Dan Flores, A.B. Hammond Professor of Western History
at the University of Montana, gave a talk entitled "Bioregionalism:
Nature and Place - On the Llano Estacado of West Texas" on
Thursday, November 2, 2000 at 3:00 p.m. in Student Center West
206 on the campus of Southwest State University.
Professor Flores is well known as a western historian,
an environmental historian, and an advocate of bioregionalism.
He also has a reputation as an engaging, charismatic public speaker.
Flores will help contribute to the exploration of the meaning,
definition, and creation of regions.
He has authored and edited many books including:
Horizontal Yellow: Nature and History in the Near Southwest,
Caprock Canyonlands: Journeys into the Heart of the Southern Plains,
Canyon Visions: Photographs and Pastels of the Texas Plains, Journal
of an Indian Trader: Anthony Glass and the Texas Trading Frontier,
1790-1810, The Mississippi Kite: Portrait of a Southern Hawk,
The Texas Red River Country: The Official Surveys of the Headwaters,
1876, Jefferson and Southwestern Exploration: The Freeman and
Custis Accounts of the Red River Expedition of 1806.