2017 Michael R. Argetsinger Symposium Schedule
Read about the Symposium here.
THURSDAY – IMRRC
7:00- 9:00 p.m.
Screening of the documentary film Havana Motor Club
FRIDAY – Watkins Glen International
10:00- 10:30 a.m.
Welcome and Opening Remarks
Primer Plano Cubano de la Carrera de la Calle – Cuban Street Racing Closeup: A Critical Analysis of the Documentary Movie ‘Havana Motor Club’, by Tom Adamich, MLS, President, Visiting Librarian Service, New Philadelphia, OH.
11:30- 3:00 p.m.
Free time for lunch.
It is Alive! Monster Energy’s Attempt to Revitalize NASCAR’s Top Touring Series, by Dr. Mark D. Howell, Professor of Communications, Northwestern Michigan College, Traverse City, MI.
Invaders and Invasions: The 1963 Motor Trend 500 at Riverside, by Daniel J. Simone, Ph.D, curator of the NASCAR Hall of Fame, Charlotte, NC.
SATURDAY – IMRRC
Win on Sunday & Sell Fifty Years Later: The Strange Competitive and Commercial Saga of Bentley, by Elton G. “Skip” McGoun, William H. Dunkak Professor of Finance, College of Management, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA.
A Moving Museum: Tourism, Pilgrimage, and the Iconic Route of the Mille Miglia, by Paul Baxa, History Department, Ave Maria University, Ave Maria, FL.
11:30- 1:00 p.m.
Free time for lunch.
Cultural Confusions: Maserati Serial Numbers, by T.A. Lister, Bsc (Physics), BE (Mech), Editor of Classic Motor Racing Club Newsletter, Ross, New Zealand.
KEYNOTE: Mad for Speed: The Racing Life of Joan Newton Cuneo, by Dr. Elsa Nystrom, Professor Emeritus of History, American Studies Department, Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, Georgia.
Women in Racing, by Dr. Elsa Nystrom and Pat Yongue, retired Professor, English Department, University of Houston.
Anne Cecile Rose-Itier, Overcoming Gender Barriers and Earning Legitimacy by Competing and Winning, by Francis G. Clax, Early 20th Century Automotive Industry Historian and Artifact Preservationist, Canandaigua, NY.
Speeding through a Man’s World: Women Sports Car Racers in the 1950s and 1960s, by Jeremy R. Kinney, Curator, Aeronautics Department, Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, Washington, D.C.