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Education on Demand Eternal Learning Series

Eternal Learning Series

Georgia O'Keeffe, Guy A. Carlander, and Panhandle Modernism in the Visual Arts
with Amy Von Lintel, WTAMU Assistant Art Professor

Wednesday, April 2, 9, 16, 23, 2014

10:30 to 11:45 a.m.
Room 1011 in the WT Amarillo Center
Cost is $50 for the series

This lecture series will examine the rise of a regional flavor of artistic modernism that developed in the Texas Panhandle between 1910 and 1940. We will discuss such topics as the crucial years for the career of painter Georgia O'Keeffe spent in Amarillo (1912-1914) and Canyon (1916-1918), as well as the rise of a local and highly diverse style of modern architecture defined by Amarillo architect Guy A. Carlander (active in the 1920s and 1930s). Such focal topics will allow us to trace the connections between the Panhandle as a region that developed according to trends of American modernity—from railroad shipping, to cattle ranching, to the discovery of oil and gas resources—and broader, national perspectives of modernism in the visual arts.

Register and pay online:

  • Go to Buff Advisor
  • Click Continuing Education
  • Click register and pay for Continuing Education Classes
  • In the Topic Code drop-down menu, choose LEISR-Leisure Studies
  • Click the box on the far left of the course
  • Click submit
  • Fill out the fields for name, email address, address and phone.  You do not need to fill in any other boxes.
  • Click the box at the bottom to verify the information is correct, then click sumbit.
  • Continue the form and registration as prompted.

Or pay with a check:
Send your name, address, phone and email address along with a $50 check made payable to WTAMU to
Eternal Learning Series
WTAMU Education on Demand
WTAMU Box 60185
Canyon, Texas 79016


Past Eternal Learning Series

Fall 2013
"The Enlightenment: From Reason to Revolution" by Dr. David Baum

Spring 2013
"Vampires through Time: How Vampire Novels Reveal Societies' Fears" by Dr. Jean Stuntz

Fall 2012
"Orations of the Dignity of Man, Men, Ideas, Ideals in Renaissance Europe" by Dr. David Baum

Spring 2012
"All Things New Media: How Did This Happen?" by Dr. Leigh Browning

Fall 2011
"And to the Republic for which it Stands: What can Philosophy tell us about the American Dream (and vice versa)?" by Dr. David Hart

Spring 2011
"Understanding Religous Conviction" by Dr. James Hallmark

Fall 2010
"A Biographicall Approcah to American History" by Dr. Townsend
"United States History through the Eyes of WT" by Dr. Martin Kuhlman

Education on Demand (EoD) at West Texas A&M University offers the Eternal Learning Series. This 'learning for life' series was developed to extend our best resource to the community. Each semeser a series of topics are selected which are designed to be interesting and thought provoking, as well as providing opportunities for disccusion and making new friends. The Eternal Learning Series is informal, fun and there is a no-exam environment.