Edward N. Peterson Lecture Series

Apostle Islands, Bayfield, Wisconsin
Apostle Islands, Bayfield, Wisconsin

Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2023

4 p.m. ReceptionKatrina Phillips, Ph.D.
4:30 p.m. Lecture & Q/A
320 University Center, University of Wisconsin-River Falls


Dr. Katrina Phillips, Macalester College, Saint Paul, Minnesota

Associate Professor of History with a focus on Native history and the history of the American West

“‘The Land is the Only Thing’: Tracing the History of Ojibwe Activism in Northern Wisconsin”

Video recording of this event (1 hr., 22 min.)

More about Dr. Phillips

Dr. Phillips' books include:

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The lecture series honors the memory of Professor Ed Peterson, who taught at UWRF from 1954 to 2005. It addresses issues that were the focus of Dr. Peterson's academic life and are still relevant today: war and peace, abuses and limits of power, the struggle for democracy in the twentieth century.

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Contributions may be added to the fund over time. Any questions may be directed to Neil Kraus, History and Philosophy Department, or UWRF Foundation Office, 715-425-3505.

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About the Lecture Series

About Dr. Ed Peterson

Sponsored by UWRF:

  • Edward N. Peterson Lecture Series Endowment
  • History and Philosophy Foundation
  • History and Philosophy Department
  • College of Arts and Sciences