Brazos Forum 2017

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

“Seaport Cities – Then and Now”

8:15am – 9:00am Registration
Complimentary Coffee/Tea & Book Sale
9:00am – 9:15am Welcome and Introductions
9:15am – 10:15am Jennifer Van Horn, PhD
“From Wharves, to Exchange Buildings, to Dressing Tables: Forming American Identity in Colonial Port Cities”
10:15am -10:45am Complimentary Coffee/Tea/ Book Sale
10:45am – 10:55am Welcome Back
10:55am – 11:55am Emily A. Murphy, PhD
“Salem, Massachusetts – So Much More Than Witches”
12:00pm – 1:15pm Musical Interlude: Songs associated with our seaport cities will be presented by internationally-known soprano, Dr. Bronwen Forbay, an Assistant Professor of Voice and Opera at McLennan Commun-ity College.  Joining Dr. Forbay will be outstanding vocal students from MCC.

Luncheon follows on Mezzanine of the Mayborn Museum

1:15pm – 1:25pm Welcome Back
1:25pm – 2:30pm L. Craig Roberts, AIA
“Mardi Gras in Mobile”
2:30pm – 3:00pm Complimentary beverages
Book Sale
3:00pm – 3:20pm Dr. David Smith, Sr. Lecturer in American History at Baylor University, will offer Concluding Remarks
Open Until 4:00pm Book Sale