Houston teachers gather on the University of Houston campus. All photos on this page by Humanities Texas.
Gordon S. Wood, Alva O. Way University Professor and Professor of History Emeritus at Brown University, gives the keynote address, "Empire of Liberty."
Humanities Texas board member Leslie D. Blanton welcomes teachers and scholars to the Houston institute.
Raúl Ramos, associate professor of history at the University of Houston, speaks about the Spanish and Mexican borderlands.
Rebecca Goetz, assistant professor of history at Rice University, discusses pre-revolutionary British America.
James Kirby Martin, Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen University Professor of History at the University of Houston, shares insights on the revolutionary era.
Charles Flanagan, director of educational programs at the Center for Legislative Archives at the National Archives, talks about resources for teaching the Bill or Rights.
Raúl Ramos leads a primary source workshop.
Rebecca Goetz and Patty Carr examine primary sources from the pre-revolutionary era.
James Kirby Martin discusses documents from the revolutionary era with Jessica Rodriguez.
Gordon S. Wood analyzes the Constitution with Christine Falzon.
Charles Flanagan with Brenda Foley-Lucas (left) and Corazon Flores (center).
Daniel M. Feller, Betty Lynn Hendrickson Professor of History and editor/director of The Papers of Andrew Jackson at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, discusses Jacksonian democracy.
Kathleen Brosnan, associate professor of history at the University of Houston, speaks about westward expansion.
Alexander X. Byrd, associate professor of history at Rice University, shares insights about slavery and early American history.
John Barr, assistant professor of history at Lone Star College-Kingwood, and Ira Lee Berlet, history teacher and social studies department chair at Houston's Memorial High School, share best practices for using primary sources.
Daniel M. Feller leads a primary source workshop. Ernie Vela listens.
Alexander X. Byrd shares primary sources related to slavery.
John Barr lectures on teaching the memory of the Civil War.
Eric Walther, associate professor of history at the University of Houston, discusses the dissolution of the Union.
Rebecca Sharpless, associate professor of history at Texas Christian University, speaks about nineteenth-century women's movements.
Michael Les Benedict, professor emeritus of history at The Ohio State University, gives a lunch presentation on Reconstruction.
Teachers take notes in Houston.