Activism and Erasure in 20th Century Mexican American Education in Central and South Texas

When 9:00 AM Friday, March 3, 2023

Session Chair Jonna Perrillo, University of Texas at El Paso

Presentations by Philis M. Barragán Goetz, “Education as a Vehicle for Activism and Scholarship: Jovita González’s Years as an Educator in Corpus Christi, Texas, 1940-1967,” Texas A&M University-San Antonio; Allison Raven, "'The Community Has Spoken': Mexican American Erasure and Ending Desegregation in Austin, Texas," Duke University; William Angus Mcleod, "Give with One Hand, Take with the Other: Educational Bureaucracy, the Gilmer-Aikin Laws, and the Mexican American Community," University of Pennsylvania