Mapping the Movimiento: A self-guided tour
September 15 - October 15, 2021 | Any Time
UTSA Libraries and the Institute of Texan Cultures present “Mapping the Movimiento,” a self-guided tour highlighting key sites in San Antonio that contributed to the Mexican American Civil Rights movement. Using GIS technology on your smartphone, this interactive map will take you to 15 locations on the city’s historic West Side that tell the story of Mexican American activism.
Featuring images and research from UTSA Special Collections, the tour is narrated by John Phillip Santos, University Distinguished Scholar in Mestizo Cultural Studies at UTSA.
To start the tour, visit one of the links above.
About the Narrator
John Phillip Santos is an author, filmmaker, journalist, and speaker. The first Latino elected as a Rhodes scholar, John has published three books and produced over forty documentaries for CBS News and PBS. He currently serves as University Distinguished Scholar in Mestizo Cultural Studies at UTSA, teaching in the Honors College where his work focuses on developing a “Borderlands Humanities” pedagogy that foregrounds the uniquely mestizo character of San Antonio and the epic narrative of Texas.