Upcoming Events

POSTPONED: The Duane Smith Lecture in Southwest Studies

with Steve Friesen

Steve Friesen will share a timeline of William F. "Buffalo Bill" Cody's life and legacy, illuminated by stories, historic photographs and artifacts. It will include Buffalo Bill's Colorado connections, his relationship with the Lakota people, and his life as a "foodie," all three of which are relatively unexplored, unknown ... and surprising.

Wednesday, April 15th ~ 5:30 pm ~ Noble Hall #130

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CANCELED: CSWS Doctoral Fellow Research Project Presentation

with Cony Marquez

Cony Márquez will present on the research project She's been working on for the academic year utilizing the Center's collections: "Southwest Living as Described in the Parral Files."

Tuesday, April 21st ~ 5:30 pm ~ CSWS Lyceum Room #120

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Hours of Operation: The Center of Southwest Studies is CLOSED until further notice.

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Center of Southwest Studies
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Durango, CO 81301

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