SLMSSA Lecture: Kristine Haglund, “Every Member an Historian: Why Mormon History is too Important to be Left to Professionals”

By November 23, 2009

From the Salt Lake Mormon Studies Student Association website.

For our first Salt Lake Mormon Studies Student Association lecture, we’re pleased to have Kristine Haglund, editor of Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought, present a lecture entitled “Every Member An Historian: Why Mormon History is too Important to be Left to Professionals.”

When: December 3, 2009, 7 pm

Where: The Warnock Engineering Building (link to map), Room  1230 (The University of Utah).

Free parking  is available right across the street from the Engineering building as show in the map linked to above. Room 1230 is on the street level.

This event is free and open to the public.

See or email at for further information

SLMSSA Dec. 3 Lecture Final

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  1. Luck, Kristine – wish I could be there.

    Comment by matt b — November 23, 2009 @ 1:23 pm

  2. or, “Why Spelling or Grammar Should Never be Left to Juveniles.”


    Comment by Scott B. — November 23, 2009 @ 3:01 pm

  3. Scott, help me out here. I was in a hurry and I don’t have Lavina on retainer 🙂

    Comment by Jared T — November 23, 2009 @ 4:49 pm

  4. Jared: The title had read “Why Mormon History is to important…”

    The to/too mistake is too consistent amongst us to cause more than just a smile 🙂

    Comment by Ben — November 23, 2009 @ 4:54 pm

  5. We do that often? I never noticed…well, obviously!

    Comment by Jared T — November 23, 2009 @ 5:44 pm

  6. Oh, don’t worry about the to/too problem. Better first to work on everybody getting lie/lay right.

    Comment by Mark B. — November 23, 2009 @ 6:54 pm

  7. HB will try to make it.

    Comment by smb — November 23, 2009 @ 9:11 pm

  8. What if it said “is to impotent,” which would be double funny

    Comment by BHodges — November 24, 2009 @ 10:22 am

  9. (nice, Blair!)

    Comment by Kristine — November 24, 2009 @ 1:01 pm

  10. I’m really hoping for more discussion than lecture, since I’m no historian! I think Mormon history has a particularly motley and interesting group of practitioners, and I’m interested in how we make space for their varied contributions, all of which are important (though ultimately, perhaps, also impotent :))

    Comment by Kristine — November 24, 2009 @ 1:03 pm

  11. Thanks for the announcement–I’m not a historian by any stretch of the imagination, but I’ll be in town and it sounds very interesting.

    Comment by kristine N — November 24, 2009 @ 10:03 pm

  12. Thanks for the further information, Kristine. And other Kristine, I hope you’ll be able to make it. The map linked to is good, but it doesn’t extend too far from campus. If you need any assistance, please email me at

    Comment by Jared T — November 24, 2009 @ 10:28 pm

  13. Break a leg, Kristine. Sounds fun.

    Comment by sister blah 2 — November 24, 2009 @ 11:57 pm

  14. Did I miss the notes for this Jared?

    Comment by BHodges — December 16, 2009 @ 10:44 am

  15. No, my notes were crap, so I’m waiting on Kristine to shoot me a summary, which I’ll post as soon as I get it. Thanks for askin’.

    Comment by Jared T. — December 16, 2009 @ 12:21 pm


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