Academics • History • West Texas Symposium and Journal of History

Date, Presentations for 2015 Symposium and Journal

enews historysymposiumThe third West Texas Symposium of History will be held in Room 101 of the Marie Hall Academic Building on the Midland College campus in Midland, Texas, on March 28, 2015, beginning at 8:00 a.m. The registration fee is $2.50 for students (ID required) and $5.00 for others. All registered persons will receive a free copy of the West Texas Journal of History.

Papers may cover any subject in a historical perspective – traditional history, political science, literature, philosophy, and the teaching of these areas. The West Texas Journal and Symposium of History is designed to showcase faculty at community colleges and lower division branches of universities in the Greater West Texas region. The Journal is refereed.

The presentations for the 2015 symposium are:
William Morris "Jacksonian Politics"
Frank DeLaO - "Merging of Fears: Communism, Immigration and Xenophobia"
Chris Buck - "The History of Fracking"

The planned schedule is:
8:00 a.m. to Noon - Registration
9:00 a.m. - Introduction and opening remarks by William Morris, Henry Professor of History at Midland College
9:15 a.m. to Noon - Papers and questions from audience

For more information, please contact:
William G. Morris, Henry Professor of History
Midland College, 3600 N. Garfield, Midland, TX 79705
(432) 685-6810 •

enews westTXhistoryjournalPast Symposium Journals Available Online

 2014 West Texas Journal of History (Adobe .pdf file) 

 2013 West Texas Journal of History (Adobe .pdf file) 

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