MARQUETTE – Five presentations on the Upper Peninsula will be featured during the Sonderegger Symposium IV at Northern Michigan University. It will be held from 1-4:40 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 13, in the Huron Room of the University Center. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

John Anderton, director of the NMU Center for Upper Peninsula Studies, will deliver opening remarks. The remaining schedule is as follows:

•1:10-1:50 p.m., “Inland dunes within Eastern Upper Michigan: A Legacy of

Lake Minong,” by Henry Loope and Ronald Goble, University of Nebraska;

Walter Loope, U.S. Geological Survey; and Timothy Fisher, University of



•1:50-2:30 p.m., “The First People of the Upper Peninsula: Paleo-Indian Geoarchaeology in Northern Michigan,” by John Anderton, NMU.


•2:30-3:10 p.m., “Thirty Years of Racism in a Midwestern Mining Town,” by Paul Lubotina, NMU.


•3:10-3:50 p.m., “Testing their Loyalty: World War I in the Upper Peninsula,” by Russell Magnaghi, NMU.


•3:50-4:30 p.m., “Danish Immigration to the Upper Peninsula as Exemplified by

Knud Nielsen,” by Howard Nicholson, NMU.


•4:30-4:40 p.m., Closing comments. Â Ã‚ Ã‚   Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ 


The Sonderegger Symposium is hosted annually by the Center for Upper Peninsula Studies at NMU, with financial support from the Sonderegger family.

Prepared By
Kristi Evans
News Director