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Friday October 4

7:00 pm
2013 O. Fritiof Ander Lecture in Immigration History
Presented by: Gunlög Fur, Linnaeus University, Sweden
Indians and Immigrants: Entangled Histories
Saturday October 5

8:30 am
Gunlög Fur, Linnaeus University, Sweden

Karen Kupperman, New York University
Naturalizing Scandinavians and Indians in the late 19th Century Midwest

9:10 am
Karen Hansen, Brandeis University
From Strangers to Wary Neighbors: Land Taking on the Spirit Lake Dakota Indian Reservation

9:40 am
Betty Bergland, University of Wisconsin-River Falls
Historical Trauma and Competing Narratives: Dakota and Norwegians in the Wake of the 1863 Expulsion from Minnesota

10:10 am

10:40 am
Adam Hjorthén, Stockholm University, Sweden
Traveling in the Footsteps of Settler Colonialism: How Modern Sweden Co-Produced the Vanishing Indian 

11:10 am
Larry Scott, Augustana College
Nordenskiöld, Natives, and the Mesa Verde

11:40 am
Mattie Harper, University of California, Santa Cruz
Writing French African Indians into Minnesota's Immigration History

12:10 pm

1:15 pm
Vivian Delgado, Bemidji State University 
Foreigners in Our Own Land

1:45 pm
Jane Simonsen, Augustana College
Intimacy and Exchange: Native American and Portrait Photography

2:15 pm
Stephen Warren, Augustana College

2:45 pm

3:15 pm
Claes H. Jacobson, Stockholm, Sweden
John Anderson and Swedish Immigrant Photographers in the 19th century North America
4:00 pm
Guided tour of exhibition

Registration Information

There is no fee to attend the lectures, but pre-registration is requested.  The buffet lunch is $10 per person.  Persons wishing to attend these events should send in their reservations and check by September 20. You can download the registration form in a pdf by clicking on this link. If you are having trouble clicking on these links you can also visit our webpage about the symposium

For further information please contact:
Susanne Titus
Conference Coordinator
Swenson Center
Augustana College
639 38th Street
Rock Island, IL 61201

Telephone 309 794 7807
Fax 309 794 7443

Sessions will be held in Larson Hall within Bergendoff Hall of Fine Arts on the Augustana College campus, 3701 7th Avenue, Rock Island.

The Swenson Center gratefully acknowledges financial assistance for this conference from:

American-Scandinavian Foundation, New York
Linnaeus University Center for Concurrences in Colonial and Postcolonial Studies, Växjö, Sweden
Swedish Council of America, Minneapolis 

* The conference/exhibit is in a partnership with the Native American Coalition of the Quad Cities and Augustana College Art Museum.

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