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75th Anniversary Conference of PAHA at Loyola University Chicago, September 7-9, 2018


75th Anniversary Conference
of the Polish American Historical Association
7-9 September 2018, Loyola University Chicago
1032 W. Sheridan Rd., Chicago, Il 60660 

Conference Hotel: Hampton Inn, North Loyola Station, 
1209 W. Albion Ave., Chicago, Il 60626

The conference is free but registration is required for all events. polishamericanstudies.org/files/public/Registration75YearsPAHA.pdf


PROGRAM

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2018

9:00 AM GREETINGS.  Welcome by Loyola University Chicago; Consul General of the Republic of Poland; Welcome by PAHA President

9:40 – 10:15 AM KEYNOTE ADDRESS: John Bukowczyk, PAHA within the field of US Ethnic History - past, present and future

10:30 AM –12:30 PM QUO VADIS POLISH AMERICAN STUDIES: 
THE PAHA JOURNAL AS A REFLECTION OF THE SCHOLARLY FIELD. 
Chair: Anna Jaroszyńska- Kirchmann
- A Brief History of PAS – James S. Pula 
- Labor and Working Class – Dominic Pacyga
- Polonia’s Organizations – Donald Pienkos
- Gender and Family – Mary Patrice Erdmans
- Literature – Grażyna Kozaczka
- Study of American Polonia and Scholars in Poland – Adam Walaszek

12:30 PM –  1:50 PM   LUNCH BREAK

2:00 PM – 3:20 PM  YOUNG SCHOLARS FORUM. Dorota Praszałowicz, Chair

3:30 PM – 4:50 PM PAHA’S NEW PROJECTS IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE POLISH AMERICAN COMMUNITY. Neal Pease, Chair
- PAHA’s communication media, challenges and opportunities of the digital age – Maja Trochimczyk and Stephen Leahy
- Adjusting to the New Reality: Good Management Practices in Academia – Pien Versteegh
- PAHA and Polish American Community – Joint Projects: Polish American Travel Guide; Memoirs Project; Objects that Speak; Teaching Resources – panel discussion (Anna Jaroszynska-Kirchmann, Ewa Barczyk, Anna Muller, and Anna Mazurkiewicz)

6:00 PM BANQUET AT THE POLISH CONSULATE, CHICAGO


SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2018

9:00 AM -11:00 AM POLISH AMERICAN HISTORY IN MUSEUMS
Dominic A. Pacyga, Chair; Anna Muller, Discussant

- Polish Museum in Chicago –Małgorzata Kot
- Muzeum Historii Polski w Warszawie – Anna Piekarska
- Chicago History Museum – John Russick
- Muzeum Emigracji, Gdynia – Sebastian Tyrakowski
- J. Piłsudski Institute – Iwona Korga

11:15 AM – 12:45 PM  CONCURRENT EVENTS
a) LOYOLA ARCHIVE TOUR with Nancy Freeman
b) FILM SCREENING (TBA)

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM  LUNCH BREAK

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM  PAHA 2018 HALECKI BOOK PRIZE 
Joanna Wojdon, White and Red Umbrella – Presentation of the Haiman Medal and Discussion of the Prize-winning Book 

3:00 PM – 5:00 PM  POLONIA ROUNDTABLE: Advancement and Promotion of Polish and Polish American Studies in the United States. Chair: Bożena Nowicka McLees. Discussants:  Members of Chicago/Great Lakes Polish-American social and cultural organizations. 

5:30 PM.  RECEPTION FOR PARTICIPANTS 

8:00 PM.  CONCERT 


SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2018

MORNING EVENTS:

A) PAHA BOARD MEETING: 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM and Working Lunch to 1:30 PM
B) BUS TOUR FOR REGISTERED GUESTS: 9:30 AM -13:00 PM  
Tour of North Side of Chicago with Victoria Granacki 

AFTERNOON BUS TOUR (for PAHA Board members only): 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM Bus Tour of South Side of Chicago with Dominik Pacyga







ORGANIZERS

Conference organizers include the following institutions in Poland and the U.S.: 
  • Polish American Historical Association, 
  • Polish Studies Program at Loyola University Chicago; 
  • Polska Akademia Umiejetnosci; 
  • Wydział Studiów Międzynarodowych i Politycznych Uniwersytetu Jagiellońskiego: 
  • Instytut Amerykanistyki i Studiów Polonijnych, 
  • Jagiellońskie Centrum Studiów Migracyjnych; and 
  • Komitet Badań nad Migracjami Polskiej Akademii Nauk 

FUNDED IN PART by the Senate of the Republic of Poland.

PROGRAM COMMITTEE: 
  • Prof. Anna Mazurkiewicz – President on behalf of PAHA
  • Prof. Zygmunt Kolenda – President on behalf of PAU 
  • Bozena Nowicka McLees – Loyola University 
  • Prof. Dominic Pacyga – PAHA/ Columbia College Chicago 
  • Prof. Dorota Praszałowicz – PAN/PAHA 
  • Prof. James Pula – PAHA/PurdueUniversity 
  • Prof. Adam Walaszek – Jagiellonian University/PAHA 



1 comment:

  1. Our teachers' and textbook writers' group had a productive meeting today. Book 4 of our Elementary School Math series is progressing nicely, but is not quite ready yet to take out of the oven.  Mclimen Alma

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