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Previous Themes

Consequential Conversations, 2004-2018

Texas State University presents an academic theme each year with related events for everyone. This is our Common Experience.

Click on images below to visit the website for each previous Common Experience theme.

2017-2018
THE SEARCH FOR JUSTICE
Our Response to Crime in the 21st Century

2016-2017
A CENTURY OF CONFLICT
Dialogues on the U.S. Experience of War since 1917

2015-2016
BRIDGED THROUGH STORIES
Shared Heritage of the United States and Mexico, an Homage to Dr. Tomás Rivera

2014-2015
EXPLORING DEMOCRACY'S PROMISE
From Segregation to Integration

2013-2014
MINDS MATTER
Exploring Mental Health and Illness

2012-2013
A GLOBAL ODYSSEY
Exploring Our Connections to the Changing World

2011-2012
FREEDOMS
The First Amendment

2010-2011
SUSTAINABILITY
Science, Policy, and Opportunity

2009-2010
THE WHOLE MIND
Crossing the Boundaries of Disciplines

2008-2009
CIVIC RESPONSIBILITY AND THE LEGACY OF LBJ

2007-2008
THE WATER PLANET

2006-2007
PROTEST AND DISSENT

2005-2006
COURAGE

2004-2005
HATRED