About the Project




In February 2013, a group of professors met at the National Association of Chicano Chicana Studies Tejas Foco in San Antonio, Texas to discuss strategies for commemorating the centennial of the period of widespread, state sanctioned anti-Mexican violence on the Texas-Mexico border (1910-20). In collaboration with Texas residents who have conducted research and maintained invaluable archives, Refusing to Forget is a multifaceted project that seeks to incite public conversations through efforts such as: museum and online exhibits, historical marker unveilings, lectures, and curricular materials for public school teachers.

Ongoing Efforts

  • Exhibit at Bullock Museum (2016)
  • Traveling Exhibit
  • Encyclopedia Entries for Handbook of Tejano History
  • Applications for Texas Historical Markers
  • Unveiling Ceremonies for Texas Historical Markers
  • Public Lectures
  • Media/Publicity