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.


The Clements Center is pleased to announce its research fellows for 2018-2019!

You can read our Fall/spring 2018-19 newsletter here.

Check out the volumes published by the Clements Center.

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


Upcoming Events:

  • Monthly Afternoon Talks:
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  • Evening Lectures:
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    Alessandra Link:
    Indigenous Visions in a
    Railroaded World
    November 28, 2018
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  • Indian Cities:
    Histories of Indigenous Urbanism

    Symposium 2018-19
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