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CANCELLED - Beaumier Center Lecture Series: "Stereotypes of the Yooper"

Presented by Beaumier Upper Peninsula Heritage Center at NMU Jamrich Hall, Marquette MI

Mar 16 2020
CANCELLED - Beaumier Center Lecture Series: "Stereotypes of the Yooper"

The popular culture of the Upper Peninsula is full of stereotypes about Yoopers, both male and female. Often funny, yet sometimes inaccurate, these stereotypes can be seen on television, in movies, in music and literature.

The popular culture of the Upper Peninsula is full of stereotypes about Yoopers, both male and female. Often funny, yet sometimes inaccurate, these stereotypes can be seen on television, in movies, in music and literature. Regardless of their truth, do they portray “Yoopers” in a positive or negative light?

Dr. Hilary-Joy Virtanen is Assistant Professor of Finnish & Nordic Studies at Finlandia University. She is an ethnologist specializing in Nordic and Upper Midwestern (USA) cultural practices, including festivals, traditional arts, oral genres, music, folk dance, ethnic and national

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Jamrich Hall Room 1320

INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

Additional time info:

Jamrich Hall, Room 1320

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

NMU Jamrich Hall

1401 Presque Isle Ave, Marquette, MI 49855

ACCESSIBILITY INFO

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