Past Events

2021 Why Gospel Music Matters featuring Robert Darden and Robert Marovich
Join Black gospel music scholars Robert Darden and Robert Marovich as they explore the importance and impact of America's Black sacred music.
2021 Black Gospel Archive & Listening Center Grand Opening and Dedication
Join the University Libraries as we open the brand new state-of-the-art home of our Black Gospel Music Restoration Project!
2021 Totalitarianism, Faith, and Dissent: Czech Catholic Vaclav Benda and Beyond
The Keston Center and Czech Heritage Museum present a lecture by Dr. Flagg Taylor of Skidmore College followed by a thoughtful panel discussion and audience Q&A.
2021 Paulo Freire Centennial: Celebrating the Founder of Critical Pedagogy
Paulo Freire (1921-1997) was a Brazilian educator and philosopher known the world over as founder and advocate of the school of thought known as critical pedagogy. This fall marks 100 years since Freire’s birth, and Baylor will be recognizing this centennial with a series of events across campus.
2021 Texas Collection Fall Lecture: This Land Is Your Land, This Land Is My Land
Featuring a presentation by Dr. Clark Wernecke as part of the Native American Heritage speaker series, hosted by the Mayborn Museum.
2021 Redrawing Texas: Who Chooses Whom?
As a result of the 2020 census, the State of Texas received two additional seats in the House of Representatives. Since the census results were officially released, Texas has been in a battle over how to "redraw" Texas. This virtual panel conversation featuring experts on redistricting will discuss the process in general and the current events unfolding in the Texas Legislature and the Courts.
2021 Fiona Sampson: Virtual Poetry Reading and Lecture
The Armstrong Browning Library in conjunction with the Beall Poetry Festival welcomes Fiona Sampson, author of 28 books of poetry and nonfiction, including the critically acclaimed In Search of Mary Shelley and 2021's Two-Way Mirror: The Life of Elizabeth Barrett Browning.
2021 Facing Forward: Afghanistan After America
The Baylor Institute for the Study of Religion and the Keston Center for Religion, Politics, and Society present "Facing Forward: Afghanistan after America," a panel presentation and conversation hosted on Zoom.
2021 Browning Day
The Armstrong Browning Library and Museum presents the virtual 2021 Browning Day Lecture, "Lords of the Earth? Elizabeth Barrett Browning on Christ's Body in the Age of Human Domination" on Friday, April 16, at 3:30 p.m. CDT on Zoom. This year's lecture is presented by Dr. Joshua King, Associate Professor of English and Margarett Root Brown Chair in Robert Browning and Victorian Studies.
2021 Spring Keston Panel: Where in the World?
The Keston Center for Religion, Politics, and Society presents “Where in World?” in two sessions to accommodate time differences. During the Zoom-hosted event, Keston researchers will briefly report from across the globe on the current state of religion, politics, and society. The panels will conclude with live Q&A.
2021 Pruit Symposium
Since 2013, this annual symposium has focused on the tradition of American black sacred music in conjunction with the Black Gospel Music Restoration project of the Baylor Libraries.
2019 Teaching Fellows Presentations
The 2019 Libraries Teaching Fellows will present the results of their research at this Seminar for Excellence in Teaching, sponsored by the Academy for Teaching and Learning.
19: 100 Years of Preserving Voters' Rights
This virtual panel conversation marks the centennial of the passage of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which secured voting rights for all citizens without discrimination on the basis of sex.
Investigating Impeachment: Context, Congress, and the Constitution
This panel conversation was held in February 2020, the day after the conclusion of the impeachment proceedings against Donald J. Trump. The panel, comprised of two former U.S. Senators, a U.S. Historian, and a constitutional law scholar explored the concept of impeachment as established in U.S. law along with several historic impeachment proceedings.
Pictures, Portraits & Snapshots: Glimpses into Baylor's Special Libraries
A special "speed panel" presentation featuring scholars from around the world sharing their positive experiences with items held by Baylor's special collections libraries.
Texas Map Society Spring 2021 Meeting
The Texas Collection will host the annual spring meeting of the Texas Map Society virtually on Zoom.
Voices & Vinyl: A Virtual Concert
The fifth annual concert featuring Heavenly Voices gospel choir with their modern interpretations of classic gospel songs
Wilder Ever Still & Wilder!
Armstrong Browning Library's annual Benefactors Day celebration welcomes Dr. Marjorie Stone and Dr. Beverly Taylor as they explore the Browning's courtship, Victorian wedding journeys, and an unpublished poem by Elizabeth Barrett Browning written during the Brownings' honeymoon.
Celebrating Elizabeth Barrett Browning Through Cinematic Virtual Reality
The Armstrong Browning Library & Museum proudly presents "Celebrating Elizabeth Barrett Browning Through Cinematic Virtual Reality" featuring Amanda Gardner, Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of Curriculum & Instruction of the Baylor School of Education.