UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Tablescape, History and Philosophy Banquet 

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Friday, Apr. 29, 2016

Save the date!

Keynote speaker & topic details coming soon

University Center Ballroom

5:30 p.m. Social hour - appetizers - cash bar
6:30 p.m. Dinner & program


Cost and dinner menu coming soon

Deadline for paid reservations: Friday, Apr. 22


Parking

Permit details coming soon

Those arriving after free permits are in use, may purchase a permit at the pay station in the parking lot.

Free parking is also available on the side streets north of Cascade Avenue and possibly on 6th Street near the Power Plant.

Directions & parking map
Building floor plan

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Students!

Awards presented at the banquet for:  

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History & Philosophy Essay Competition

Deadline—Friday, Apr. 8

 

Hard copies only—in Dr. Kiril Petkov's mailbox

ELIGIBLE — All History, HIST-BFSS, and Philosophy majors/minors

 

Past banquets

2015

Event photoslink (Flickr.com)

Friday, May 1
UC Ballroom

Keynote Speaker: Robert Entenmann, Professor of History, St. Olaf College

Topic: "The Indigenization of Christianity in Late Imperial China: Chinese Catholic Priests Between Two Worlds"

About Professor Entenmannlink

2014

Event photoslink (Flickr.com)

Friday, Apr. 27
UC Ballroom

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Jill Zahniser, Independent Scholar

Topic: History, Memory, and Alice Paul

Alice Paul: Claiming Powerlink

Scholarship recipients
Essay contest winners


2013

Event photoslink (Flickr.com)

Friday, Apr. 26
UC Ballroom

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

About Dr. Howelink

Scholarship recipients
Essay contest winners


2012

Friday, Apr. 20
UC Ballroom

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"

About Dr. Fitzharris

2011

Friday, Apr.29
UC Ballroom

Keynote Speaker: W. Thomas White, Ph.D., UWRF History and Philosophy

Topic: "James J. Hill and the Presidents: When Big Money Comes to Politics"

About Dr. White

2010

Friday, Apr.23
UC Ballroom

Keynote Speaker: Tim Ericson, past archivist at UWRF's Area Research Center

Topic: "The Prescott Project: Discovering Northwestern Wisconsin's First African American Community"

2009

Event photoslink (Flickr.com)

Friday, Apr.24
UC Ballroom

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.

About Dr. Atkinslink

MINNPOST article, Dec. 2007link

2006

Friday, Apr. 18
UC Ballroom

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.

About Dr. Rachlefflink


Contact Us

History and Philosophy Department
307 Kleinpell Fine Arts Building
(715) 425-3164
history@uwrf.edu

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