Tag Archives: Clements Center for Southwest Studies

Calendar Highlights: Sept. 13, 2012

Graphic poetry: Together the Meadows Museum and Bridwell Library acquired a copy of Picasso’s Vingt Poëmes. This is one of fifteen deluxe copies of the book itself and features 20 sonnets by famed Spanish poet Luis de Góngora y Argote; … Continue reading

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Sunbelt prisons are focus of 2012 Clements Center Symposium

Declaring that today’s racially disproportionate rates of incarceration represent “a New Jim Crow,” scholar Michelle Alexander has argued that “we have not ended racial caste in America; we have merely redesigned it.” This assertion, and its exploration, provide the theme of the … Continue reading

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Calendar Highlights: Nov. 15, 2011

Into the west: Clements Center Fellow Susan Lee Johnson uses her study of amateur Kit Carson historians Quantrille McClung and Bernice Blackwelder and their published works to map relationships between women historians and male historical subjects, and between professional and nonprofessional U.S. … Continue reading

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Hernández’ Border Patrol history wins 2010 Clements Book Prize

The untold history of the U.S. Border Patrol will be honored with SMU’s William P. Clements Prize for Best Non-Fiction Book published in 2010 in a series of campus events Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2011. Kelly Lytle Hernández (right) earned this year’s Clements … Continue reading

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Andrew Graybill becomes SMU’s new Clements Center director

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Gov. Bill Clements remembered as SMU alumnus and supporter

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Calendar Highlights: April 12, 2011

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‘Contested Spaces’ key to 2010-11 Clements Center symposium on the early Americas

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Calendar Highlights: Feb. 15, 2011

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Calendar Highlights: Oct. 4, 2010

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