Chrislock lecture to feature Annette Atkins

chrislock2The 2008 Carl H. Chrislock Memorial Lecture, “The State We’re In: Thinking about Ourselves in Place and Time,” will be presented by Annette Atkins, professor of history and Flynn Professor in the Humanities, at Saint John’s University and the College of Saint Benedict.

The lecture takes place on Wednesday, Feb. 13, at 7 p.m. in the Marshall Room, Christensen Center. A booksigning follows the lecture.

Atkins has recently published “Creating Minnesota: A History from the Inside Out.” She also published “Harvest of Grief: Grasshopper Plagues and Public Assistance in Minnesota, 1873-78” (1984), and “We Grew Up Together: Brothers and Sisters in 19th-Century America” (2001). Continue reading “Chrislock lecture to feature Annette Atkins”