Center of Mexican American Studies
Center of Mexican American Studies

Panel Discussion: Texas and the Mexican Independence Movement

Wed, May 5, 2010 | Mexican American Cultural Center, 601 River Street, Austin, Texas

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

"Many Mexicos, 1810-2010: Texas and the Mexican Independence Movement"

Join us for a panel examination of the importance of Mexican independence in the history of Texas.  Featured speakers include Andrés Tijerina, Martha Cotera, and Emilio Zamora.  Free and open to the public.  Reception to follow.

Many Mexicos, 1810-2010 is a year-long series of events to mark the bicentennial of Mexican Independence (1810) and the centennial of the Mexican Revolution (1910).  An international group of scholars will address key topics related to economic development, independence and nation-state formation, religion, indigenous peoples, and the politics of commemoration from multiple perspectives.

For more information, contact the Mexican Center at (512) 232-2423.

Sponsored by: The Department of History; the Center for Mexican American Studies; the Mexican Center; and the Teresa Lozano Long Institute for Latin American Studies

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