A&M-Texarkana to Host Discussion on Sara Ahmed’s Consciousness of Unhappiness



Texas A&M University-Texarkana and the Program for Learning And Community Engagement (PLACE) will host an open lecture titled “’ I Just Want You to Be Happy’: Sara Ahmed’s Consciousness of Unhappiness and Embracing Your Inner Feminist Killjoy” on
Wednesday, September 25
th. The event will take place from 6:00 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. in University Center room 214 and will be led by Dr. Jaime Cantrell, TAMUT Assistant Professor of English. All PLACE events are free and open to the public. Reservations are not required.

PLACE is a faculty-led program designed to create a community of learners comprised of A&M-Texarkana students, faculty, staff and the community at large. PLACE chooses an annual theme around which to organize a lecture series and other activities that provide focal points for learning and discussion. This year’s theme is “Wellness, Happiness, and Mental Health.”

For more information, contact Dr. Angie Sikorski, PLACE Program Coordinator, at asikorski@tamut.edu or visit the PLACE website at www.tamut.edu/PLACE.


About Texas A&M University-Texarkana:

As a member of The Texas A&M University System, Texas A&M University-Texarkana is a comprehensive regional university that provides students with academically challenging, engaging and rewarding educational experiences through quality teaching, scholarship, student support services, co-curricular programming, research and service.

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