Presentations

Abstracts or links to audio/video of recent Cody Studies research by scholars affiliated with The Papers of William F. Cody project presented at conferences and other scholarly forums in the United States and Europe.

Year: | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013

| 2012 | 2011 | 2010 |

2016

  • “Studying Buffalo Bill in the Digital Age: Virtual Worlds, Text Analysis, and Spatial Humanities,” Department of History, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID, 9 March 2016. Douglas Seefeldt, Ball State University.

2015

  • “Virtual Buffalo Bill’s Wild West, Six-Shooters: A Digital Frontiers Lightning Round Session, Western History Association annual conference, Portland, OR, October 2015. Douglas Seefeldt, Ball State University.
  • “Editing  George Beck’s unpublished manuscript,” monthly meeting of the Pahaska Corral of Westerners, Cody, WY, February 23, 2015. Lynn Houze and Jeremy Johnston, Buffalo Bill Center of the West.

2014

  • “Buffalo Bill’s Best Shot: The Wild West in Europe,” American Heritage Center Board of Advisors, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY, November 2014. Julia Stetler, University of Wyoming.
  • “The Enduring Global Legacy of Buffalo Bill’s Wild West.” Fifty-Fourth Annual Conference of the Western History Association, Newport Beach, CA, October 17, 2014. A roundtable discussion featuring Jeremy Johnston, Buffalo Bill Center of the West; Douglas Seefeldt, Ball State University; Frank Christianson, Brigham Young University; Michelle Delaney, Smithsonian Institution; and Riva Freifeld, Documentary Filmmaker.
  • “The Enduring Global Legacy of Buffalo Bill’s Wild West,” Roundtable, Michael P. Malone Conference: the Wild West in Transatlantic Perspective, Bozeman, MT, September 24-27, 2014. Julia Stetler, University of Wyoming.
  • “Advocating for Your Museum Through Collaborative Digital Projects.” Colorado-Wyoming Association of Museums Annual Meeting, Cody, WY, May 8-10, 2014. Presenters: Jeremy Johnston, Curator of Western American History; Curator of the Buffalo Bill Museum; and Managing Editor, The Papers of William F. Cody; Linda S. Clark, Assistant Managing Editor, The Papers of William F. Cody; Mary Robinson, Housel Director, McCracken Research Library, Buffalo Bill Center of the West.

2013

  • “Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Warriors: Photographs by Gertrude Käsebier,” Gilcrease Museum, Tulsa, OK, November 23, 2013. Michelle Delaney, Smithsonian Institution.
  • “A Transnational View of the American West: The European Tours of Buffalo Bill,” American Heritage Center, November 2013. Julia Stetler, University of Wyoming.
  • “Advance Work: Art and Advertising in Buffalo Bill’s Wild West,” 11th Annual Symposium, Booth Western Art Museum, Cartersville, GA, October 25, 2013. Michelle Delaney, Smithsonian Institution.
  • “The Papers of William F. Cody.” Six-Shooters lightning round session, Fifty-Third Annual Conference of the Western Historical Association, Tucson, AZ, October 2013. Jeremy Johnston, Buffalo Bill Center of the West.
  • “The Cooper-Cody Connection: Representations of the American West in Nineteenth-Century Germany,” Fifty-Third Annual Conference of the Western History Association, Tucson, AZ, October 2013. Julia Stetler, University of Wyoming.

2012

  • “Rope-Trick Revolution: Transforming Representations of Vaqueros in “Wild West” Exhibitions.” Shifting Boundaries: Expansion, Invasion, and Violence in the West, Seventh Annual James A. Rawley Conference in the Humanities, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, March 31, 2012. Pablo Rangel, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
  • “The William F. Cody Archive.” Digital Poster Session. 1862-2012: The Making of the Great Plains, 38th Interdisciplinary Symposium, Center for Great Plains Studies, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, March 28-30, 2012. Jason A. Heppler, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
  • “From Toronto to Grasshopper Falls: The Westering Impulse of the Codys to 1865.” 1862-2012: The Making of the Great Plains, 38th Interdisciplinary Symposium, Center for Great Plains Studies, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, March 28-30, 2012. Kaci Nash, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
  • “Nebraska Plainsman to the Nation, 1869-1883.” 1862-2012: The Making of the Great Plains, 38th Interdisciplinary Symposium, Center for Great Plains Studies, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, March 28-30, 2012. Douglas Seefeldt, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

2011

2010

  • “Je viens… who’s coming? The Reception of Buffalo Bill’s Wild West in Europe and America.” Buffalo Bill and Europe, Buffalo Bill Historical Center, Cody, WY, August 5-6, 2010. Joseph Farrell, University of Strathclyde.
  • “Cody’s Wild West in England and the Ends of American Exceptionalism.” Buffalo Bill and Europe, Buffalo Bill Historical Center, Cody, WY, August 5-6, 2010. Frank Christianson, Brigham Young University.
  • “P.T. Barnum, Buffalo Bill, and the Advent of American Cultural Imperialism.” Buffalo Bill and Europe, Buffalo Bill Historical Center, Cody, WY, August 5-6, 2010. Gretchen Adams, Texas Tech University.
  • “Remarks on the Problem of Buffalo Bill.” Keynote Address, Buffalo Bill and Europe, Buffalo Bill Historical Center, Cody, WY, August 5-6, 2010. Paul Fees, Independent Scholar.
  • “The Wild West Show and the Progressive Image of American Indians.” Buffalo Bill and Europe, Buffalo Bill Historical Center, Cody, WY, August 5-6, 2010. Jason Heppler, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
  • “‘Buffalo Bill’s Defunct?’ I Don’t Think So mr. cummings.” Keynote Address, Buffalo Bill and Europe, Buffalo Bill Historical Center, Cody, WY, August 5-6, 2010. Steve Friesen, Buffalo Bill Museum and Grave.
  • “Cody and the Curriculum.” Buffalo Bill in Europe, First International Cody Studies Conference, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland, June 3-4, 2010. Maryanne Andrus, Buffalo Bill Historical Center, and Kurt Graham, LDS Church History Museum/Papers of William F. Cody.
  • “Four Centuries of the Native Exploration of Europe, From Diego Colón to Short Bull.” Buffalo Bill in Europe, First International Cody Studies Conference, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland, June 3-4, 2010. Larry Cebula, Eastern Washington University.
  • “Nationalism in a Transnational Context: The Making of America in Cody’s “The Wild West in England.” Buffalo Bill in Europe, First International Cody Studies Conference, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland, June 3-4, 2010. Frank Christianson, Brigham Young University.
  • “Advance Work: Art and Advertising in Buffalo Bill’s Wild West.” Buffalo Bill in Europe, First International Cody Studies Conference, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland, June 3-4, 2010. Michelle Delaney, Smithsonian Institution.
  • “The Reception of Buffalo Bill’s Wild West in Barcelona (1889-90) and Trieste (1906).” Buffalo Bill in Europe, First International Cody Studies Conference, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland, June 3-4, 2010. Chris Dixon, University of Strathclyde.
  • “Pulp Fiction and the Making of Buffalo Bill.” Buffalo Bill in Europe, First International Cody Studies Conference, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland, June 3-4, 2010. Brett Flehinger, Harvard University.
  • “The Wild West Side of American Existence: Buffalo Bill and Theodore Roosevelt as Cultural Ambassadors of the American Frontier Experience.” Buffalo Bill in Europe, First International Cody Studies Conference, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland, June 3-4, 2010. Jeremy Johnston, Buffalo Bill Historical Center.
  • “Buffalo Bill and the Paris World’s Fair of 1889.” Keynote Address, Buffalo Bill in Europe, First International Cody Studies Conference, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland, June 3-4, 2010. Jill Jonnes.
  • “Buffalo Bill, Rough Riders, and the Manly Image.” Buffalo Bill in Europe, First International Cody Studies Conference, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland, June 3-4, 2010. Brent Rogers, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
  • “The Chances of Success: William F Cody’s Quest for Wealth, Stature and Acceptance in North America and Europe.” Buffalo Bill in Europe, First International Cody Studies Conference, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland, June 3-4, 2010. John Rumm, Buffalo Bill Historical Center.
  • “William F. Cody and the Digital Frontier.” Buffalo Bill in Europe, First International Cody Studies Conference, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland, June 3-4, 2010. Douglas Seefeldt, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.