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2014 Bavarian American Academy at Texas State

Group from Munich joins regional studies scholars for a nine-day workshop on “American Studies in Transatlantic Perspective: Critical Regionalism in Politics and Culture,” June 1-9, 2014.
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Artist in Residence

The Center for the Study of the Southwest announced today filmmaker John J. Valadez as its inaugural Artist-In-Residence. During his tenure, Valadez will create a companion book for his landmark PBS film “The Longoria Affair.”

Writing Beyond Borders
At The Wittliff Collections, four distinguished authors discussed the past, present, and future of Latina/o literature—in a world where writers are frequently moving beyond traditional borders and boundaries.

Latino Americans
Our sneak peak and panel discussion of the Six-Part Documentary Series that debuted on KLRU.

Our photography exhibition on display at Brazos Hall on artisan border brickmakers in Reynosa, Mexico.

Texas Crime Atlas CoverThe Center for the Study of the Southwest announces our inaugural book publication, Texas Crime Atlas by geographers Lawrence E. Estaville, Kristine Egan, and D. Kim Rossmo.

The Atlas includes maps of various crimes and demographics throughout the state and in our largest cities, as well as case studies of applied crime mapping, which reveal current border control insights and clues to a 19th-century cold case.
Buy your online copy here!
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NPR Remembers the Alamo with a Texas Historian

At The Alamo in San Antonio, Texas, Center for the Study of the Southwest director Frank de la Teja explains how the divering line between the United States and Mexico came to be drawn where it is. Click here to listen to the NPR interview.



Texas Books in Review

is a quarterly publication that monitors the literary production of books from or about Texas, providing rich reviews about contemporary publications across diverse fields and genres.


Southwestern American Literature

is a biannual scholarly journal that includes literary criticism, fiction, poetry, and book reviews concerning the Greater Southwest.