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, October 1, 2019

Casey Gerald, author

There Will Be No Miracles Here: A Memoir

7:30 pm lecture 
Arts & Letters Live, Dallas Museum of Art


Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Ben Masters, director

"The River & The Wall" Documentary Screening

5:30 pm reception followed by 6:00 screening and discussion
Vesper Hughes Auditorium, Caruth Hall #147, SMU


Tuesday, October 24, 2019

Eric Perramond, Professor of Environmental Sciences at Colorado College

Unsettled Waters: Rights, Law, and Identity in the American West

5:30 pm reception followed by 6:00 lecture and book signing
Texana Room - Fondren Library, 6404 Robert S. Hyer Lane, SMU


Thursday, November 7, 2019

Paul Freedman, Yale University 

BBQ, Potlucks, and ‘Tex-Mex’: the Regional Roots of American Cuisine

5:30 pm reception followed by 6:00 lecture and book signing
McCord Auditorium, Dallas Hall #306, 3225 University Blvd., SMU


Tuesday, November 14, 2019

Kirby Warnock (writer producer) , Roman McAllen and Richard Ribb (historian) 

"Border Bandits" Documentary Screening

5:30 pm reception followed by 6:00 screening and discussion
Vesper Hughes Auditorium, Caruth Hall #147, SMU


Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Nathaniel Rich, author

Losing Earth: A Recent History

5:30 pm reception followed by 6:00 lecture and book signing
McCord Auditorium, Dallas Hall #306, 3225 University Blvd., SMU


Tuesday, February 5, 2020

William deBuys and Murat Eyuboglu, co-screenwriters

"The Colorado" Documentary Screening with original music

5:30 pm reception followed by 6:00 screening and discussion
Vesper Hughes Auditorium, Caruth Hall #147, SMU


Monday, February 10, 2020

Darren Dochuk, University of Notre Dame

Anointed with Oil: How Christianity and Crude Made Modern America

5:30 pm reception followed by 6:00 lecture and book signing
McCord Auditorium, Dallas Hall #306, 3225 University Blvd., SMU


Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Sam Haynes, Clements Senior Fellow for the Study of Southwestern America

The End of Alamo-centrism:  Creating a New Narrative for 19th Century Texas

5:30 pm reception followed by 6:00 lecture and book signing
Texana Room - Fondren Library, 6404 Robert S. Hyer Lane, SMU

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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