“a Norwegian named Sigerson” [EMPT]
Every three years, the Norwegian Explorers of Minnesota host a conference. It's been their practice since 1995, and they've had some well-attended and well-regarded programs in that time.
Julie McKuras, BSI ("The Duchess of Devonshire") and Gary Thaden are co-chairs of the latest conference, Dark Places, Wicked Companions, and Strange Experiences, which will be held August 8-11, 2019 in Minneapolis.
We spoke with Julie and Gary about the history of the conference, the Norwegian Explorers, the Sherlock Holmes Collections at the University of Minnesota Libraries, and more. Their description of past events and of plans for this year's festivities makes it sound like a very enticing conference, indeed!
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- The Norwegian Explorers of Minnesota
- Dark Places, Wicked Companions and Strange Experiences conference website
- The Sherlock Holmes Collections at the University of Minnesota Library
- Episode 67: The Sherlock Holmes Collections with Tim Johnson
- Episode 135: Helene Yuhasova: Woman of Mystery with Sonia Fetherston and Julie McKuras
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