Lectures
"Words, Books, and Libraries" - Joe Amato (12:30-1:00 p.m.) Wednesday, March 29, 2006, in the SMSU library.

"When the Air Force Came to Town: The 787th Radar Squadron at Chandler, MN, 1951-1969" - William Palmer (12:00-1:00 p.m.) Thursday December 8, 2005, in SS 230.

"Before the Plow" - Nancy Sather (12:00-1:00 p.m.) Tuesday, December 6, 2005, in SS 230

"The Saint Peter's and Des Moines Rivers: Forgotten Gateways to the Northern Plains" - Alan Woolworth (12:30-1:20 p.m.) Wednesday, November 9, 2005, in Charter Hall 217.

“On Foot”- Joseph Amato, at the Bata Shoe Museum, Toronto, Canada September 29th (5-8pm).

"For You There Are No Words: A Southwestern Minnesota Story" - Jorie Miller (12:00-1:00 p.m.) Thurday April 21, 2005, in IL 214.

"Representative Government? Minnesota's Political Elite, 1890-1920" - Knut Oyangen (12:00-1:00 p.m.) Thursday April 7, 2005, in IL 214.

Rivers of History Outreach Project - John O. Anfinson and Anthony Amato (7:00-9:00 p.m.) in Minneapolis, MN, on February 3, 2005, and in Montevideo, MN, on March 24, 2005.

"Henry Sibley and the Consequences of Conquest" - Rhoda Gilman (1:00 p.m.) Tuesday, February 9, 2005 in IL 214.

"The Revolution Will Be Televised: What's Happening in Ukraine" - Anthony Amato (11:30 a.m.) Monday, December 13, 2004 in SS 235.

Geoff Cunfer, the Newberry Library in Chicago in November 2004.

"Leading the Pathfinders: Joseph LaFramboise on the Coteau des Prairies, 1833-1838 - Janet Timmerman, at The Thirty-sixth Annual Dakota Conference, "Great(er) Plains: Land and Water Issues for the Twenty-first Century" April 23-24, 2004.

"Native American Ecology: Two Perspectives" - James E. Sherow (3:00 p.m.) & Bonnie Lynn-Sherow (4:00 p.m.) Wednesday, April 21, 2004 in CH 201

History and Geography Conference: Assessing the Role of Geographical Information in Historical Scholarship - Geoff Cunfer, Chicago March 25-27, 2004.

"Shiloh Witness" - Joan C. Browning 7:00 p.m. Monday, March 22, 2004 in CH 201

"Leading the Pathfinders"- Janet Timmerman. Treaty Site Museum, St. Peter, MN. February 29, 2004

"Agricultural Land Use and Environment in the U.S. Great Plains, 1870-2000" - Geoff Cunfer. Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies of Austrian Universities, Vienna, Austria. This lecture was the inaugural event for their newly created Center for Environmental History. September 11, 2003

"Rethinking Home: A Book discussion" - Joseph Amato's book Rethinking Home is one of the featured books for the 63rd Annual Conference of the American Association of State and Local History. Amato discussed his writing and led a forum co sponsored by the National Council on Public History at the conference on September 17, 2003 in Providence, Rhode Island.

"It's All Over But the Splashing" - Anthony Amato, at "The Seventh Annual Multidisciplinary Conference on Holidays, Ritual, Festival, Celebration and Public Display" in Bowling Green, Ohio, May 29-31, 2003.

"Rethinking the Prairie as Home" - Joseph Amato, keynote presentation, Center for Western Studies 35th Annual Dakota conference, Sioux Falls, SD. May 2003.

The World Comes to Worthington: Immigration in Nobles County - Paul Neufeld-Weaver 7:00 p.m. Thursday, May 29, 2003 at the Nobles County Integration Collaborative (former West Elementary, corner of Clary and Turner)

"Impacts of New Immigrants on U.S. Rural Communities: the Midwest and South Compared." - David Griffith, 4:30 p.m. Thursday, May 1, 2003 in SS 230.

On Earth as it is in Heaven: The Creation and Evolution of the Minnesota Holy Land, 1849-1889- Tim Hoheisel 7:00 p.m. Thursday, April 24, 2003 in CH 217

Great Oasis Presentation - Janet Timmerman, 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 8, 2003 at Hadley Community Center

Rural Population and Land Use Trends in Southwest Minnesota, 1870-2000- Geoff Cunfer, Monday, April 7, 2003 (Minnesota Population Center at the University of Minnesota)

Public Works in a Depression: Federal-Aid Road Building 1920-22 in Southwest Minnesota - John Davis 3:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 25, 2003 in CH 225

The World Comes to Worthington: Immigration in Nobles County, Minnesota - Paul Neufeld-Weaver 4:00 p.m. Monday, February 17, 2003 in CH 225

“Fight for Your Right, Care for Your Share: Agrarian Protest in Minnesota and the Netherlands, 1865-1929"- Paco Van der Louw 3:00 p.m. Tuesday, December 10, 2002 in IL 214

"Letters from a Peasant: The Wit and Wisdom of a Prairie Farmer"-Brent Olson Tuesday, November 12, 2002 (co-sponsored with the SSU English Department)

"Internet Resources for Genealogical Research"- Dennis Gigstad, HennepinCounty Management Information Systems Saturday, October 12, 2002 (Sponsored by the History Center and the Prairieland Genealogical Society.)

Kinsmen of Another Kind:Dakota-White Relations in the Upper Mississippi Valley, 1650-1862- Gary Clayton Anderson 7:00 p.m. Thursday, September 19, 2002 in CH 201

"Energy and Land: New Perspectives on the Industrial Revolution" - Fridolin Krausmann 3:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 17, 2002 in CH 217

A Distant Past Lingering: Long-term Environmental History and Historical Ecology of Rural Austria- Verena Winiwarter 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, October 2, 2001 in SC 158

Trading Places: Joseph LaFramboise on the Frontier, 1825-1840 - Janet Timmerman 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, September 25, 2001 in SS 224

Liberty and Loyalty: Pipestone, Minnesota and World War One - Chris Roelfsema-Hummel 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, September 19, 2001 in ST 216

"Why Friesland Failed: The Rise and Fall of Pine County, Minnesota's
Dutch Colony, 1896-1921"-Robert Schoone-Jongen
, Thursday, June 7, 2001

Electronic Connections: How Web Pages Make a Region - The MBBNet Regional Web Portal: Building Community, Critical Mass and a Global Link - William Hoffman 3:00 p.m. Thursday, November 16, 2000 in CH 225

Regional Journalists: How Newspapers Make a Region - Jerry Perkins 3:00 p.m. Thursday, November 9, 2000 in CH 225

Bioregionalism: Nature and Place - On the Llano Estacado of West Texas - Dan Flores 3:00 p.m. Thursday, November 2, 2000 in SCW 206

"Agricultural Co-ops in Minnesota" Gijs Schilthuis, 2000 Fellow from Waneningen University in the Netherlands, November 2000

"Agricultural Co-ops: Perspectives in Central Europe and Minnesota"-Gijs Schilthuis, September 26, 2000

"Narratives of Rural Church & Farm: The Evolving Metaphor of Family Farm"-Paul Nielsen, September 12, 2000

"Grasslands Grown: Sense of Place and Regional Identity on North America's Northern Prairies and Plains"-Molly Rozum, September 7, 2000

"The Family Farm" Paul Nielson, 2000 Fellow, May 2000




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