History Matters

History Matters Conference

4th Annual History Matters Conference

“Dimensions of Freedom in 19th Century America”


history matters conference 2019Friday, February 22, 2019
8 a.m. - noon

San Jacinto College North
Fine Arts Building

5800 Uvalde Road
Houston, Texas 77049

Keynote Address

Dr. Eric Foner, Columbia University
The Second Founding: How the Civil War and Reconstruction Forged a Constitutional Revolution


History Matters is an annual interdisciplinary conference held at San Jacinto College – North Campus in Houston, TX. It was founded by Professor John Gillespie in 2016 with the goal of bringing together scholars from various fields to present a wide range of perspectives on important topics and themes in history. History Matters is proud to foster the presentation and exchange of ideas at San Jacinto College and surrounding communities.

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For more information about the conference, please contact:

John Gillespie