San Jacinto Symposium: Program

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2019 San Jacinto Symposium – “Women and the Texas Revolution”

Friday, April 5
6:30-8:30 pm
 
Patrons Dinner
A gathering of the speakers, San Jacinto Conservancy members, and select guests. Dinner and libations at a private home in River Oaks. Complimentary valet parking provided.
 
 
Saturday, April 6
University of Houston-Downtown
 
8:30-9:00 am
CHECK-IN
On-site registration
Visit exhibitors
 
9:00-9:15 am
WELCOME and INTRODUCTION
TSHA CEO Frank de la Teja, Ph.D.
Moderated by James E. Crisp, Ph.D.
 
 
9:15-9:45 am
Sister, Do Not Be Afraid: Women of the Alamo, 1836 
Bruce Winders, Ph.D.
 
9:45-10:00 am
BREAK
 
10:00-10:30 am
Tejanas on the Goliad-Victoria Frontier
Caroline Castillo Crimm, Ph.D. 
 
10:30-11:00 am
Displaced: Women in the Runaway Scrape of 1836
Paula Marks, Ph.D.
 
11:00-11:15 am
BREAK
 
11:15-11:45 am
Women at the Battle of San Jacinto
Jeff Dunn, J.D.
 
11:45 am-12:00 pm
Q&A
 
12:00-1:15 pm
Claiming the Revolution: Texan Women in History and Public Memory
Mary Scheer, Ph.D.
Presentation and Lunch
 
1:30 pm
Buses depart for tour of the San Jacinto Battlefield*

NOTICE: The Battleground Tour has been postponed due to unforeseen circumstance.  For more information, please see this notification letter from Dr. Frank de la Teja.

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