Symposium Gallery

2021 Symposium – Myths, Mysteries, and Misunderstandings of San Jacinto

Part 1 – 2021 San Jacinto Symposium, Myths, Mysteries, and Misunderstandings of San Jacinto

Introduction,  Jeff Dunn, Vice President of SJBA
The Infernal Kind of Book:  The Venomous Pamphlet that shook the Texas Republic, Stephen L. Hardin, Ph.D.
The Cannons of San Jacinto, James Woodrick
Recollections of a Mexico-Texan Patriot:  Antonio Menchaca Remembers the San Jacinto Campaign, Jesus F. de la Teja, Ph.D.

Part 2 – 2021 San Jacinto Symposium, Myths, Mysteries, and Misunderstandings of San Jacinto

The Man Who Wasn’t There:  Herman Ehrenberg Tells the Stories of the Alamo and San Jacinto, James Crisp, Ph.D.
Monument and Memory in Texas History:  From Sacred Site to Martial Symbol, Sam Haynes, Ph.D.
Q&A with the speakers, Jeff Dunn

2019 Symposium – Women and the Texas Revolution

Part 1 – 2019 San Jacinto Symposium, Women and the Texas Revolution

Displaced: Women in the Runaway Scrape of 1836. Paula Marks, Ph.D.
Tejanas on the Goliad-Victoria Frontier. Caroline Castillo Crimm, Ph.D
Sister, Do Not Be Afraid: Women of the Alamo, 1836. Bruce Winders paper read by Frank de la Teja, Ph.D.
Women at the Battle of San Jacinto. Jeff Dunn, J.D.

Part 2 – 2019 San Jacinto Symposium, Women and the Texas Revolution

Claiming the Revolution: Texas Women in History and Public Memory. Mary Scheer, Ph.D.

2018 Symposium – The Texas Revolution in Film

Part 1 – 2018 Symposium, The Texas Revolution in Film

The Depiction of the Battle of San Jacinto in the Movies. Frank Thompson, film maker and historian
The Possibilities and Pitfalls of Fictionalizing The Texas Revolution, From Gates of the Alamo to Texas Rising. Stephen Harrigan, author.

Part 2 – 2018 Symposium, The Texas Revolution in Film

The Various Depictions of Davy Crockett. Paul Andrew Hutton, Ph.D.
Tribute to Jan Devault. Jeff Dunn and Elizabeth Whitlow
Presentation by Denton Florian, MBA
Tales of Making and Advising on the 2004 Movie, The Alamo. Stephen L. Hardin, Ph.D., Alan C. Huffines, M.A., Michael Corenblith, M.A.

2017 Symposium – San Jacinto: The Victory That Gave Us Texas

Part 1 – 2017 Symposium, San Jacinto, The Victory that gave us Texas!

A Fresh Look at San Jacinto, The Mexican Perspective. Dr. Gregg Dimmick
San Jacinto, The Experience of Battle. Dr. Steve Hardin

Part 2 – 2017 Symposium, San Jacinto, The Victory that gave us Texas!

Andrew Briscoe and the Harris Family During the San Jacinto Campaign. Dr. Laura McLemore
The Legends and Legacy of San Jacinto. J.D. Bryan

2016 Symposium -African Americans in Texas History: From Spanish-Colonial Times to Annexation

Part I – African Americans in Texas History: From Spanish-Colonial Times to Annexation

Joe Edd Nelson, President, San Jacinto Battleground Conservancy
Merline Pitre, PhD, Texas Southern University
James E. Crisp, PhD, North Carolina State Universtiy
The Afro-Hispanic Experience in Spanish Texas. Frank de la Teja, PhD, Texas State University.
The 1804 Insurrection from Riviere Aux Cannes. Rolonda Teal, PhD student, Stephen F. Austin State University

Part 2 -African Americans in Texas History: From Spanish-Colonial Times to Annexation

King Cotton, Afro-Texans, and the Origins of Texas Plantation Society. Andrew Torget, PhD, University of North Texas

Part 3African Americans in Texas History: From Spanish-Colonial Times to Annexation

Graham Painter, Co-Chairman of the San Jacinto Symposium Committee.
Rededicating Emancipation Park. Algenita Scott-Davis
Bringing Joe to Life. Special Luncheon Address. Lee Spencer White
Frank de la Teja, PhD, Texas State University
Emilty D. West at the Battle of San Jacinto – Was the “Yellow Rose” Really in Santa Anna’s Tent? Jeff Dunn, Advisory Director, San Jacinto Battleground Conservancy.

Part 4African Americans in Texas History: From Spanish-Colonial Times to Annexation

Slavery, Slaves, and Free African-Americans in The Texas Revolution and Republic. Alwyn Barr, PhD, Texas Tech University.

2015 Symposium – A Clash of Cultures – American Indians in Spanish, Mexican and Anglo Texas History

Part IA Clash of Cultures – American Indians in Spanish, Mexican and Anglo Texas History

Jan DeVault, President

Introduction. James E. Crisp, PhD, North Carolina State University & Frank de la Teja, PhD, Texas State University
Indian Sovereignty and a Clash of Nations. Juliana Barr, PhD, University of Florida

Part 2A Clash of Cultures – American Indians in Spanish, Mexican and Anglo Texas History

Jacksonian Indian Policy and the Texas Republic. F. Todd Smith, PhD, University of North Texas

Part 3A Clash of Cultures – American Indians in Spanish, Mexican and Anglo Texas History

Immigrant Tribes of Texas and the Fight for Land. Sheri Shuck-Hall, Christopher Newport University

Part 4A Clash of Cultures – American Indians in Spanish, Mexican and Anglo Texas History

Introductions. Graham Painter, Chairman, San Jacinto Symposium Committee
Special Luncheon Address. Jeff Dunn, Advisory Director, San Jacinto Battleground Conservancy
Uneasy Allies: Lipan Apaches and the Republic of Texas, Thomas Britten, PhD, University of Texas-Brownsville

Part 5 A Clash of Cultures – American Indians in Spanish, Mexican and Anglo Texas History

War of a Thousand Deserts: Comanches, The Texas Revolution and the U.S. – Mexican War. Brian DeLay, PhD, University of California at Berkeley.

Part 6A Clash of Cultures – American Indians in Spanish, Mexican and Anglo Texas History

Cynthia Ann Parker and the Comanche-Anglo Collision in Texas. Paul Carlson, PhD, Texas Tech University