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.

10:45-11:00 Break

11:00-11:45 Glenda Ward,Voices of the Gossard.

11:45-1:00 Lunch

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.

2:30-2:45 Break

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.