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De-Segregating Education in Texas, 1890-1971

A Common Experience Symposium


Texas State University
Thursday, March 5, 2015
LBJ Student Center Ballroom

Special Weather Notice:

Due to hazardous driving conditions, Texas State will delay opening of business operations until 12 noon (and start of classes until 12:30) on Thursday, March 5. Please check the Texas State homepage's "News and Announcements" for updates on other possible delays. The event schedule below has been adjusted accordingly.

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Schedule of Events — Updated Schedule with Delayed Opening

12:00 to 12:50 — Lunch

12:50 — Opening Remarks: Dr. Gene Bourgeois, Provost

1:00 to 2:00 — Panel

Philosophy of Segregated Education
Derrick Aldridge, University of Virginia
Traki Taylor, Bowie State University

2:00 to 3:15 — Panel

Segregating Mexican Americans in Texas
Miguel Guajardo, Texas State University
Richard Valencia, University of Texas
Dwight Watson, Texas State University

3:30 to 4:45 — Panel

De-Segregating Education in Texas
Amilcar Shabazz, University of Massachusetts at Amherst
Yvonne Davis Frear, Sam Houston State University
Joe Pratt, University of Houston

4:50 — Closing Remarks