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From: Southwestern Historical Quarterly
Volume 117, Number 1, July 2013
pp. 69-88 | 10.1353/swh.2013.0080

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Annual Meeting Sponsorship

The Texas State Historical Association’s Annual Meeting offers numerous attractions—sessions at which scholars present new historical research, awards luncheons and the presidential banquet, and an exciting auction of rare Texana. Are you or someone you know presenting in a session? Are the events and banquets a highlight of the meeting? Please consider becoming an Annual Meeting sponsor today to receive marketing exposure for you or your organization, recognize a friend or colleague, and receive a tax deduction. Your support will help the Association keep registration costs low for attendees.

Sponsorship opportunities, ranging from $500 to $25,000 are available now. Individuals, institutions, university departments, and organizations can receive marketing exposure at the 118th Annual Meeting by becoming a session sponsor at $500. Session sponsors will receive two complimentary meeting registrations as well as recognition on the inside cover and session listing of the TSHA Annual Meeting Program, on the TSHA website, in the session at the meeting, and in the Association’s quarterly newsletter, the Riding Line. For a full list of sponsorship opportunities and benefits, please visit www.TSHAonline.org.

Not sure how you want to support the meeting? Contact Cristina Rodriguez at 940-369-5238 or Cristina.Rodriguez@TSHAonline.org to discuss custom sponsorship packages.

New President


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New TSHA President Gregg Cantrell.

Gregg Cantrell holds the Erma and Ralph Lowe Chair in Texas History at Texas Christian University. He earned his Ph.D. at Texas A&M University in 1988 and taught at Sam Houston State University, Hardin-Simmons University, and the University of North Texas before heading to TCU in 2003. His books include Stephen F. Austin, Empresario of Texas (Yale University Press, 1999) and Kenneth and John B. Rayner and the Limits of Southern Dissent (University of Illinois Press, 1993). Cantrell’s essay “The Bones of Stephen F. Austin: History and Memory in Progressive-Era Texas,” won the 2004 H. Bailey Carroll Award for that year’s best article in the Southwestern Historical Quarterly. He is a member of Texas Institute of Letters, the Philosophical Society of Texas, and the advisory board of the TCU Press. He also edits TCU press’s Texas Biography Series. His current research interest involves populism in Texas, as can be seen in his recent essay “The Roots of Southern Progressivism: Texas Populists and the Rise of a Reform Coalition in Milam County,” which appears in This Corner of Canaan: Essays on Texas in Honor of Randolph B. Campbell (University of North Texas Press, 2013), and a forthcoming article on San Antonio Populism in the Journal of American History.

New Second Vice President

Lynn Denton is the Director of the Public History Program in the Department of History at Texas State University-San Marcos. She received her PhD from the University of Texas at Austin, and her most recent research topics are collectors and collecting, material culture, and representation and the mediation of meaning in museums. Dr. Denton is the founding director of the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum in Austin and was awarded the Texas Association of Museums President’s Award in 2007. A member of the Philosophical Society of Texas, she also holds memberships in the National Council on Public History, American Association for State and Local History, American Association of Museums, and Texas Association of Museums.

New Board Members

Jessica Brannon-Wranosky is an assistant professor of history at Texas A&M University-Commerce. She received her Ph.D. in history from the University of North Texas. Her research and teaching interests are in southern, Texas, women’s suffrage, and civil rights history as well as digital humanities applications.

Brannon-Wranosky’s work has appeared in regional and national academic journals, anthologies, and a variety of online digital publications and exhibits. Most recently, her research was featured in This Corner of Canaan: Essays on Texas in Honor of Randolph B. Campbell (University of North Texas Press, 2013) and in forthcoming essays in Texas Women/American Women: Their Lives and Times (University of Georgia Press) and Writing Texas History: A Guide to the History of the Lone Star State (University of Oklahoma Press). Her current...



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