Hopeless Optimism

If You Go Date: April 1, 2022 Time: 11:00AM Where: Macky Gallery The Surprising Force of Unconventional Communication in Reckoning with Climate Change Right before your eyes, four women “pushed the envelope” of the assumptions that have constrained efforts to persuade the public to pay attention to climate change and...

Finding Joy in Mixed Company

April 26, 2022

If You Go Date: April 26, 2022 Time: 6:00PM Where: Humanities 250 How Spending Time with Thompson Prize Winner Jenny Shank and Getting Acquainted with Her New Book Could Offer a Remedy for Our Nation's Current Calamities in Communication Joined by Patty Limerick, Faculty Director and Chair of the Board...

Historians Imagine: Celebrating Creativity in the Craft featuring Natalia Molina, USC

If You Go Date: June 9, 2021 Time: 12:00PM Where: Virtual Natalia Molina is a historian who examines the interconnectedness of racial and ethnic communities through her concept of “racial scripts.” Author of How Race Is Made in America: Immigration, Citizenship, and the Historical Power of Racial Scripts and Fit...

Words to Stir the Soul

If You Go Date: September 1, 2005 Time: 7:00 PM Where: Tattered Cover Bookstore, Denver, CO Denver Scholars and Civil Servants The program “Words to Stir the Soul” is our fall “kick-off” event, spotlighting some of the region’s best writing and providing a unique opportunity for both readers and attendees...

Words to Stir the Soul

If You Go Date: September 6, 2005 12 Books - 1 Boulder Susan Deans, Vice President and Editor of the Daily Camera Reading from Robert L. Perkin, The First 100 Years: An Informal History of Denver and the Rocky Mountain News (Doubleday, 1959). ASIN: B00007E6NGO Justin Dombrowski, Boulder Wildland Fire...

Secretary Bruce Babbitt

If You Go Date: September 23, 2005 Secretaries of the Interior Series Former U.S. Secretary of the Interior and Arizona Governor Bruce Babbitt will visit the University of Colorado at Boulder Sept. 23 to speak about his new book, Cities in the Wilderness: A New Vision of Land Use in...

Reflecting on the First Decade of Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument

If You Go Date: September 27, 2005 A Talk with Manager Dave Hunsaker, Charles Wilkinson, and Patricia Limerick The first nine years of the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument in Utah was discussed with monument manager Dave Hunsaker in a public event at the University of Colorado at Boulder on Sept...

Talk with Louis Warren, Author of Buffalo Bill’s America

If You Go Date: October 25, 2005 Louis Warren explores the life of William F. “Buffalo Bill” Cody, the most famous American in the world in the late nineteenth century. Along the way, we learn the sources of his legend, and how his purposeful (and fantastically popular) entangling of history...

Terry Tempest Williams

If You Go Date: November 2, 2005 Time: 7:00 PM Where: Glenn Miller Ballroom, UMC 2005 Wallace Stegner Award Recipient Author and naturalist Terry Tempest Williams will be honored by the University of Colorado at Boulder’s Center of the American West on Nov. 2 at 7:00 p.m. The Center will...

Comeback Wolves

If You Go Date: November 21, 2005 Time: 6:30 PM Where: Old Main An Evening with Pam Houston, Laura Pritchett, and Gary Wockner A new anthology about reintroducing wolves in Colorado and the Southwest was discussed by a panel of three writers, including Pam Houston, on Monday, Nov. 21, at...

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