Conference to explore Pacific, American West

By By Edgar Zuniga Jr.

By Edgar Zuniga Jr.

The American West Center and the Pacific Island Student Association will host a conference this weekend titled “Pacific Worlds and the American West.”

The conference is meant to give attendees a greater understanding of the relationship between the nations of the Pacific and the western regions of the United States.

The conference will focus on identity, imperialism, the environment, religion and education.

Several scholars on Pacific cultures will deliver keynote speeches and more than 70 scholars will hold panels during the conference.

For more information, visit www.hum.utah.edu/amwest.

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