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History Matters Conference: Celebrating a Century of Women's Suffrage

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San Jacinto College North Campus

5800 Uvalde Road

Fine Arts Building (Building 1)

Houston, TX 77049

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San Jacinto College presents "History Matters: Celebrating a Century of Women's Suffrage"

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History Matters is an annual interdisciplinary conference held at San Jacinto College – North Campus in Houston, TX. It was founded by Professor John Gillespie in 2016 with the goal of bringing together scholars from various fields to present a wide range of perspectives on important topics and themes in history. History Matters is proud to foster the presentation and exchange of ideas at San Jacinto College and surrounding communities.

Presenters for the 2020 Conference:

Keynote: Dr. Kimberly Hamlin, Miami University

"Free Thinker: Sex, Suffrage, and the Extraordinary Life of Helen Hamilton Gardener."

Dr. Nancy Beck Young, The University of Houston

'"Mr.' E.R. Garner? Gender Passing and Work on Capitol Hill in the Post Suffrage Era."

Dr. Abbie Grubb, San Jacinto College

“How Women Won the West: Manifest Destiny and the Women Suffrage Movement”

Dr. Lisa Mundey, The University of St. Thomas, Houston

“Anti-Militarism, Militarism, and Suffrage as a War Measure”

Dr. Teresa Van Hoy , The University of St. Mary's

"Project Design for SJC's 'Suffrage Centennial Commemoration'--a Speed Session"

Mr. Matthew Webb, Social Studies Curriculum Coordinator for Humble ISD

Mr. Webb will facilitate a TEA-approved educator workshop following the conference between 1 and 3 p.m.

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San Jacinto College North Campus

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Houston, TX 77049

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