Secretary Don Hodel

Secretaries of the Interior Series Event Date: Jan 19, 2006 Donald Hodel, who held two cabinet posts during the Reagan administration, including Secretary of the Interior, will speak at the University of Colorado at Boulder on January 19, 2006. Hodel will speak at 6:00 p.m. in the Eaton Humanities Building,...

The Legacy of Conquest

Re-release of Patricia Limerick's Landmark Book, Legacy of Conquest Event Date: Feb 04, 2006 Location: Montrachet Room, Marriott Hotel To celebrate the re-release of her landmark 1987 book, The Legacy of Conquest , University of Colorado at Boulder Professor Patricia Nelson Limerick joined with Stanford University historian Richard White in...

Elliott West

Reflecting on The Contested Plains: Indians, Goldseekers, and the Rush to Colorado Event Date: Feb 20, 2006 Elliott West, an award-winning author and Distinguished Professor of History at the University of Arkansas, gave a public talk at the University of Colorado at Boulder on February 20, 2006. West spoke about...

David Wrobel: Partnerships for the Future Built on the Past

How Professors and K-12 Teachers Together Can Revive the Study of History Event Date: Mar 22, 2006 Event Time: 6:00 p.m. Location: University Memorial Center, Room 235 The University of Colorado at Boulder’s Center of the American West will present a talk by author and historian David Wrobel on March...

Secretaries Watt and Udall

Secretaries of the Interior Series Event Date: Apr 20, 2006 Event Time: 7:00 p.m. Location: Glenn Miller Ballroom, UMC Two prominent former Secretaries of the Interior, Stewart Udall and James Watt, will meet in a public event for the first time April 20 to discuss land management issues with University...

Jubilate!

Sacred Singers and Cowboy Poetry with Dr. George Russell Event Date: May 14, 2006 Location: Chautauqua Auditorium, Boulder, CO The Jubilate! Sacred Singers of Boulder performed works celebrating nature and the American West by Charles Ives, Aaron Copland, Irving Berlin, Cole Porter, William Billings, Bob Nolan, William Dawson, and others...

Willett Kempton: Preventing Climate Catastrophe

How Soon, How Much, and How to Cut CO2? Event Date: May 15, 2006 Location: Chautauqua Community House, Boulder, CO Noted energy expert Dr. Willett Kempton gave a talk on Monday, May 15, entitled “Preventing Climate Catastrophe: How Soon, How Much, and How to Cut CO2?” at the Chautauqua Community...

Rebecca Watson

Current Administration Energy Policies and Public Policy Event Date: May 22, 2006 Location: Chautauqua Park, Boulder, CO Rebecca Watson, former Assistant Secretary for Land and Minerals Management at the U.S. Department of the Interior, lectured on “Current Administration Energy Policies” at Chautauqua Park in Boulder on Monday, May 22. While...

Mark Trahant

Modern Indian Identity Event Date: Jun 12, 2006 Peace Chiefs at Work: Stories About Remarkable American Indian Leadership in This Generation Twenty-first-century Indian people face a particular and peculiar dilemma with history and time. Novelists and filmmakers have had extraordinary success in romanticizing the Western past, and one result is...

Greg Franta

Event Date: Jun 19, 2006 Event Time: 7:30 p.m. Location: Chautauqua Community House The Center’s next event, part of its summer lecture series on energy, will feature Greg Franta, principal architect and team leader of the Rocky Mountain Institute/ENSAR Built Environment Team Franta will speak on “Green Building Practices” in...

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