Sat, Sep 16|
Jovita Idar IN-PERSON Symposium
Learn about the remarkable life of Jovita Idar at this one day symposium!
Time & Location
Sep 16, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM CDT
San Antonio, 600 Soledad St, San Antonio, TX 78205, USA
About the event
LIMITED IN-PERSON SEATING
In-person seating is limited! Please only RSVP for in-person seating if you will attend in person at the San Antonio Central Library. Register for online live-streaming at https://jovita-virtual-symposium.eventbrite.com
Saturday, September 16, 2023
Learn about the remarkable life of Jovita Idar, a civil rights trailblazer, journalist, nurse, educator, and translator at this free day-long symposium.
The symposium will feature panels exploring Jovita's impact on journalism, education, and how we understand the history of the Texas-Mexican border. The Symposium will live stream from San Antonio, Texas!
- Autographs from the Jovita Idár Quarter artist John McGraw
- Reflections on Latinas in Journalism from Jovita's Era to Today
- Jovita's Frontera: Life on the Texas-Mexico Border in the Early 20th Century
- The Life of Jovita Idár
- Presentation of Student Art Contest Winners
- Musical performance by Panfilo’s Güera
Congressman Joaquin Castro • Tey Marianna Nunn • Maggie Rivas-Rodriguez • Cecilia Balli • Norma Martinez • John Morán González • Monica Muñoz Martinez • Leah LaGrone • Sonia Hernández • Gabriela González y más!
Thank you to our event sponsors!