Upcoming Events

The Renaissance Palace on Main Avenue

A lecture by Judith Reynolds

The Renaissance Palace on Main Avenue, a look at the four year building boom in Durango between the great fire of 1889 and the depression of 1893, giving the town the Victorian architectural look it has.

Judith Reynolds is an arts journalist, art historian, and political cartoonist. After a career in academia, she switched to the for-profit world of newspaper journalism and eventually became arts, then managing editor of an upstate New York paper. In 1994, Reynolds and her late husband, David, moved to Durango where she began freelancing for the Durango Herald and teaching occasionally at Fort Lewis College. 

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Examining Violence in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands and its Impact on Nation Building

CSWS Doctoral Fellow Patrick Troester

The 2018-2019 Center of Southwest Studies Doctoral Fellow, Patrick Troester, will present his doctoral research/ thesis on Examining Violence in the U.S. - Mexico Borderlands and its Impact on Nation Building. Patrick is a doctoral student at Southern Methodist University. Join us on Wednesday, November 28th at 5:30 pm in the CSWS Lyceum Room, #120.

11/28/2018 5:30 PM/Author: Tapley-Booth, Julie/Number of views (170)/Comments (0)/

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