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 


Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Lawrence Wright, author, screenwriter, playwright, and staff writer for The New Yorker

God Save Texas: A Journey into the Soul of the Lone Star State

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

 


Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Andrew Dowdy, author

Wanderer on the American Frontier: The Travels of John Maley, 1803-1813

5:30 pm reception followed by 6:00 lecture 
The DeGolyer Library, Fondren Library Center, 6404 Hilltop Lane, SMU

 


Thursday, January 24, 2019

Don Graham, Professor of English, The University of Texas

Giant: The Making of a Legendary American Film

5:30 pm reception followed by 6:00 lecture and book signing
TBD, SMU


Monday, February 4, 2019

Julian Lim for Porous Borders: Multiracial Migrations and the Law in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands

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

5:00 pm reception followed by 5:30 lecture 
TBD, SMU


Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Tsianina Lomawaima, Clements Senior Fellow for the Study of Southwestern America

Native Americans as U.S. Citizens and Federal Wards

5:30 pm reception followed by 6:00 lecture and book signing
TBD,  SMU


Wednesday, March 21, 2019

Kyle Longley, Arizona State University

LBJ's 1968: Power, Politics, and the Presidency in America's Year of Upheaval

5:30 pm reception followed by 6:00 lecture 
TBD, SMU


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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