Friday, September 7, 2018 in Northern Michigan University Whitman Commons
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 "How the Upper Peninsula and Great Lakes Shipping Transformed the North American Economy" - Mark Ruge, J.D., Washington D.C.
9:45 - 10:15 "Fish Farms: Environmental Outline History of the Upper Great Lakes' Fisheries" - Robert Archibald, Ph.D. Department of History, Northern Michigan University
Morning Coffee Break 10:15-10:30
10:30 - 11:00 "Sailing into Legend - the Most Baffling Shipwrecks in the Great Lakes!" - Fred Stonehouse, President, Marquette Maritime Museum
11:00 - 11:30 "In the Land of Hiawatha: conservation and Literary Sociability in Northern Michigan" - Camden Burd, Ph.D. candidate, University of Rochester, New York. Grace Magnaghi Visiting Research Grant Recipient
11:30 -12:00 “Overview of World War One in the Lake Superior Basin" - Russ Magnaghi, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus, Northern Michigan University
12:00 - 1:00 Lunch, Whitman Commons
1:00 - 1:30 “The Roosevelt Libel Trail.” James McCommons, English Professor, Northern Michigan University. Grace Magnaghi Visiting Research Grant recipient
1:30 - 2:00 “Slovenes in the UP.” James Seelye, Ph.D. Department of History, Kent State University
2:00 - 2:30 “Female Agitators: The Women of the 1913–1914 Keweenaw Copper Strike.” Allie Penn, MLS candidate, Wayne State University
2:30 - 2:45 Afternoon Coffee Break
2:45 - 3:15 ”When Chicago Attacked the Piano: NMU Myth or Reality?” Dan Truckey, Director, Beaumier Upper Peninsula Heritage Center
3:15 - 3:45 “The Yankee an Emigrant from Scotland.” Don Balmer, independent scholar, Ishpeming, Michigan
3:45 - 3:50 Closing Remarks
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.