Announcing TexMoot!

You are cordially invited to attend

The First Annual North Texas
Literature & Language Symposium 

13 January 2018
Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary,
Fort Worth, Texas 

Keynote Speaker:
Dr. Corey OlsenSignum University


Signum University is pleased to announce the first annual North Texas Literature & Language Symposium Symposium (aka “TexMoot”) on January 13, 2018, at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas. This one-day event will include flash-paper sessions, a panel of invited guests, a keynote address by The Tolkien Professor, creative presentations, and lots of time for fellowship (open mic, games, and of course conversation!).

The theme of this one-day symposium is “Stories for the Refreshment of the Spirit.” Visit the TexMoot site for the CALL FOR ACADEMIC PAPERS and CREATIVE PRESENTATIONS about healing in literature or applications of literature to real-life recovery.  Stay tuned to for announcements about special guest panelists, the event schedule, and evening festivities. We hope to see you there!

About Sørina Higgins

Sørina Higgins is a PhD student in English and Presidential Scholar at Baylor University. She also serves as Chair of the Language and Literature Department at Signum University, online. Her latest publication is an academic essay collection on "The Inklings and King Arthur" (Apocryphile Press, December 2017). Her interests include British Modernism, the Inklings, Arthuriana, theatre, and magic. She holds an M.A. from Middlebury College’s Bread Loaf School of English. Sørina blogs about British poet Charles Williams at The Oddest Inkling, wrote the introduction to a new edition of Williams’s "Taliessin through Logres" (Apocryphile, 2016), and edited Williams’s "The Chapel of the Thorn" (Apocryphile, 2014). As a creative writer, Sørina has published two books of poetry, "The Significance of Swans" (2007) and "Caduceus" (2012).
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2 Responses to Announcing TexMoot!

  1. David Llewellyn Dodds says:

    Sounds very attractive – any plans for publication/video recordings of things, for those of us unlikely to be able to be there – or is it early days, to ask about such things?


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