Harry Lewis Presents “Excellence Without a Soul”

How a Great University Forgot Education Event Date: Jul 25, 2006 Harry R. Lewis, a Harvard Professor and former Dean of Harvard College, offers his provocative analysis of how America’s great universities are failing students and the nation. America’s great research universities are the envy of the world – and...

Tonight! Buffalo Bill!

Portrayed by Bill Mooney Event Date: Aug 14, 2006 Location: Chautauqua Auditorium, Boulder, CO Two-time Grammy and two-time Emmy nominee Bill Mooney of Boulder performed an original one-man show as famed frontier showman William F. Cody in “Tonight! Buffalo Bill!” Aug. 14 at Chautauqua Auditorium. The show was written by...

Words to Stir the Soul

Readings from the American West Event Date: Sep 05, 2006 Event Time: 7:00 p.m. Location: Old Main The CU-Boulder Center of the American West celebrated the rich literary heritage of the region Sept. 5 with its 10th annual “Words to Stir the Soul: Readings from the American West” at 7:00...

Celebration of the Centennial of the Antiquities Act

Event Date: Oct 09, 2006 Event Time: 7:00 p.m. Location: Wittemyer Courtroom, Wolf Law School Former Interior Secretary Bruce Babbitt celebrated the centennial of the Antiquities Act – used by U.S. Presidents to declare national monuments and thereby protect millions of acres of land – in a talk at the...

John Echohawk and Billy Frank, Jr.

2006 Wallace Stegner Award Recipients Event Date: Nov 02, 2006 Event Time: 7:00 p.m. Location: Glenn Miller Ballroom, UMC Native American activists John Echohawk and Billy Frank, Jr., were honored by the University of Colorado at Boulder’s Center of the American West on Nov. 2 at 7:00 p.m. at the...

Annie Proulx

2006 Distinguished Lecturer Event Date: Nov 29, 2006 Event Time: 7:00 p.m. Location: Glenn Miller Ballroom, UMC Pulitzer Prize-winning author Annie Proulx presented the Center of the American West’s Distinguished Lecture at 7:00 p.m. on Nov. 29 in the Glenn Miller Ballroom at the University of Colorado at Boulder. The...

The Randy Jones Lecture Series with Richard West Sellars

Past Perfect? Historic Preservation in the National Park System Event Date: Mar 12, 2007 Event Time: 4:00 p.m. Location: Wolf Law School, Room 207 Richard Sellars of Santa Fe, N.M., will speak on “Past Perfect? Historic Preservation in the National Park System” at 4:00 p.m. in the Wolf Law Building,...

Phil Deloria

Modern Indian Identity Event Date: Apr 16, 2007 Event Time: 7:00 p.m. Location: Eaton Humanities, Room 250 University of Michigan Professor Phil Deloria will lecture at the University of Colorado at Boulder April 16 as part of a Center of the American West series aimed at improving understanding between Indians...

New Geographies of the American West Book Release

Professor William Travis's New Release Event Date: Apr 26, 2007 Event Time: 7:00 p.m. The changing patterns of land use in the American West and problems of land use planning and growth management are the subject of a talk by University of Colorado at Boulder geographer William Travis on April...

Ivan Doig

2007 Wallace Stegner Award Recipient Event Date: Sep 27, 2007 Event Time: 7:00 p.m. The Center was proud to present internationally-acclaimed author Ivan Doig with the 2007 Wallace Stegner Award. Mr. Doig spent the evening in conversation with Center of the American West founders Patty Limerick and Charles Wilkinson. Doig...

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