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Pikes Peak Regional History Symposium

Event Type: History Library Programs
Date: 6/8/2013
Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Time: 5:00 PM
Description:
 Pikes Peak Regional History Symposium

Massacres of the Mountain West - June 8, 2013

8:30 a.m. Doors open at East Library
9 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks - Tim Blevins and Paula Miller

9:15 - 10:45 a.m. - Massacres – Myths, Meaning & Memories

•Mike Olsen - Myths and Massacres: An Incident on the Santa Fe Trail
•Rick Hendricks - The 1761 Comanche Massacre
•Christie Wright - South Park Perils: Mini-Massacres During Park County, Colorado’s Wild West Era
•Jeff Broome - The 1864 Nathan Hungate Family Massacre; Prelude to Sand Creek?
•Mike Olsen - Questions & Discussion

10:45 - 11 a.m. - Break

11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. - Massacres - Murder, War or Vengeance?
•Chris Rein - “Our first duty was to God and our next to our country:” The Effects of Religious Indoctrination on the Sand Creek Massacre
•Katherine Scott Sturdevant - Daughters and Fathers: Family Secrets behind Colorado’s Indian Massacres
•Stephen Collins - The Labeling of Lawfulness and Lawlessness in the Labor Dispute at Ludlow: The Rhetorical Framing of Identity Before, During, and After the Massacre
•Jonathan Rees - Stories Unions Tell: The Historiography of the Ludlow Massacre
•Mike Olsen - Questions & Discussion

12:30 - 1:15 p.m. - Complimentary Light Lunch

1:15 - 2:45 p.m. - Massacres – Lasting Consequences - Political, Scientific, Cultural
•Lynne Bliss - The Gunnison Massacre, a Turning Point in U.S. Relations with Native Americans and Mormons
•Heather Norris - The Columbine Influence
•Steve Ruskin - A Massacre Most(ly) Fowl: The Specimen Collections of Charles Aiken & Edward Warren
•A Myriad of Massacres - PechaKucha*
Robin Hammitt -Massacre of the American Bison
Jim Nelson - Mountain Meadows Massacre
David Mason - Reading from Ludlow: A Verse Novel
•Mike Olsen - Questions & Discussion

2:45 p.m. – Break

3:00 – 4:00 p.m. - Reception and musical performance by Dennis Daily and Gary Arcemont - “I’ll sing you a song, though it may be a sad one” – Massacres in traditional song

NOTE: IF YOU REGISTER ON THE WAITING LIST, PLEASE PROVIDE YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS FOR NOTIFICATION SHOULD A SEAT BECOME AVAILABLE.
Library: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd.
Location: East Community/Conference Rooms I & II
Registration Ends: 6/5/2013 at 12:00 AM
Contact: Special Collections
Contact Number: 719-531-6333 x2253
Presenter: Special Collections
Link: Watch the event live on UStream!
Status: Closed


We're sorry. The registration deadline was 6/5/2013 at 12:00 AM.