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 2017-2018!

Click here to read our 2017 Spring Newsletter!

Check out the Clements Center's latest publication, Evolution of the Texas-Louisiana Boundary: In Search of the Elusive Corner.

Check out the titles in UNC's David J. Weber Series in the New Borderlands History!

 

Upcoming Events:

  • Monthly Afternoon Talks:
    2017-18
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  • Evening Lectures:
    2017-18
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    Alexandra Zapruder:
    Twenty-Six Seconds  

    October 26, 2017
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    Symposium:
    Understanding Global Migration
    February 16-18, 2018
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