2021 – 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.
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 – 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.
Claiming the Revolution: Texas Women in History and Public Memory. Mary Scheer, Ph.D.
2018 – 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.
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 – 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
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 -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
King Cotton, Afro-Texans, and the Origins of Texas Plantation Society. Andrew Torget, PhD, University of North Texas
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.
Slavery, Slaves, and Free African-Americans in The Texas Revolution and Republic. Alwyn Barr, PhD, Texas Tech University.
2015 – A 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
Jacksonian Indian Policy and the Texas Republic. F. Todd Smith, PhD, University of North Texas
Immigrant Tribes of Texas and the Fight for Land. Sheri Shuck-Hall, Christopher Newport University
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
War of a Thousand Deserts: Comanches, The Texas Revolution and the U.S. – Mexican War. Brian DeLay, PhD, University of California at Berkeley.
Cynthia Ann Parker and the Comanche-Anglo Collision in Texas. Paul Carlson, PhD, Texas Tech University