Clements Center Evening Lecture Series

Clements Center Evening Lecture Series

During the academic year the Clements Center organizes evening lectures for members of the community, SMU faculty, staff, and students who are interested in topics related to the Texas, the American Southwest and the U.S.-Mexico borderlands. Presentations are wide-ranging and interdisciplinary, often reporting on current research, recent publications, or new exhibitions 


Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Book Prize Winner -  Andrew J. Torget

The David J. Weber-Clements Prize for the Best Non-Fiction Book on Southwestern America

5:30 pm reception followed by 6:00 lecture
McCord Auditorium, Dallas Hall, 3225 University


Monday, October 24, 2016

Why Standing Rock Matters: Can Oil and Water Mix?

5:30 reception followed by 6:00 forum
Crum Auditorium, Collins Executive Building, 3150 Binkley Avenue


Thursday, November 10, 2016

Mark Spence

From the Redwood Forests: Restoration and the Brave New Politics of National Parks and Public Lands

5:30 pm reception followed by 6:00 lecture 
McCord Auditorium, Dallas Hall, 3225 University


Tuesday, January 24, 2017

T.J. Stiles, Two-time Pulitzer Prize Winner

Custer’s Trials: A Life on the Frontier of a New America

5:30 pm reception followed by 6:00 lecture and book signing
McCord Auditorium, Dallas Hall, 3225 University Blvd. SMU


Wedensday, February 1, 2017

Wayne Cornelius

Mass Politics of Immigration

5:30 pm reception followed by 6:00 lecture and book signing
Elizabeth Perkins Prothro Hall, 5901 Bishop Blvd., SMU


Tuesday, February 7, 2017

William DeBuys,Conservationist/Historian/Writer

Asian Journeys and Universal Dilemmas

5:00 to 6:00 pm
Dedman LifeSciences Building, 6501 Airline Court, Room 132, SMU


Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Eric Meeks, Clements Senior Fellow for the Study of Southwestern America

Bridges and Barricades: A History of the U.S.-Mexico Border

5:30 pm reception followed by 6:00 lecture 
McCord Auditorium, Dallas Hall, 3225 University Blvd., SMU


Thursday, March 30, 2017

Marla Fields, documentary filmmaker

Frank Reaugh: Pastel Poet of the Texas Plains

5:30 pm comments from the filmmake followed by documentary viewing
Smith Auditorium, Meadows Museum, 5900 Bishop Blvd., SMU


Monday, April 17, 2017

Kelly Lytle Hernandez, UCLA

City of Inmates: Conquest, Rebellion, and the Rise of Human Caging in Los Angeles, 1771-1965

5:30 pm reception followed by 6:00 lecture 
McCord Auditorium, Dallas Hall, 3225 University Blvd., SMU

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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