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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.

The Search for Justice

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

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

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

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

2013-2014 Minds Matter: Exploring Mental Health and Illness

2013-2014
MINDS MATTER
Exploring Mental Health and Illness

2012-2013 A Global Odyssey: Exploring Our Connections to the Changing World

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

2011-2012 Freedoms: The First Amendment

2011-2012
FREEDOMS
The First Amendment

2010-2011 Sustainability: Science, Policy, and Opportunity

2010-2011
SUSTAINABILITY
Science, Policy, and Opportunity

2009-2010 The Whole Mind: Crossing the Boundaries of Disciplines

2009-2010
THE WHOLE MIND
Crossing the Boundaries of Disciplines

2008-2009 Civic Responsibility and the Legacy of LBJ

2008-2009
CIVIC RESPONSIBILITY AND THE LEGACY OF LBJ

2007-2008 The Water Planet

2007-2008
THE WATER PLANET

2006-2007 Protest and Dissent

2006-2007
PROTEST AND DISSENT

2005-2006 Courage

2005-2006
COURAGE

2004-2005 Hatred

2004-2005
HATRED