Posted: 3/09/22

‘Diverse Cultures, Diverse Humanities’ Series Lecture on 'Polish Immigration to Texas'


Angelica Docog...lecture rescheduled to April 5.  

Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) has rescheduled the sixth installment of its Diverse Cultures, Diverse Humanities Lecture Series, a  virtual lecture on Polish immigration to Texas to Tuesday, April 5 at 7 p.m.  The original offering on Thursday, March 10 at 7 p.m. had to be postponed.

Angelica Docog, executive director of the Polish Heritage Center at Panna Maria, located in Panna Maria, TX, will present her lecture titled, "Polish Immigration to Texas." The virtual lecture is free and open to the public and will be offered via WebEx. To register, visit: https://go.tamiu.edu/diversity-docog 

“Diverse Cultures, Diverse Humanities” is a seven-part virtual speaker series sponsored by Humanities Texas and hosted by TAMIU.

The Series hopes to provide an ongoing conversation about issues connected to diversity and inclusion that brings top humanists and creative writers to share their experience and expertise with the community.

Guest lecturer Docog has been appointed by the Board of the Polish Heritage Center at Panna Maria Foundation as the first executive director of the Polish Heritage Center. She is the former executive director of the Institute of Texan Cultures, the university museum of The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA), March 2012 to June 2020, and is the first female, and Asian-Latina to lead the Institute of Texan Cultures.

Highly respected by peers in museum sciences and administration, educator, researcher, and museum administrator, Docog uses these skills in her work in public history, education, and community engagement. She is committed to providing educational opportunities on American cultural history, and the role of the material culture and historic sites in shaping the historical narrative for the public to better understand history.

Docog is a member of the board of directors of the San Antonio Women’s Chamber of Commerce, Philippine American Chamber of Commerce, and Bexar County Historical Commission. She is also a member of the Catholic Charities Refugee Advisory Board.

In addition, she was the co-chair of the City of San Antonio’s Tricentennial History and Education Committee. Docog is a past member of the Smithsonian Institution Affiliates advisory board and past chair of the Latino Committee of the American Alliance of Museums and the Asian Pacific Committee of the American Alliance of Museums.

For more information, please contact TAMIU's Office of Public Relations, Marketing and Information Services at 956.326.2180, email prmis@tamiu.edu or visit offices located in the Sue and Radcliffe Killam Library, room 268.