Friday Sep.8, 2017 in Northern Michigan University Pioneer Rooms
University Center Sponsored by the Center for Upper Peninsula Studies and the generous financial support of the Sonderegger family
Continental Breakfast 8:30-8:55
9:00-9:15 Robert Winn, Ph.D. Northern Michigan University, Dean of Arts and Sciences- Welcome and Opening Remarks
9:15-9:45 Robert Archibald, Ph.D. Northern Michigan University. “Trapped: Steel, Whiskey, Extinction, and the Upper Peninsula Fur Trade.”
9:45-10:15 Jack Deo, Independent Scholar. “The Surveying Brothertons: One Hundred and Forty Years of Surveying Upper Michigan.”
Morning Coffee Break 10:15-10:30
10:30- 11:00 Beth Gruber, Research Librarian Marquette Regional History Center. “Fire in Shaft #3: the Osceola Mine Fire.”
11:00- 11:30 Russ Magnaghi, Ph.D. Northern Michigan University: Professor Emeritus. “Michigan State Constabulary and Its Upper Peninsula Origins.”
11:30-12:00 Robert Winn, Ph.D. Northern Michigan University, Dean of Arts and Sciences. “Upper Michigan Brain Tumor Center: Origin, Growth and Future.”
Lunch Peter White Lounge University Center 12:00-1:00
1:00-1:30 Wil Rankinen, Ph.D. Grand Valley State University. “Finnish and American English Pronunciations of ‘sauna’ in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.”
1:30: 2:00 Carolyn Person, President of Chippewa County Historical Society. “History of Dunbar, Chippewa County, Michigan: Farm to Recreation Area.”
Afternoon Coffee Break 2:00-2:15
2:15-2:45 Abbey Palmer: North Farm Education Coordinator at the Upper Peninsula Research and Extension Center Michigan State University. “Strawberries, Milk, and Honey: 118 Years of Research at Michigan’s First Agricultural Experiment Station, the Chatham North Farm.”
2:45-3:15 Troy Henderson Ph.D. Michigan History Center, Michigan Iron Industry Museum. “Exhibiting Modern Mining.” Closing Remarks 3:15-3:20
Honoring Professor Russell M. Magnaghi
September 11 and 12, 2014
Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014 in the Erie Room, University Center
7:00 pm. Professor Gabe Logan, Playing for the People: The Labor Sport Union Athletic Clubs in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. Professor Logan’s research was supported by a Center for Upper Peninsula Studies Fellowship Award.
Friday, Sept. 12, 2014 in the Mead Auditorium, West Science Hall
Schedule of Events
8:00-8:30 Continental Breakfast
8:30-8:45 Opening by Robert Archibald and introduction of President Erickson
8:45-9:00 Welcome by President Fritz Erickson
9:00-9:15 Robert Archibald. Honoring Russ M. Magnaghi.
9:15-10:00 Daniel Truckey, Canadian Immigrants in the Upper Peninsula
10:00-10:45 Gregory Wood, Industry, Labor and the Right to Smoke in Michigan’s Arsenal of Democracy.
11:00-11:45 Glenda Ward,Voices of the Gossard.
1:00-1:45 Marsden, Michael. The Blind. Shoot Shack as Sacred Space.
1:45-2:30 Mr. Ted Bays. An Immense World of Delight: The U.P. in Prose.
2:45-3:30 Troy Henderson. “Holing Up:” The Origins, Evolution, Lifestyle and Work of Shackers in the Upper Great Lakes.
3:30-4:15 Northern Conversations. Russell M. Magnaghi and Michael Marsden discuss the beginnings of the Center for Upper Peninsula History and the Sonderegger Symposium.