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Congratulations to Clements Center fellow Uzma Quraishi

Congratulations to Clements Center fellow Uzma Quraishi for winning the Theodore Saloutos Award from the Immigration and Ethnic History Society for the best book on immigration and ethnic studies for her volume,  Redefining the Immigrant South: Indian and Pakistani Immigration to Houston during the Cold War (New Directions in Southern Studies Series with the University […]

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Clements Center announces new fellows for AY 2021-2022!

Clements Center for Southwest Studies Originally Posted: March 12, 2021 Clements Center Research Fellowships provide senior or junior scholars with an essential element for producing successful books, and that is time. MAGGIE ELMORE Clements Fellow for the Study of Southwestern America Ph.D., History, University of California-Berkeley, 2017 Assistant Professor of History, Sam Houston State University […]

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SMU Ph.D. Graduate wins award at TSHA!

Dedman College News Originally Posted: March 5, 2021 The Texas State Historical Association named SMU PhD Graduate Joel Zapata (now assistant professor of history at Oregon State University) winner of the Catarino and Evangelina Hernández Research Fellowship in Latino History for his project titled, “From West Texas to the World: Chicana/o Activist Print Culture and […]

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Another award winning book from the Clements Center!

Dedman College News Originally Posted: March 4, 2021 Clements Center fellow Miguel Ángel González-Quiroga was awarded the Ramirez Family Award for Most Significant Scholarly Book from the Texas Institute of Letters for his book War and Peace on the Rio Grande Frontier, 1830-1880 (University of Oklahoma Press).  His book previously won both the Tejano Book […]

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Congratulations to SMU alumnus Aaron Sanchez

Congratulations to Aaron Sanchez (SMU Ph.D. 2013) on the publication of his book _Homeland: Ethnic Mexican Belonging since 1900_ (University of Oklahoma Press, 2021). The Clements Center is proud to have supported Aaron and his research.  https://www.oupress.com/books/16122730/homeland

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Congratulations to SMU alumna Jenny Seman

Congratulations to Jenny Seman (SMU PhD, 2015) on the publication of her book, Borderlands Curanderos: The Worlds of Santa Teresa Urrea and Don Pedrito Jaramillo (University of Texas Press, 2021).  The Clements Center is proud to have supported Jenny and her research. https://utpress.utexas.edu/books/seman-borderlands-curanderos

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Texas’s Most Famous Historian Looks Back at His Own, Legendary Life

Texas Monthly Originally Posted: February 2021 Andrew R. Graybill is a professor of history and the director of the William P. Clements Center for Southwest Studies at Southern Methodist University. This article originally appeared in the February 2021 issue of Texas Monthly with the headline “A Historian’s History.”  While working in the archives at the Dolph Briscoe Center […]

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Clements fellow wins Shapiro Book Prize

The Huntington Originally Posted: January 14, 2021 The Huntington names Clements fellow Benjamin Francis-Fallon the winner of inaugural Shapiro Book Prize for outstanding first monograph in American history and culture for his book, The Rise of the Latino Vote: A History. Congratulations Ben! For more information, see https://www.huntington.org/news/inaugural-shapiro-book-prize-winner-named

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Book Talk with Robert Chase, a former Clements Center Research Fellow

LAWCHA Pandemic Book Talk Rob Chase was a Clements Center Research Fellow. This event is a discussion about the book he furthered during his fellowship year. LEARN MORE About the event: LAWCHA’s Pandemic Book Talks feature talks by LAWCHA members whose books launched in the midst of (or just before) the pandemic. Book talks will […]

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Meet the Editors: A Conversation with Andy Graybill and Ben Johnson on the David J. Weber Series in New Borderlands History

UNC Press Blog Originally Posted: October 15, 2020 We’re pleased to share a Q&A with Andrew R. Graybill and Benjamin H. Johnson, series editors of our David J. Weber Series in the New Borderlands History. This series explores contested boundaries and the intercultural dynamics surrounding them and includes projects in a wide range of time […]