The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 96, July 1992 - April, 1993 Page: 576
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Southwestern Historical Quarterly
The 1994 TSHA annual meeting will be held in Austin at the Stouffer
Hotel, March 3-5, 1994. Our recent successful annual meeting in Hous-
ton is just behind us, but we're already making plans for next year. Our
Austin meetings are always fun and well attended, so mark 1994's meet-
ing on your calendar now and plan to come.
The South Texas Ranching Heritage Association will hold a South
Texas Ranching Heritage Festival on the campus of Texas A&I Universi-
ty on May 7-8. This festival will include, among other events, a ranching
trade show, an old-timers' rodeo, a barbecue and dance, and a museum
exhibition on ranching in South Texas. The celebration will also include
the presentation of a series of scholarly papers on ranching in South
Texas (south of San Antonio), which the South Texas Ranching Her-
itage Association anticipates publishing. For more information, contact
Bruce S. Cheeseman, King Ranch Archives, Kingsville 78364-1090;
512/595-1881, or Joe S. Graham, Department of Psychology and Sociol-
ogy, Texas A&I University, Kingsville 78363; 512/595-2701.
The dramatic story of Texas since the Civil War is the theme of this
year's Institute of Texas Studies, an interdisciplinary study program for
elementary, junior high school, and senior high school teachers, muse-
um educators, and others seeking a deeper understanding of the Texas
experience. Sponsored by the Department of History, the College of
Liberal Arts, and the Center for Studies in Texas History at the Universi-
ty of Texas at Austin in cooperation with the TSHA, the institute will ex-
amine in broad perspective the history, art, architecture, literature,
music, and other aspects of Texas from the Civil War.
Distinguished scholars will lecture at each session, tracing Texas from
the turmoil of Reconstruction and the era of the cowboy to the urban-
ization and prosperity that followed World War II. To add dimension to
the institute experience, cultural, architectural, and urban historians
will also examine how these forces influenced cultural and aesthetic ex-
pression in the Lone Star State. And finally, an experienced teacher will
demonstrate a host of teaching strategies designed to show how the con-
tent learned at the institute can be implemented in the classroom.
Teachers attending the institute for the first two weeks, from June 7
to June 18, will receive eighty hours of advanced academic training
(AAT) or in-service credit. Following the two weeks of lectures, a third
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