PLHC News

American West Program to Host CSU Extension Session on Colorado Farmers and Ranchers on October 5th

Presenters: Joanne Littlefield, Ph.D., (Director, Extension Outreach and Engagement) C.J. Mucklow (Extension Western Regional Director) Rick Knight, Ph.D.  (Professor, Human Dimensions of Natural Resources, Warner College) In 1914, Congress authorized land-grant universities in every state to provide research-based information to Extension agents in each county. For over 100 years, CSU Extension has helped people in Colorado find […]

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American West Program to Host Signature Semester Event

The Public Land History Center’s American West Program will host its signature event for Spring 2017 on Thursday, March 23 at 7:00pm in the Morgan Library Event Hall. Professor Ann Little of the Colorado State University History Department will be speaking about her book The Many Captivities of Esther Wheelwright, and will highlight the cultural, […]

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"Midnight Ramble" Event February 28, 2017

On February 28, the American West Program hosted “Midnight Ramble: Oscar Micheaux and the Story of the Black Film Industry.” Colorado State University professors Dr. Gillian Bowser and Dr. Ruth Alexander presented on the significance of this documentary and touched on themes of African American Silent Fil, Cowboys and the American West. It was an […]

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The Color of Our Parks Panel Video

The American West Program’s Color of Our Parks took place on September 29. Featuring speakers Nina Roberts, Gillian Bowser, Ruth Alexander, Camille Dungy, and Alexandra Hernandez, presenters shared their experiences with nature, race, and diversity in our national parks. Here is a link to a video of the panel in its entirety: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ew8Tgsv7Fs

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