University of North Dakota Faculty/Staff Newsletter

Historian speaks on “New Visions of the Nonpartisan League” April 16

Michael J. Lansing, Associate Professor of History at Augsburg College in Minneapolis, will speak on “New Visions of the Nonpartisan League” at 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 16, in the East Asian Room of the Chester Fritz Library. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Dr. Lansing’s research focuses on the history of the Red River Valley and the North American West, emphasizing the intersection of political history, environmental history, and gender history. He has received fellowships and awards for his work from the Newberry Library, the Western History Association, the Montana Historical Society, the Western Historical Quarterly, and the Utah State Historical Society. Lansing is a co-author of The American West: A Concise History (Wiley-Blackwell, 2008) and his articles have appeared in the Western Historical Quarterly, Environmental History, the Journal of Historical Geography, the Utah Historical Quarterly, and Ethics, Place, and Environment. His current project is a book-length examination of the Nonpartisan League in the U.S. and Canada.

For more information, contact Cynthia Prescott, Assistant Professor of History, at 777.3438 or