The Forum on European Expansion and Global Interaction [FEEGI] biennial conference will be held at the University of Minnesota on April 19-21, 2012. The conference is being held in cooperation with the Center for Early Modern History, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary, and the James Ford Bell Library, which will be holding an exhibit on "Encounters in the Pacific Rim."
For CONFERENCE REGISTRATION, click here
For HOTEL RESERVATIONS, click here
Thursday April 19th: Evening
On Thursday evening, the Bell and the CEMH are sponsoring a talk by Kris Lane of Tulane University
On the Mar del Sur: Early Spanish Trade in Pacific South America
followed by a reception. FEEGI members are invited to attend.
Time: 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Cost: Free and open to the public
Name: Center for Early Modern History
Sponsored by: Early Modern History, Bell Museum of Natural History
Friday April 20th:
The conference begins with a full day of panels and then an evening reception at the Anderson Library hosted by FEEGI.
Saturday April 21st:
Another full day of panels at Anderson Library and then an evening dinner. The dinner will be in addition to the conference registration fee and we hope to be able to subsidize some of the dinner cost for graduate student presenters. Specific details in regards to the registration and dinner costs will follow as plans become finalized.
Hotel & Conference Location:
900 Washington Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55415
(612) 455-8400 A group rate of $99.00 is available until March 19.
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You can travel to the hotel from the MSP International airport by several options including the Light Rail, SuperShuttle or by taxi.
If you are planning on attending the conference, and would be willing to serve as a panel moderator, please contact Ty Reese.
Ty M. Reese, History Department, University of North Dakota firstname.lastname@example.org