German-Black Relations in Texas

When 9:00 AM Saturday, March 2, 2024

Session Chair James Kearney, University of Texas at Austin

Presentations by David Huenlich, “Why Matt Gaines Learned Texas German: Afro-German Relations in the 19th Century through the Lens of a Black Republican’s Life,” Katholische Universität Eichstätt-Ingolstadt; Jana Weiss, “Ethnic Memory Culture as Performances of Whiteness? German Texans and African Americans after the Civil War,” University of Texas at Austin; Walter Kamphoefner, “Harry Wurzbach, the Last Protagonist of Black and Tan Republicanism,” Texas A&M University College Station