The Alamo to host a lecture with historians from Mexico and the U.S. on the convergence of cultures in the Texas Revolution
SAN ANTONIO — As the Alamo commemorates the 183rd anniversary of the Battle of the Alamo, we are excited to invite you to Historians Speak: Convergence of Cultures in the Texas Revolution.
This special lecture will examine how the experiences and history of the people of Texas, Mexico and the United States converge to create a deeper understanding of the Texas Revolution. This establishes a historical context for the events and historical figures associated with the conflict, including context for; Anglo colonization, the politics of Mexico, and the Battle of the Alamo. Our historian panel for this event includes:
- Miguel Soto, Ph.D., Professor of Mexican History at Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
- Andrew Torget, Associate Professor of History at the University of North Texas.
- Gregg Dimmick, Ph.D., author of Sea of Mud: The Retreat of the Mexican Army after San Jacinto.
After the lecture, there will be a Q&A session with the historians.
This event is free and open to the public. The public can register here. The media is encouraged to attend.
For image and video, see our Commemoration media kit at thealamo.org/alamo19media.
WHO: Local media and public.
WHAT: Historians Speak: Convergence of Cultures in the Texas Revolution
WHEN: Thursday, Feb. 28 from 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
WHERE: The Alamo, in Alamo Hall.
This is just one of over 30 events special events at the Alamo during Commemoration, from Feb. 23 through March 6. We invite the public and the press to join us for Commemoration. Click here to view a full list of Commemoration events.
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