Beyond Lewis & Clark: A Symposium on Army Exploration and National Expansion.” September 26 – 27
Washington State Historical Museum
1900 Pacific Avenue
Tacoma, WA 98402
FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION, OR TO REGISTER, CALL 253/798 – 5877.
James Ronda, John Logan Allen, Tom Chaffin, Ron Tyler and Brian Dippie Tom
Chaffin, John Charles Fremont: Reimagining the American West.
Brian W. Dippie, “Equal I Have Never:” Custer Explores the Black Hills, 1984
James P. Ronda, "Seeing the Western Country:" The Great Plains Expeditions
of Stephen H. Long, 1819 -1820
Ron Tyler,"The Most Picturesque and Wonderful Scenery:" Illustrated Government
Publications Related to the American West, 1843-1863
September 26 - Teachers Institute with James Ronda and John Logan Allen,
1:30 - 5 pm; Clock Hours available through the Tacoma School District
September 26: Opening reception for registered History Museum members: 5:30
- 8 pm.
September 27: Conference sessions; 8:30 am - 5 pm & Closing reception: 5:30
pm - 7 pm
Museum members attending the symposium will have the opportunity to participate
in a private opening reception with museum director, David Nicandri, and the
conference presenters on September 26. To become a museum member please call,
253/798 - 5902
Registration for the general public includes admission to all sessions,
viewing of the exhibition, " Beyond Lewis and Clark," light refreshments on
Monday and closing reception. Monday lunch is not included.
For discounted rate, registration must be received on or before September
13. After September 13, registration will only include the September 27 sessions.
COST: Museum Member: all events and sessions - $55.00
Monday sessions and reception - $35.00
General admission Monday sessions and Monday reception - $40.00
Student admission Monday sessions - $15.00
Teachers Institute Sunday Institute and reception - $40.00
Sunday Institute, reception and all Monday events $75.00
James Ronda and John Logan Allen will host a pre-symposium teachers institute
on Sunday from 1: 30 - 5:00. Teachers are also invited to attend all activities
John Logan Allen
Presentation Topic: The Immediate Legacy of Lewis and Clark: The Fur Trade
in the Rockies, 1806-1812
John Logan Allen is chair of the Department of Geography at the University
of Wyoming. He is the author of many books including Passage Through the
Garden: Lewis and Clark and the Image of American Northwest and the soon to
be published Garden, Desert, and Passage: Fur Trade, Fremont and the Shaping
of American Images of the West, 1806-1846.
Tom Chaffin is a visiting scholar in the Department of History at Emory University
and former director of the Emory University Oral History Project. He is the
author of Fatal Glory: Narciso Lopez and the First Clandestine U.S. War Against
Cuba and Pathfinder: John Charles Fremont and the Course of American Empire.
Brian W. Dippie is a professor in the History Department of the University
of Victoria and a former president of the Western History Association. He is
the author of many works including Custer's Last Stand: The Anatomy of an American
Myth and The Vanishing American: White Attitudes and U.S. Indian Policy.
James P. Ronda is the H. G. Barnard Chair in Western History at the University
of Tulsa. Professor Ronda is the author of numerous books, including Lewis and
Clark Among the Indians and Jefferson's West: A Journey with Lewis and Clark.
He is a former president of the Western History Association and served as consulting
historian on the nationally travelling exhibits "Rivers, Edens, Empires: Lewis
& Clark and the Revealing of America" and "Beyond Lewis and Clark: The Army
Explores the West."
Dr. Ron Tyler is the director of the Texas State Historical Association and
Professor of History at the University of Texas at Austin. He has written or
edited numerous books on Western and American history and art, including Visions
of America: Pioneer Artists in a New Land. He is editor of the Southwestern
Washington State Historical Society
1900 Pacific Avenue
Tacoma, WA 98402
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