Sunday Speaker Series Online

The Sunday Speaker Series is currently online. Presentations are scheduled Sunday at 2 p.m. and aired on Facebook Live. Recordings will become available on Facebook and here. Please enjoy.

Sunday Speaker Series Online: Ranching Recuerdos (November 22, 2020)

Panelists: Lilia Garcia, Melissa Guerra and Jesus Muñoz

Sunday Speaker Series Online: Reflections on the 1963 NAIA National Championship (November 8, 2020)

Panelists: Marty Urand, Paul Friddle, Joe Karam, Jim Harter, Gorden Foetster, Jim McGurk, Jim Board, Walter Yates Jr., Vinnie Marino

Sunday Speaker Series Online: Reflecting on Día de los Muertos – Life, Healing and Family (October 25, 2020)

Presenter: Servando Hinojosa

Sunday Speaker Series Online: Half a Century on the Court – A Conversation with Basketball Coaching Legend Robert Capello (October 18, 2020)

Presenter: Robert Capello

Sunday Speaker Series Online: Taking South Texas Art to the World – Perspectives from Valley Artists (October 4, 2020)

Panelists: Valente Rodriguez, Andrea Guajardo and David Rice

Sunday Speaker Series Online: The Escuelitas of South Texas: An Educational History (September 27, 2020)

Presenter: Philis M. Barragán Goetz

Sunday Speaker Series Online: The Story of the 1970 San Juan Plane Crash (September 13, 2020)

Presenter: Joseph Fox

Sunday Speaker Series Online: The Phantom Zone and Other Stories – An Author’s Talk (August 23, 2020)

Presenter: José Alaniz

Sunday Speaker Series Online: A History of the Valley’s LGBTQ+ Community (August 9, 2020)

Presenter: Gabriel Sanchez

Sunday Speaker Series Online: Incarcerating Mexican Immigrants in South Texas, 1929-1930 (August 2, 2020)

Presenter: Cristina Salinas

Sunday Speaker Series Online: Adela Sloss-Vento of San Juan and Edinburg: Major Tejana Civil Rights Activist and Feminist, 1927-1990 (July 12, 2020)

Presenter: Dr. Cynthia Orozco

Check out the PowerPoint presentation here.

Sunday Speaker Series Online: History of The Bryan House (June 28, 2020)

Presenter: Ariel P. King

Visit The Bryan House website here.

Sunday Speaker Series Online: 1910 and the Making of a Border Hero: Jacinto Treviño (June 14, 2020)

Presenter: Daniel García Ordaz

Read Daniel García Ordaz’s article “Will the Real Jacinto Treviño Please Stand Up?” here.

Sunday Speaker Series Online: Contextualizing George Floyd – A South Texas Perspective (June 7, 2020)

Panelists: Dr. Beverly Ashley-Fridie; Dr. Alberto Rodriguez; Roseann Bacha-Garza

Click here for resources on African American and Mexican American history.

Sunday Speaker Series Online: Ranch Life in Hidalgo Country After 1850 (May 31, 2020)

Presenter: Robert Ramírez

Sunday Speaker Series Online: Bandits by the Border – The Mexican Revolution in the Rio Grande Valley (May 17, 2020)

Presenter: Gabriel Ozuna