University Center Ballroom
5:30 Appetizers & cash bar
6:30 Dinner & program
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Tim Howe, Professor of History, St. Olaf College
Topic: Being a Good Shepherd: Athens, Eleusis, Delphi and the Environmental Politics of Ancient Greece
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Awards presented at the banquet for:
History & Philosophy Essay Competition
DEADLINE — 4 p.m. Friday, Apr. 5, 2013 (tentative)
Hard copies only—in Dr. Kiril Petkov's mailbox
ELIGIBLE — All History & Philosophy majors & minors
Friday, Apr. 20
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Joe Fitzharris, professor emeritus, University of St. Thomas
Topic: "Going to War with the 25th Wisconsin—in Minnesota! Post-Dakota Uprising Service in 1862"
Keynote Speaker: W. Thomas White, Ph.D., UWRF History and Philosophy
Keynote Speaker: Tim Ericson, past archivist at UWRF's Area Research Center
Topic: "The Prescott Project: Discovering Northwestern Wisconsin's First African American Community"
Keynote Speaker: Annette Atkins, Flynn Professor in the Humanities and Professor of History, Saint John's University and the College of Saint Benedict
Topic: "Making History? An Exploration of Remembering, Researching, and Creating the Past, Our Past." Dr. Atkins spoke about the function of history as well as its creation, using Creating Minnesota as a jumping off point and for examples. She drew listeners into thinking about their personal and our collective pasts and what that means.
Friday, Apr. 18
Keynote Speaker: Peter Rachleff, Professor of History, Macalester College
Topic: "Unpacking History"—Dr. Rachleff opened his historical suitcase to reveal a song which connects Count Basie, Richard Wright, Paul Robeson and the emergence of the Civil Rights Movement.