Oct 03 2020
Westside History Symposium

Westside History Symposium

Presented by Esperanza Peace and Justice Center at Online/Virtual Space

Speakers include: Cristina Ballí, Sergio & Melinda Iruegas, Dr. Gabriela González, Lee Reyna & Steve Tillotson, María Antonietta Berriozábal, Dr. Antonia Castañeda and Graciela I. Sánchez. This event will be live streamed through Facebook and YouTube on Saturday, October 3 at 9am CST.



The Esperanza Peace and Justice Center and Westside Preservation Alliance (WPA) launched the Emma Tenayuca Speaker Series, formerly called the Westside Community History & Preservation Speaker Series, in 2018 to highlight innovative work in community history, historic preservation, and social justice. The series features short lectures by historians, planners, preservationists, and other experts followed by an open discussion in which community members are encouraged to make connections between the presentation and current issues facing San Antonio’s diverse communities.

Symposium Agenda:

9:00am-Welcome- Cristina Ballí & Dr. Sarah Zenaida Gould

9:15am-A Historical and Archaeological Overview of the Westside- Sergio & Melinda Iruegas

10:00am-Carolina Munguía and Emma Tenayuca: The Politics of Benevolence and Radical Reform- Dr. Gabriela González

10:45am-Significant Architecture of the Westside- Lee Reyna & Steve Tillotson

11:30pm-History of City Policy in the Westside & Current Policy Challenges- María Antonietta Berriozábal

12:15pm-History of the Westside Preservation Alliance & Current
Preservation Challenges- Dr. Antonia Castañeda & Graciela I. Sánchez


Dates & Times

2020/10/03 - 2020/10/03

Location Info

Online/Virtual Space