Western Lands & Peoples Initiative

College of Letters & Science

College Department

The Western Lands & Peoples Initiative is a series of programs and events highlighting interdisciplinary research within the College of Letters and Science that is focused on the places and peoples of the the Western United States and Canada. The college draws upon an impressive base of scholarship within the college in research areas such as the history, literature, and culture of the West; ecological studies of issues affecting the wildlife and fisheries of the region; and studies on the West's geography, geology and resources.