Jack Williamson Lectureship combined with annual film festival

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Alisa Boswell ‘Exciting’ is a term many Eastern New Mexico University faculty used when talking about the upcoming 35th annual Jack Williamson Lectureship and the fourth annual High Plains Film Festival, which will be taking place March 31 through April 2. This year marks the first time the two events have been combined and the […]

Williamson Lectureship in 34th year

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By Clarence Plank: PNT staff writer The animated movie “Avatar” and a professional physicist who writes science fiction are set to play a part at the 34th annual Jack Williamson Lectureship at Eastern New Mexico University. The event runs Thursday and Friday, with a Thursday young writers panel at the Portales Public Library and an […]

Wednesday morning briefing: Lectureship this week, “Mythbusters” tonight

Good morning, and welcome to the Freedom New Mexico morning briefing. Wednesday’s weather is much like the rest of the week … dry and windy, with plenty of sun. Highs are in the 70s. Did you know? The Eastern New Mexico University Jack Williamson Science Fiction Lectureship, scheduled for Thursday and Friday, is in its […]

Nobel prize justly awarded to pioneers

Freedom New Mexico With all the hoopla over the fellow who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, the prize in Economic Science for 2009 has received less attention than usual. The recipients, Elinor Ostrom of the University of Indiana and Oliver Williamson of the University of California-Berkeley, did pioneering and practical work in understanding how […]

ENMU hosting 33rd Annual Jack Williamson Lectureship

By Argen Duncan: PNT Senior Writer Step into the world behind the other worlds of science fiction. Thursday and Friday, Eastern New Mexico University is hosting the 33rd Annual Jack Williamson Lectureship, which features speeches and panel discussions by science fiction writers and editors. Lectureship organizer Patrice Caldwell said writers are solitary people, but when […]

ENMU hosting Jack Williamson Lectureship on April 10

PORTALES — The 33rd annual Jack Williamson Lectureship at Eastern New Mexico University in Portales will welcome a galaxy of science fiction authors and editors on Friday, April 10.

Feb. 1, 2009 Births

Bare-Williamson Collin Ray Bare-Williamson and Valerie Nicole Bare-Williamson were born Dec. 19, 2008, at University Medical Center in Lubbock to Dustin Bare-Williamson and Samantha Dropps, both of Portales. Collin weighed 5 pounds, 15 ounces. Valerie weighed 6 pounds, 1 ounce. Grandparents are Alan and Mary Ann Dropps of Clovis and Rosalee Williamson of Portales and […]

Late author honored

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By Thomas Garcia: PNT staff writer A panel of science fiction writers and 80 guests attended the 32nd annual Jack Williamson Lectureship on Friday at Eastern New Mexico University. This year’s lectureship marks what would have been the month of Williamson’s 100th birthday. “We were worried that when Jack died, the lectureships might end,” said […]

Events Calendar, April 11

TodayJack Williamson Lectureship — 11:45 a.m. luncheon, Campus Union Ballroom, Eastern New Mexico University. Panels at 2 p.m. and 3:15 p.m.7th annual High Plains Prairie Chicken Festival — Milnesand Community Center and other locations. Information: 762-6997 or chickenfestival@yahoo.com SaturdayGreat American Clean-Up — 8 a.m. to noon City Park7th annual High Plains Prairie Chicken Festival — […]

Book on Williamson’s works to make debut at ENMU lectureship

By Thomas Garcia, PNT Staff Reporter A tribute to the science fiction works of Jack Williamson will be made available for the first time at the Eastern New Mexico University’s annual Jack Williamson Lectureship.