Teaching with Primary Sources (TPS) Western Region at Metropolitan State University of Denver was proud to be a co-sponsor of the Western History Association's 52nd Annual Conference "Boundary Markers and Border Crossers," October 4-7, 2012, Grand Hyatt Hotel, Denver, CO. Participants in these sessions learned how to integrate Library of Congress primary sources into the study of Western History.
Friday, October 5, 2012, 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.The Outdoors: How to Teach and Research, Work and Play in the American West – Featuring Chair Lindsey Passenger Wieck, and Panelists Craig Kinnear (University of Notre Dame) and Matt Makley (Metropolitan State University of Denver). Moderated by Peggy O'Neill-Jones (TPS Western Region).
Using the Public's History Collection: The Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources Collection's Resources for Westerners, Genealogists, Teachers, and Scholars – Featuring Chair Peter Blodgett (Huntington Library), and Panelists Linda Sargent Wood (Northern Arizona University) and Brent Modak (Assumption Catholic School). Moderated by Peggy O'Neill-Jones.
Friday, October 5, 2012, 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 noon
Indians on the Road: How to Teach, Research, and Publish Borderlands, Identity, and Transnational Histories –
Saturday, October 6, 2012, 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Featuring Chair Brian Collier (University of Notre Dame), and Panelists Cathleen D. Cahill (University of New Mexico)
and C. Joseph Genetin-Pilawa (Illinois College). Moderated by Peggy O'Neill-Jones.
Your First Book: Producing it, Publicizing It, and Teaching It – Featuring Chair Jon Coleman (University of
Saturday, October 6, 2012, 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 noon
Notre Dame), and Panelists Thomas Andrews (University of Colorado) and Leah S. Glaser (Central Connecticut
State University). Moderated by Peggy O'Neill-Jones.