Spring 2019 Events
Battle of San Jacinto Symposium
April 6, 2019
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
This annual, one-day, Battle of San Jacinto Symposium is the preeminent conference on the Texas Revolutionary era. It is a forum for promoting public awareness and scholarship about the Mexican colonial era in Texas (1821-1835), the Texas Revolution (1835-1836), the Battle of San Jacinto (1836), and the Republic of Texas (1836-1845). These pivotal years, mark the transition from Spanish and Mexican sovereignty to independent Texas and annexation to the United States. The theme of the 2019 Symposium is “Women and the Texas Revolution”, and it is sponsored by the Strake Foundation and the University of Houston (Downtown).
Celebration of Dr. Chism's Latest Publication
April 11, 2019 at 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm in front of the O'Kane Gallery in the UHD Welcome Center
The Department of History, Humanities, & Languages will celebrate the publication of Dr. Jonathan Chism's new book, Saints in the Struggle: Church of God in Christ Activists in the Memphis Civil Rights Movement, 1954–1968. Please indicate whether you can attend. Refreshments provided. Copies of Dr. Chism's book are available for purchase and his signature.
History 1305 Signature Assignment Bash!
19th Century Slavery Primary Resources
April 3, 2019
A436 at 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm, hosted by Dr. Allen
April 4, 2019
A436 at 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm, hosted by Dr. Ryden
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Land, Liberty, & Water in Mexico
A Talk by Dr. Salvador Salinas
October 30, 2018
Noon, in GSB 307 - Milam and Travis Room
Lunch provided, first come, first served. Free and open to the public. Raffle prizes-win a signed copy of his new book. Contact
firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Co-sponsored by the Dept. of History, Humanities, and Languages.
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