Dakota Conference: World War II Comes to the Northern Plains

Event Details

Date: April 22 - April 23, 2016

Location: The Center for Western Studies

The 48th annual Dakota Conference on Northern Plains History, Literature, Art and Archaeology, set for April 22-23 at the Center for Western Studies will take as its theme "World War II Comes to the Northern Plains" with the intention of examining the impact of the war, in all of its manifestations, on the Northern Plains region, specifically South Dakota and the contiguous states of North Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska, Wyoming, and Montana.

Learn more about the Dakota Conference and its theme.

Autograph Party for Authors

The Northern Plains Autograph Party will be held on Saturday, April 23, in conjunction with the conference.

Full event registration will be $50 ($45 for presenters) for the two-day event. Separate Meal Package (including Friday lunch and dinner and Saturday lunch) is $45. After Friday, April 15, the Registration will be $55 ($45 for presenters) and the Meal Package will be $50. Registration is free for full-time undergraduate students of any college or university and faculty and staff of Augustana University.

Registration is now open.

The Dakota Conference is supported in part by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.