Past Speeches

Patty Limerick is a widely sought-after speaker for a number of Western constituencies. Past public appearances are listed below. Click on “Events” for more information about Center-sponsored events, and click on “Request a Speaking Engagement” if you are interested in inquiring about Patty’s availability to speak at your organization’s next event.

Water and Colorado: Where Are We Now, and How Did We Get Here?

Author Patty Limerick will speak about her books A Ditch in Time and Legacy of Conquest with Douglas County Libraries and Chautauqua at Roxborough. Using her books as a framework for discussion, Limerick will explore the topics of water challenges, history, etc. of the West and more specifically the Denver metro area. To register for the…

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World War II and the West it Wrought

The year 2016 will mark the 75th anniversary of America’s entry into World War II. Increasingly, scholars are asking in what ways the war and post-war years  – in the West and in the nation at large – can be understood as a platform upon which future generations can continue to build. The 75th anniversary…

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AAUW 90th Anniversary Celebration

Let’s celebrate AAUW Boulder’s 90 years of Translating Mission Into Action “Then, Now, and Tomorrow” Celebrate with Wine and Cheese in The Damon Room If you would like to attend or donate to AAUW Boulder in honor of their 90th Anniversary, please complete this form and make your check payable to AAUW Boulder, write “90thAnniversary” in the memo line,…

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Borderlands of Southern Colorado Symposium

FREE | Open to the Public | Light lunch provided Registration: https://goo.gl/forms/u6xu5gUaBqiZ8gmF3 History Colorado in partnership with the Center of the American West and Colorado State University-Pueblo will present a symposium exploring themes and scholarship focused on the borderlands of southern Colorado, including communities such as Pueblo, Trinidad, and the San Luis Valley. The symposium,…

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League of Women Voters Annual Meeting

Get your tickets now to hear Patty Limerick speak at the Jefferson County League of Women Voters Annual Meeting. Wednesday, April 19 at Lakewood Country Club Meeting begins at 10am / Lunch at Noon / Speaker at 1pm Tickets per person are $30 by check or $32.04 using charge card. Paying by check mail to LWVJeffco, 1425…

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