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Upcoming Events

Currently, CSAW hosts several events aimed at engaging a larger audience in topics relevant to the American West. The most prominent of these events is the Garry L. Nall Lecture Series, which brings noted regional scholars, authors, and artists to WTAMU for free lectures that are open to the public. CSAW offers a variety of events that will appeal to all audiences. To see past events hosted by CSAW, please click here


Spring 2020 Events

  • Thursday, Feb. 13—CSAW Brownbag discussion, Dr. Bonnie Roos, “Ranching, Scalping, and Cannibalism: James Joyce's Dubliners and the U.S. American West,” 12:30-1:15 p.m., Classroom Center room 316 (WTAMU)


  • Thursday, March 5—CSAW Book Award Winner lecture & award ceremony, 7 p.m., Hazlewood Room, PPHM


  • Friday, March 6—Deadline for “Fighting for a Place” video contest (in conjunction with the March 26 Nall lecture)


  • Tuesday, March 10—“Mayors of Shiprock” documentary screening, pre-Nall lecture event, 7 p.m., Hazlewood Room, PPHM.

  • Thursday, March 26—CSAW/DLS Garry L. Nall lecture in Western Studies: Ramona Emerson, “Mayors of Shiprock” (Q&A: 3 p.m., location TBD; lecture: 7 p.m., Hazlewood Room)

  • Thursday, April 23—Dr. José Limón “Streets of Laredo” lecture reschedule: 7 p.m. in Hazlewood Room, PPHM