Texas A&M University-Kingsville

South Texas Archives Presents Symposium on Plan de San Diego

KINGSVILLE - April 01, 2010

Contact: Julie Navejar
julie.navejar@tamuk.edu or 361.593.2590

The South Texas Archives and the history department at Texas A&M University-Kingsville will host a symposium, from 3 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 6, in room 119 in Hill Hall. The program, Documenting the Plan de San Diego: Seeking Insights-Recovering History, is open to the public.

Speakers include:

Dr. Benjamin Johnson, associate professor of history and associate director of the Clements Center for Southwest Studies at Southern Methodist University who will talk about Unearthing the Hidden Histories of a Borderlands Rebellion

Dr. John Weber, visiting assisting professor in the department of history at Texas A&M-Kingsville who will talk about The District Deputy Supreme Dictator for Texas Will Lead You Astray: Reading Anglo Fears and Racial Violence in Early Twentieth Century South Texas

Miriam Villanueva, a senior history and political science major and McNair Scholar from Texas A&M-Kingsville who will talk about Oppression and Violence Along the Border: Newspaper editorials about the Plan De San Deigo.

For more information, call 361-593-2776.

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