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Oct 31 2016 | Center News
Starting from the premise that HBO’s Westworld should be understood both as science fiction and as a western, Kara McCormack examines the ways the ideologies of the mythic West are woven throughout the narrative landscape.
Oct 18 2016 | Center News
Our western enterprise media fellow Zack Colman has published the first of a series of articles supported by the Center: "How the Western Water Wars May End," the the cover story of this week's Christian Science Monitor.
Oct 13 2016 | Happenings
Water in the West researchers presented shapshots of their research into groundwater measurement and how suggestions about how data can be improved.
Oct 12 2016 | Happenings
We're excited to announce a terrific slate of events this month. In the coming weeks, we will welcome three distinguished speakers who will share their unique perspectives on the majestic trees, landscapes, and myths of the American West.
Sep 21 2016 | Happenings
The author and photographer hurtled like a comet through the fabric of the American West in the early 20th century, burning with anger and determination for social change. That picture was drawn by four specialists at a Stanford symposium on Sept. 19.
Sep 15 2016 | Center News
As the 2016-17 academic year begins, we are sad to say goodbye to our cohort of postdoctoral scholars and affiliated researchers. We are also very happy to report on their new postings and undertakings.
"It was absolutely incredible to me how much I had learned," writes Princess Umodu. "Keeping the ballot measures database updated was only the beginning. Work included compiling and double-checking legislation on various topics including voter id and poll watcher requirements, as well as a brief stint in legislative vacancies."

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