IN THE FALL OF 2014, historians gathered at the Northern Great Plains History Conference voted to create the Midwest History Association (MHA), a culmination of ongoing discussions and projects to revitalize Midwest regional studies. The MHA sponsors annual conferences and publishes Middle West Review through the University of Nebraska Press. One of the principal figures in this renaissance of midwestern studies is Jon Lauck, who received his PhD in history from the University of Iowa and JD from the University of Minnesota Law School. Lauck taught at the University of South Dakota and served as a senior advisor to Senator John Thune of South Dakota. He has published several works on midwestern history, including Finding a New Midwestern History (2008), The Lost Region: Toward a Revival of Midwestern History (2013), and From Warm Center to Ragged Edge: The Erosion of Midwestern Literary and Historical Regionalism, 1920–1965 (2017), and is working...
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Interview with Jon Lauck
Timothy Dean Draper
Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society (1998-) (2022) 115 (2-3): 179–186.
Timothy Dean Draper; Interview with Jon Lauck. Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society (1998-) 1 October 2022; 115 (2-3): 179–186. doi: https://doi.org/10.5406/232833126.96.36.199.08
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