New Location for Events for the American West Program

Due to popular interest in the American West Program, all remaining events for the summer have been moved to a larger room. Events will take place in Room C146 of the Plant Science Building at Colorado State University. The Plant Science Building is located directly south of the Natural Resources Building, where the events previously were held.

A complete schedule of events follows. All programs begin at 7:30 p.m. and are free and open to the public.

  • June 23 – "Manifest Destiny and the Rise of Modern Journalism," Charles Rankin, editor of Montana, The Magazine of Western History from the Montana Historical Society.
  • June 30 – "The Alamo: The Mexican View," Daniel Martinez, historian for the National Park Service.
  • July 7 – "Conquest of New Mexico and the Invasion of Chihuahua, Mexico: A Forgotten Episode of the U.S.-Mexican War," Neil Mangum, superintendent of Little Big Horn Battlefield National Monument in Montana.
  • July 14 – "Manifest Destiny and Indian Removals," Valerie Mathes, professor in the department of social science at City College of San Francisco.
  • July 21 – "Los Capitalistas: New Mexican Merchants and the Santa Fe Trade," Susan Calafate Boyle, independent historian from Fort Collins.
  • July 28 – "The Western Hero and Manifest Destiny – Boone, Crockett and Carson," Paul Hutton, history professor at the University of New Mexico.

For more information on the American West Program, call Harry Rosenberg in the history department at 491-5230.