The Symposium starts off right with the most important meal of the day...
An introduction by Dr. Russell Magnaghi
Welcome by Dr. Terry Seethoff, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences
Dr. Russell Magnaghi, "French Colonial Society in the Upper Peninsula in the 17th-18th Centuries"
Dr. Howard Nicholson, "Fruit Agriculture in the Upper Peninsula"
Mr. Walter Hanson, History Major, "Marquette and the Spanish Flu of 1918"
Dr. David Haynes, "Politics in the U.P. in the Late 20th Century"
Dr. Magnaghi introduces Dr. Abhijit Jain, "A Profile of Computer & Internet Usage in the U.P., 1997-2007"
Phyllis Wong, former NMU president Les Wong's wife, holds up a sample of a doll blanket made from scraps from the Gossard clothing company during her presentation "The Gossard Company Oral History Project"
Detail from the blanket
Dr. Robert Archibald, keynote speaker, "Sense of Community and the Upper Peninsula"
Audience members, including 75 French students from Marquette Senior High School.
The audience for the keynote address in the Ontario Room
The audience responds during a question and answer session
(left to right): Ann Joyal, former Director of the Seaborg Center; Mrs. Marion Sonderegger (center), wife of former History Department Head Richard Sonderegger and donor to the symposium; John Sonderegger, son of Marion and Richard.
Dr. Magnaghi and Dr. Archibald