Past Symposia

Past Symposia

 

2012-2013

Unifying America: The Civil War and the American West in One Frame

Forthcoming University of California Press

Adam Arenson and Andrew R. Graybill, eds.

Co-sponsored with the Institute for the Study of the American West at the Autry National Center

2012-2013

Uniting the Histories of Slavery in North America & its Borderlands

Forthcoming SAR Press

James F. Brooks and Bonnie Martin, eds.

Co-sponsored with the School for Advanced Research, Santa Fe

2011-2013

Sunbelt Prisons and the Carceral State: New Frontiers of State Power, Resistance, and Racial Oppression

Contract pending University of North Carolina Press

Norwood Andrews and Robert T. Chase, eds.

Co-sponsored with the Center of the America West, University of Colorado

2010-2011

The Contested Spaces of Early America

University of Pennsylvania Press, 2014

Juliana Barr and Edward Countryman, eds.

Co-sponsored with the McNeil Center for Early American Studies at the University of Pennsylvania

2009-2010

On the Borders of Love and Power: Families and Kinship in the Intercultural American Southwest

University of California Press, 2012

David Wallace Adams and Crista Deluzio, eds.

Co-sponsored with the Center for the Southwest at the University of New Mexico and the Institute for the Study of the American West at the Autry National Center

2008-2009

Sunbelt Rising
The Politics of Space, Place, and Region

University of Pennsylvania Press, 2011

Darren Dochuk and Michelle Nickerson, eds.

Co-sponsored with the Huntington-USC Institute on California and the West

2007-2008

Indians & Energy: 
Exploitation and Opportunity in the American Southwest

SAR Press, 2010

James F. Brooks and Sherry L. Smith, eds.

Co-sponsored with the School for Advanced Research, Santa Fe

2006-2007

Bridging National Borders in North America: Transnational and Comparative Histories

Duke University Press, 2010

Benjamin H. Johnson and Andrew R. Graybill, eds.

Co-sponsored with Department of History at Simon Fraser University

2005-2006

Land of Necessity: Consumer Culture in the United States-Mexico Borderlands

Duke University Press, 2009

Alexis McCrossen, ed.

2004-2005

The Political Culture of the New West

University Press of Kansas, 2008

Jeff Roche, ed.

With support from SMU’s John G. Tower Center for Political Studies

2003-2004

Memories and Migrations: Mapping Boricua and Chicana Histories

University of Illinois Press, 2008

John  R. Chavez and Vicki Ruiz, eds.

2002

Continental Crossroads: 
Remapping U.S. - Mexico Borderlands History

Duke University Press, 2004

Samuel Truett and Elliott Young, eds.

2001-2002

Choice, Persuasion, and Coercion: Social Control on New Spain's North American Frontiers

University of New Mexico Press, 2005

Frank de la Teja and Ross Frank, eds.

2000-2001

The Future of the Southern Plains

University of Oklahoma Press, 2033

Sherry L. Smith, ed.

1999-2000

The Culture of Tourism, the Tourism of Culture

University of New Mexico Press, 2004

Hal Rothman, ed.

1999

Zaldívar and the Cattle of Cíbola: Vicente de Zaldívar’s Expedition to the Buffalo Plains in 1598, the Spanish Texts

Clements Center for Southwest Studies, 1999

Jerry R. Craddock, ed., and  John H. R. Polt, trans.

Co-sponsored with Research Center for Romance Studies, University of California, Berkeley

1998

Confluent Passions: Eanger Irving Couse's Collection of Historic Pueblo Pottery & Related Photographic Studies for Paintings 

Clements Center for Southwest Studies by the Pollock Gallery, Meadows School of the Arts, SMU, 1998

Philip Van Keuren, ed.

Co-sponsored with the Pollock Gallery, Meadows School of the Arts, SMU

1996

The American Southwest -- Old Horizons, New Vistas

The Inaugural 1996 Annual Public Symposium

Opening remarks by Patricia Limerick.  Presenters:  Ramón Gutiérrez, Bill Goetzmann, and Bill Reese.

Accompanying the symposium was a special exhibit of the works of the Native American artist John Nieto.