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SMU Clements Center awards top book prize Sept. 27

SMU News Originally Posted: August 15, 2016 DALLAS (SMU) – SMU’s Clements Center for Southwest Studies will present its annual book prize on Tuesday, Sept. 27, to historian Andrew J. Torget forSeeds of Empire: Cotton, Slavery, and the Transformation of the Texas Borderlands, 1800-1850 (University of North Carolina Press, 2015). The David J. Weber-William P. Clements Prize for […]

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International Symposium on Violence in the U.S.-Mexican Borderlands a Success

April 27, 2016 Dallas, TX – SMU’s Clements Center for Southwest Studies, in partnership with the Instituto Mora of Mexico City, hosted a public forum on the history of violence along the U.S.-Mexico border on Saturday, April 16, at the Latino Cultural Center in Dallas. Bringing together scholars and journalists from Mexico, the United States […]

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William P. Clements Center for Southwest Studies hosts International Symposium on Violence in the U.S.-Mexican Borderlands

SMU’s William P. Clements Center for Southwest Studies, in partnership with the Instituto Mora of Mexico City, will host a public forum on the history of violence along the U.S.-Mexico border, at 2:30 pm on Latino Cultural Center in Dallas on April 16, 2016. READ MORE

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Historian presents sneak peak of forthcoming book on the mixed-race history of the American West

SMU News Originally Posted: February 17, 2016 DALLAS (SMU) – Anne Hyde, senior fellow in SMU’s Clements Center for Southwest Studies, will preview content from her book in progress, tentatively titled, In Plain Sight: A Half-Breed History of the American West, at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18, in McCord Auditorium in SMU’s Dallas Hall. The […]

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‘Power Lines’ wins Clements Prize for the Best Non-Fiction Book on Southwestern America

SMU News Originally Posted: January 13, 2016 Andrew Needham examines burden borne by Navajos in transforming Phoenix into modern metropolis SMU’s Clements Center for Southwest Studies will present its annual book prize on Wednesday, Feb. 10, to historian Andrew Needham for Power Lines: Phoenix and the Making of the Modern Southwest (Princeton University Press, 2014). […]

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Andrew Graybill, William P. Clements Center for Southwest Studies, photographer Laura Wilson’s work showcases American West

Guide Live Originally Posted: August 28, 2015 Laura Wilson’s rare photographs showcase the American West Hollywood actor Owen Wilson has in his home “a great picture that my mom took of Donald Judd. He’s a great artist, and it’s in Marfa. It may have been one of the last photographs of him that was taken […]

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Clements Foundation Gifts to SMU-in-Taos Cap Legacy of Giving From William P. Clements, Jr.

DALLAS (SMU) – When friends and supporters of SMU-in-Taos gathered at the New Mexico campus in July to celebrate the opening of the Carolyn and David Miller Campus Center, the event also underscored more than four decades of visionary support from the late Bill Clements, Jr. ‘39 and the Clements Foundation. Clements and his wife, […]

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Clements Center Fellow featured in Dallas Morning News

Dallas Morning News Originally Posted: July 6, 2015 Doug Miller was a Clements Center Fellow for the Study of Southwestern America in 2014-2015 Dallas’ Urban Inter-Tribal Center: A place for health and trust The back room of the Urban Inter-Tribal Center of Texas looks more like a shoe store in the mall than a health […]