Colloquium Lecture Series

A Free and Open Lecture Series at SMU-in-Taos

Exhibits begin at 8:30 PM.
All lectures begin at 7:30 PM and are held in the Fort Burgwin Dining Hall [PDF] on the SMU-in-Taos Campus, Hwy 518, 6 miles south of Talpa. As always, The SMU-IN-TAOS Colloquium Lectures are free and open to the public.

Upcoming Lectures


Conversion to Architecture: What Is Sacred About Sacred Spaces?

May 15, 2012

Richard Brettell, Univ. of Texas-Dallas
Gary Cunningham, Cunningham Architects

A Traditional Approach to Healing Utilizing Nature and the Medicine Wheel

May 22, 2012

Ann Fileymyr, Institute for American Indian Arts, Santa Fe


Negotiating the Repatriation of Fallen Yaqui Soldiers From the Battle of Cerro Mazatlan

June 5, 2012

J. Andrew Darling Program Coordinator, CRM Program, Gila River Indian Community

Mountaineer: Life in Colorado at the End of the Ice Age

June 12, 2012

David Meltzer, Chair Department of Anthropology, SMU

Land Marks: Photography and the Taos Landscape

June 19, 2012

Debora Hunter, Meadows School of the Arts, SMU

Guns Ablazin’: Armed Resistance in the Old Southwest

June 26, 2012

Andrew Graybill Director, Clements Center for Southwest Studies, SMU

EXHIBIT : Drawing, Painting, Printmaking, Sculpture, Mixed Media and Photography

June 26, 2012, 8:30 PM

Students of Jay Sullivan, Philip Van Keuren, and Debora Hunter Southern Methodist University. Exhibit in O’Donnell Auditorium


Fire, Climate, and Society in Ancient Southwestern Forests

July 3, 2012

Christopher Roos Department of Anthropology, SMU

Scratching the Surface: Early Comanche Rock Art in the Taos Region

July 10, 2012

Severin Fowles Department of Anthropology Columbia University

Taos Artists’ Defense of Native Rights

July 17, 2012

Skip Miller U. S. Forest Service


e Life and Times of Millicent Rogers

August 7, 2012

Cherie Burns Author, Taos, New Mexico

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