Northern Great Plains History Conference

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Sept. 14-17, 2016 in St. Cloud

St. Cloud State is proud to host the 51st annual gathering of historians who live and work in the Northern Great Plains region. The conference hosts scholars working in a variety of fields, including those interested in European, Asian, African, Canadian and American history.

The conference is at the Best Western Kelly Inn, downtown St. Cloud.

The Northern Great Plains History Conference is a professional gathering of scholars, affiliated and independent, public historians, history students, graduate and undergraduate and other practitioners of history, who work in the area of the Northern Great Plains of the United States and the Southern Great Plains of Canada. They present papers and roundtables in history subjects from around the globe and throughout time. The conference began 51 years ago and continues to offer a forum for the latest historical scholarship by those who live and work in the region. The Society for Military History also offers panels at the Northern Great Plains History Conference annually. The conference is hosted by member institutions and moves to a new location every year.

The 52nd Northern Great Plains History Conference will take place in Grand Forks, North Dakota, hosted by the University of North Dakota.

Image of the Primary Room and Annex in Old Main (1907) courtesy of the St. Cloud State University Archives.