University of Arizona Campus  •  March 2 - 3, 2019  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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Heidi Osselaer


Independent historian Heidi J. Osselaer, PhD, teaches history at Arizona State University and is the author of "Arizona's Deadliest Gunfight" and "Winning Their Place: Arizona Women in Politics, 1883–1950." She was historical consultant for the documentary films "Power's War" and "Women on the Mother Road: Women on Route 66" (forthcoming).

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Scheduled events:
Violence in the West
A trio of historians explore the myths and reality of frontier violence.

UA Library - Special Collections (Seats 100)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 2, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
History / Biography
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Integrated Learning Center (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Roger Nichols, Heidi Osselaer, Eduardo Pagan
Moderator: Thomas Cobb
Capturing the Political Zeitgist
What makes a great moment in history? Is it the people? Or the times in which they live? These authors have written biographies of politicians who reached great political heights, serving their communities. What propelled them?

UA Library - Special Collections (Seats 100)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 2, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
History / Biography
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Integrated Learning Center (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Mario García, Heidi Osselaer, Gary Stuart
Moderator: Tom Zoellner
Southwest Books of the Year Top Authors
Southwest Books of the Year is Pima County Public Library's annual review of the best in regional literature. Some of the authors who received top honors this year discuss their approach to writing the Southwest.

UA Library - Special Collections (Seats 100)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 3, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
2019 Southwest Books of the Year
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Integrated Learning Center (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Francisco Cantú, Heidi Osselaer, Karen Piper
Moderator: Helene Woodhams

Books:
Arizona's Deadliest Gunfight
History / Biography
University of Oklahoma Press
May 2018
ISBN 9780806160016
312 pages
$29.95, INSTORE
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On a cold winter morning, Jeff Power was lighting a fire in his remote Arizona cabin when he heard a noise, grabbed his rifle, and walked out the front door. More/less

Winning Their Place
History / Biography
University of Arizona Press
ISBN 9780816502394
239 pages
$24.95, INSTOCK
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In January 1999, five women were elected to the highest offices in Arizona, including governor, secretary of state, attorney general, treasurer, and superintendent of public instruction. More/less

Named Sponsors

Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

Friends of the Festival
Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
University of Arizona - Facilities Management
Western National Parks Association
William & Mary Ross Foundation

Key Sponsors

Arizona Office Technologies
Arizona Wholesale Supply
Marshall Foundation

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