Western History Myths

History professors talked about some of the prevailing myths about western history. The panel was titled “Doing Battle with the Zombies of Western… read more

History professors talked about some of the prevailing myths about western history. The panel was titled “Doing Battle with the Zombies of Western History.” The zombies, they explained, are stories about Western stereotypes that consistently reappear over time and are exaggerated or untrue. The scholars gave examples of these “zombies” and provided theories on why these stories keep coming back. close

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  • Patricia Limerick Chair University of Colorado->Center of the American West
  • Jon T. Coleman Associate Professor University of Notre Dame->History Department
  • Anne F. Hyde Professor University of Oklahoma->History Department
  • Kevin Allen Leonard Professor Western Washington University->History Department
  • Karen Leong Associate Professor Arizona State University->School of Social Transformation
  • Lorena Oropeza Associate Professor University of California, Davis->History Department
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Western History Myths

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Program ID:
328896-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Portland, Oregon, United States
First Aired:
Dec 13, 2015 | 6:30pm EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Jan 09, 2016 | 2:30pm EST | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Dec 13, 2015 | 6:30pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 13, 2015 | 10:30pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 19, 2015 | 10:30am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 20, 2015 | 4:30am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 09, 2016 | 2:30pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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