Friday, August 22, 2008

Massacre at Mountain Meadows: A Scholarly Discussion

Massacre at Mountain Meadows: A Scholarly Discussion

September 5, 2008, 7pm
Main Auditorium
Salt Lake City Public Library
(200 East/400 South)

Free and Open to the Public

Join three of the Nation's Leading Scholars for a thought provoking discussion of the highly-anticipated book, Massacre at Mountain Meadows (Oxford University Press, 2008).

Dr. John Mack Faragher
Arthur Unobskey Professor of American History
Yale University

Dr. Philip Barlow
Arrington Chair of Mormon History and Culture
Utah State University

Dr. Donald Fixico
Distinguished Foundation Professor of History
Arizona State University

These distinguished panelists will offer both insights and questions that will place the Massacre within a deeper context of violence, imperialism, and religiosity in the U.S. West. Richard Turley, co-author of Massacre at Mountain Meadows will respond to the panel's critique and the audience will then be invited to join the conversation.

Presented by:
  • The University of Utah's American West Center
  • The Charles Redd Center for Western History at BYU
  • The Mormon History Association
  • The Tanner Humanities Center at the University of Utah
  • The Tanner Center for Non-Violent Human Rights at The University of Utah
  • The Salt Lake City Public Library

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