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Selling the Southwest: Tourism and Trade in the American Southwest, 1868-1940

Thursday, November 19, 2009 • 8:00 PM

Salon B of the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center, at 1900 University Avenue

Lecture by Dr. Erika Bsumek, Associate Professor of History


Affiliate Faculty Reception

Thursday, November 19, 2009 • 4:00 PM

Gabriel's Café at the AT&T Conference Center


Democracy in Action: The Hollywood Anti-Nazi Films of the 1940s

Monday, November 16, 2009 • 12:00 PM

Burdine 436B

Lecture by Sabine Hake


The Social Construction of a Good Vibe: Ambient Power in the Museums Quartier Wien

Friday, November 13, 2009 • 12:00 PM

Eastwoods Room of the Texas Union

Lecture by Steve Hoelscher


Tear Down This Wall!

Monday, November 9, 2009 • 5:00 PM

UT Tower Plaza

Fall of the Wall Public Commemoration


New Orleans: A Postmamboist Vision

Monday, November 9, 2009 • 2:30 PM

Burdine 220

Lecture by Ned Sublette

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Friday Night Lights

Friday, October 23, 2009 • 7:30 PM

First annual American Studies "Friday Night Lights" high school football night


Book Release

Thursday, October 22, 2009 • 6:00 PM

Central Market North (4001 N Lamar Blvd)

Republic of Barbecue: Stories Beyond the Brisket (2009)

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"A Natural Memory of Destruction? The Case of Dresden's Firebombing"

Monday, September 28, 2009 • 12:00 PM

EPS 1.128

Steven Hoelscher Lecture at the Cultural Studies Fall 2009 Speaker Series


AMS Graduate Student Conference

Friday, September 25, 2009 • 9:00 AM

Texas Union

Division Street America


Keynote Speaker: Eric Lott

Thursday, September 24, 2009 • 7:00 PM

GEA 105

American Studies Graduate Student Conference


A Symposium on the Galveston Movement

Friday, September 11, 2009 • 8:00 AM

Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum


A Symposium on the Galveston Movement

Thursday, September 10, 2009 • 4:30 PM

Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum


Happy Hour

Friday, August 28, 2009 • 5:00 PM

Hole in the Wall

Start the new semester off right!


Kick-off Lunch

Thursday, August 20, 2009 • 1:00 PM

BUR 436B


New Graduate Student Orientation

Thursday, August 20, 2009 • 9:00 AM

BUR 436B



AMS Affiliate Faculty seminar

Friday, April 17, 2009 • 12:00 PM

BUR 436B


William H. Goetzmann's Book Signing

Thursday, April 16, 2009

Book People




Graduate Student Tax Seminar

Wednesday, March 11, 2009 • 1:00 PM

A.C.E.S. Bldg, AVAYA Auditorium (ACE 2.302)


"Memorial Mania: Commemoration and Affect in Contemporary America."

Friday, March 6, 2009 • 12:00 PM

BUR 436A