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Thursday, September 19, 2019

2019 PILSTER GREAT PLAINS LECTURE

7:30pm (Mountain Time)     

Chadron State College Student Center

"What Were the Populists Thinking?!"

2019 Pilster Lecturer, Dr. Charles Postel, San Francisco State University

Introduction: Dr. David Nesheim, Chair, History Department, Chadron State College

Welcome:  TBA, Chadron State College

Welcome: Lynn Roper, President, Mari Sandoz Heritage Society

The lecture is FREE and open to the general public!  The lecture will be followed by audience questions, refreshments and book signings. Books will be available for purchase at the lecture.

 

Friday, September 20, 2019

8:30 am (Mountain Time) 

Sandoz High Plains Heritage Center Chicoine Atrium

SYMPOSIUM REGISTRATION & PACKET PICK UP

 

8:50am

WELCOME & INTRODUCTIONS

 

9:00am

SESSION 1

"Title TBA"

Description TBA

Speaker: Dr. Jeff Wells, University of Nebraska Kearney

 

10:10am

SESSION 2

Panel Discussion on Capital City by Mari Sandoz

Description TBA.

Panelists: Dr. Mary Clai Jones, English Department, Chadron State College and Dr. Christopher Steinke, History Department, University of Nebraska Kearney

 

11:00am

SESSION 3

"Title TBA" 

Description TBA

Speaker: Dr. Maria L.O. Munoz, Susquehanna University

 

NOON-1:30pm    LUNCHEON     

Chadron State College Student Center

Presentation of the 2019 "In the Spirit of Mari Sandoz" Award, lively table networking and conversation

 

Return to the Sandoz High Plains Heritage Center Chicoine Atrium following the luncheon

 

1:30pm

SESSION 4

"RegeNErate Nebraska: Growing Nebraska Communities From The Ground Up"

Presentation will address what regenerative agriculture is, why soil health practices must be adopted by farmers and ranchers holistically, plus highlights recent activities surrounding regenerative agriculture in Nebraska.  

Speaker: Graham Christensen, RegeNErate Nebraska

 

3:00pm

SESSION 5

Panel Discussion "Populism in the Panhandle: Something less than a Movement"

Description TBA

Moderator: Dr. David Nesheim, Chair, History Department, Chadron State College

Panelists: Chadron State College Students TBA

Saturday, September 21, 2019

SATURDAY MORNING AT THE BEAN BROKER

The Bean Broker Coffee House & Pub, Downtown Chadron

202 W. 2nd Street

 

9:30am

SESSION 6

“Title TBA"

Description TBA

Speaker: Dr. Lisa Pollard

 

10:30am

CLOSING REMARKS & ANNOUNCEMENT OF 2020 PILSTER LECTURE & MARI SANDOZ SYMPOSIUM

"Immigration"

Dates TBA