrepreneurship and Innovation Showcase of Research and Creative Activities  
In a Ted Talk-style approach, Frog Talks will facilitate engaging topics of entrepreneurship and innovation with faculty from the TCU Neeley School of Business. A number of student and alumni entrepreneurs, as well as entrepreneurship academic and co-curricular programs, will also be highlighted throughout the afternoon.

Sept. 29 
A Celebration of Diversity Recital 
The School of Music will host a performance that celebrates the music of women, BIPOC and traditionally underrepresented composers.

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