Kent Haruf

2012 Wallace Stegner Award Recipient Event Date: Apr 25, 2012 Event Time: 7:00 PM Location: Wittemyer Courtroom, Wolf Law The Center of the American West is proud to present Kent Haruf with its highest honor, the Stegner Award, on April 25 at 7:00 p.m. in the Wittemyer Courtroom of the...

A Ditch In Time: Book Release

Event Date: Sep 05, 2012 Event Time: 6:30 pm Location: Old Main The Center of the American West is proud to announce the release of A Ditch in Time: The City, the West, and Water, written by the Center’s very own, Patty Limerick with Jason Hanson. Water holds an under-exploited...

The Nation Possessed: Welcome

Event Date: Sep 12, 2012 Event Time: 12:30 pm Location: Glenn Miller Ballroom 12:30 pm – 12:45 pm Welcome (Free & open to the public) Bruce Benson University of Colorado President 12:45 pm – 1:30 pm Presentation of Awards for the Statewide Art Contest and Showing of Student-Made Films (...

The Nation Possessed: Interview Event

"Reflections of a Former BLM Director" Event Date: Sep 12, 2012 Event Time: 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm Location: Glenn Miller Ballroom Interview Event: “Reflections of a former BLM Director” Bob Abbey Former Director of BLM Tim Egan Author & Writer for The New York Times

The Nation Possessed: Session 2

Burning Man Meets Managing Man: The BLM and the Energy of American Art Event Date: Sep 12, 2012 Event Time: 4:15 pm - 5:30 pm Location: Glenn Miller Ballroom Session 2: Burning Man Meets Managing Man: The BLM and the Energy of American Art “Multiple use” has carried a wide...

The Nation Possessed: Session 1

Clerks and Cowboys: The General Land Office and the Shaping of the United States Event Date: Sep 12, 2012 Event Time: 2:45 pm - 4:00 pm Location: Glenn Miller Ballroom Session 1: Clerks and Cowboys: The General Land Office and the Shaping of the United States When the public thinks...

The Nation Possessed: Reenactment/Preenactment Event

The Public Domain and the Public Lands: 1812, 1912, 2112 Event Date: Sep 13, 2012 Event Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm Location: Glenn Miller Ballroom The Public Domain and the Public Lands: 1812, 1912, 2112 Reenactment/Preenactment Event with Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, and a Visitor from the Future Clay Jenkinson Humanities Scholar and Performer Bryce Townsend Actor

The Nation Possessed: Session 6

Orchestrating Tradition and Change: Emphasizing Conservation in the BLM Event Date: Sep 13, 2012 Event Time: 2:45 pm - 4:00 pm Location: Stadium Club at Folsom Field Session 6: Orchestrating Tradition and Change: Emphasizing Conservation in the BLM Conservation asks the people of the present to respect the interests of...

The Nation Possessed: Session 5

Respecting Posterity’s Property Event Date: Sep 13, 2012 Event Time: 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm Location: Stadium Club at Folsom Field Session 5: Respecting Posterity’s Property In the course of the last century, there have been several movements to privatize public lands or to return them to the states. What...

The Nation Possessed: Session 4

Science vs. Emotion: Making Informed Decisions in the Midst of a Stampede Event Date: Sep 13, 2012 Event Time: 10:15 am - 11:30 am Location: Stadium Club at Folsom Field Session 4: Science vs. Emotion: Making Informed Decisions in the Midst of a Stampede Since the federal government’s sponsorship of...

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