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Marshall Terry & Darwin Payne
“From High on the Hilltop”: A History of SMU
6:00 p.m. Reception, Texana Room
6:30 p.m. Discussion & book signing, Stanley Marcus Reading Room
Join us as we celebrate the publication of a new edition of Marshall Terry’s history of SMU, “From High on the Hilltop,” with supplementary essays by various SMU colleagues, including “Dallas on the Eve of SMU”s Founding,” by Darwin Payne; “Dallas Hall,” by James Early; “Early Days of SMU: The English Department,” by James Early; “McFarlin Auditorium,” by Mary Ann Barker; “The Transition to a University,” by James E. Brooks; “‘An Excellent Beginning Has Been Made’: SMU Libraries,” by Russell L. Martin III; “Reflections Over 40 Years of Student Life,” by James Caswell; “The Students’ View,” by Chip Hiemenz and Thomas Kinkaid; “SMU Sports and Tradition,” by John Gibson; “A Courageous Heritage: Early Women Leaders,” by Pam Lange; “Taos: A Meditation,” by Marshall Terry; “Personal Reflections of the Literary Festival,” by Jack Myers; “Our Time to Lead,” by Patricia Ann LaSalle; “As SMU Approaches Its Centennial,” by R. Gerald Turner; “University Milestones: A Timeline,” by Joan Gosnell. This event is free and open to the public, but seating is limited. This event is co-sponsored by the DeGolyer Library, the Friends of the SMU Libraries and the SMU English Department.