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.

When the KKK was Active in Colorado Politics

If you’ve seen the movie BlacKKKlansman, you know that the KKK has a long history in Colorado. Patty Limerick and her research assistant Nicoli Bowley will present the history of the KKK and its role in Colorado Politics. Limerick is the Faculty Director and Chair of the Board of the Center of the American West…

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World War I Series

Join the Loveland Public Library and the Loveland Museum to celebrate the centennial of the World War I armistice with a series of events. Dr. Patty Limerick will discuss and examine how Colorado contributed to World War I. Joining Dr. Limerick will be Dr. Steve Leonard from Metro State University and Dr. Geoff Hunt from…

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Continuing the Conversation Event

Patty Limerick will start the gathering with a presentation about the importance of reflecting on our own actions and beliefs when conducting community conversations about difficult historical legacies.

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Day of Reflection

Please join us for an exploration of history and a chance to think more deeply about our history. In recent times, many neighbors have been thinking hard about our regional history, and about the very name “Stapleton.” This is a very healthy state of affairs, since an evidence-based understanding of history is essential for decision-making…

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Interview with Frank Dubofsky

Patty will be joining Frank Dubofsky on his early morning show to discuss the Center of the American West and current “hot topics” of the West. Tune it at 88.5 FM or 1390 AM to listen to their live conversation at 8:30am on Monday, December 4th.

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