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A War To End All Wars

On the SMU campus just behind Perkins Hall Administration, tucked beneath a grove of stately oaks, you’ll find this small memorial. I first stumbled across it more than twenty-years-ago now, during my frequent nighttime perambulations around campus. 672 more words

Angels And Pins

DFW By Numbers: SMU

Southern Methodist University is a private university in Dallas and was ranked 58th in top colleges by Forbes. Find out more in this edition of DFW By Numbers.

DFW By The Numbers

“. . . love with no need to pre-empt grievance. . .” (Elizabeth Alexander)

Elizabeth Alexander
wrote her poem “Praise Song for the Day” for President Obama’s first inauguration. In the foreground, the poem is, of course, about the event which few of us had imagined would happen in our lifetimes—the inauguration of our first African American President. 1,383 more words


Early Morning Robbery At Gunpoint On SMU Campus

DALLAS, TX (CBSDFW.COM) - An SMU staff member reported being robbed of her purse at gunpoint about 7:15 a.m. Tuesday morning.

The woman said a white male got out of a dark-colored, two door sedan being driven by a white female with blond hair, near the Bridwell Library and the Owens Art Center near Bishop Boulevard.  273 more words


Preview of Two Talks in Texas

My family and I are just about to relocate from Texas (where we’ve been based for the past couple of months) to North Carolina, where I will embark on a 2-year DAAD postdoctoral fellowship… 599 more words


". . . the States were NOT strangers to each other; there was a bond of union already. . . " (Daniel Webster)

Many semesters in teaching “discourse” at SMU, the opening subject matter of my classes was the Gettysburg Address. Everyone reading this knows, and nearly every student to whom I assigned it over the years knew who wrote it and vaguely (some more vaguely than others) why it was written. 746 more words

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