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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

Summer 2019 Events

  • TBD: Saturday-Sunday, Aug. 3-4—CSAW’s “Red Dead University” at AMA-CON (exact date & times TBD)

Fall 2019 Events

  • Thursday, Sept. 5—Forgotten Frontera community conversation, 7 p.m., Harrington Academic Hall (WT Amarillo Center)
  • Thursday, Sept. 26—Brownbag Colloquium with Dr. Ray Matlack, "The Mammals of Palo Duro Canyon," 12:30-1:15 p.m., Classroom Center room 316 (WT Campus)
  • Thursday, Oct. 24—Nall lecture, José Limón, “Streets of Laredo”:
    • 3-4 p.m. author Q&A (Cornette Library)
    • 7:30 p.m. “Streets of Laredo” lecture (JBK Legacy Hall)
    • 8:45-9:30 p.m. dessert reception and book signing (JBK Legacy Hall)
  • Tuesday, Nov. 12—Brownbag Colloquium with Dr. Tim Bowman, 12:30-1:15 p.m., Classroom Center room 316 (WT Campus)
  • Monday, Nov. 4—Brendan Rensink lecture, “Disrupting Western, Indigenous, and Borderlands Histories,” 7 p.m., (Hazlewood Room, PPHM)

Spring 2020 Events

  • Thursday, Feb. 13—Brownbag Colloquium with Dr. Bonnie Roos, 12:30-1:15 p.m., room TBD
  • February 20-22: Southern Plains Conference
  • (tentative) Thursday, March 26—Nall lecture (Q&A: 3 p.m.; lecture: 7 p.m., Hazlewood Room)
  • Wednesday, April 1—Brownbag Colloquium with Dr. Bonney MacDonald, 12:30-1:15 p.m., room TBD