Welcome to the William P. Clements Center for Southwest Studies at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas.  Established in fall 1996, the Clements Center promotes research, publishing, teaching, and public programming in a variety of fields of inquiry related to Texas, the American Southwest, and the U.S.-Mexico borderlands.

News:

The Clements Center is pleased to announce its research fellows for 2015-2016!

Check out the titles in the UNC David J. Weber Series for New Borderlands Series!

Call for papers!  Laying Down the Law: Critical Legal Histories of the North American West.

Available now - the latest Clements Center publication, Report of the Investigative Commission of the Frontier, with a new introduction by Timothy Bowman.

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