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PAHA 2011 Annual Meeting Program
The Westin Copley Place Boston
10 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02116


Program of Events:

PAHA Annual Board Meeting
Thursday, January 6, 2011: 3:00 PM-5:00 PM
The Westin Copley Place, Ipswich Room
Presider: Brian McCook, Leeds Metropolitan University
Comment: Neal Pease, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

 



Registration
Friday, January 7, 2011: 8:30 AM-9:30 AM
The Westin Copley Place, Lobby (Ground)
Presider: Brian McCook, Leeds Metropolitan University


New Directions in Polish and Polish Transnational History
Friday, January 7, 2011: 9:30 AM-11:30 AM
The Westin Copley Place, Ipswich Room
Chair: Brian McCook, Leeds Metropolitan University

 
Papers:
Polish Displaced Persons and the Direction of the Brazilian Post-World War II Immigration Policy
Maria do Rosário Rolfsen Salles, Universidade Anhembi Morumbi
Sênia Regina Bastos, Universidade Anhembi Morumbi

A Way to Cope: Strategic Female Networks in the United States and Germany
Pien Versteegh, Tilburg University

The Warsaw Uprising: The View from Lublin
James Blackwell, University of Glasgow

Rural and Village Life in Interwar Poland: The Louise Arner Boyd Photographic Collection
Neal Pease, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Comment: The Audience

 



Registration
Friday, January 7, 2011: 1:30 PM-2:30 PM
The Westin Copley Place, Lobby (Ground)
Presider: Pien Versteegh, Tilburg University


American Polonia in New England
Friday, January 7, 2011: 2:30 PM-4:30 PM
The Westin Copley Place, Ipswich Room
Chair: James Pula, Purdue University North Central

 
Papers:
Diehard Polish People: The Polish American Community in Willimantic and Windham, Connecticut, 1900–2010
Anna D. Jaroszynska-Kirchmann, Eastern Connecticut State University
Emil Pocock, Eastern Connecticut State University

When Polonia Met Americana: Polish Americans in Salem, Massachusetts
Cathy Stanton, Tufts University

Polish Americans in the Connecticut River Valley in the Twentieth Century
Mary Patrice Erdmans, Central Connecticut State University

Weaving Community: Polish Americans in New Bedford, Massachusetts
Brian McCook, Leeds Metropolitan University

Comment: The Audience



Book Forum: New Works in Polish and Polish American Studies
Friday, January 7, 2011: 5:00 PM-7:00 PM
The Westin Copley Place, Ipswich Room
 
Topics:
M. B. B. Biskupski, Hollywood’s War with Poland, 1939-1945 (Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2010)

James Pula, ed., The Polish American Encyclopedia (Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2010)

Comment: Mary Patrice Erdmans, Central Connecticut State University

 



Registration
Saturday, January 8, 2011: 8:30 AM-9:00 AM
The Westin Copley Place, Lobby (Ground)
Presider: Brian McCook, Leeds Metropolitan University


Catholicism, Schism, Urban Politics, and the Law: Recent Research in Polish American History
Saturday, January 8, 2011: 9:00 AM-11:00 AM
The Westin Copley Place, Ipswich Room
Chair: Neal Pease, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

 
Papers:
Catholicism in Polonia: A Reappraisal
John Radzilowski, University of Alaska Southeast

The Sensationalism of Schism: Polish and English-Language Print Media and Conflict in Catholic America, 1880–1965
Margaret J. Rencewicz, University of Pittsburgh

Polish Power in Milwaukee, 1960–68
Stephen Leahy, American University in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bruce Bielaski and the Development of the Federal Bureau of Investigation
James Pula, Purdue University North Central

 



Registration
Saturday, January 8, 2011: 11:00 AM-11:30 AM
The Westin Copley Place, Lobby (Ground)
Presider: Pien Versteegh, Tilburg University


Poland and Polonia Across Generations
Saturday, January 8, 2011: 11:30 AM-1:30 PM
The Westin Copley Place, Ipswich Room
Chair: Anna D. Jaroszynska-Kirchmann, Eastern Connecticut State University

 
Papers:
The Image of Polish “Tourists” or “Wakacjusze” in Recent Polish Fiction: Working and Creating a New Ethnic Identity in America.
Grazyna Kozaczka, Cazenovia College

Images of Chopin's Death in Art and Poetry
Maja Trochimczyk, Moonrise Press

Poland in the World's Fair 1939–40
Iwona Drag Korga, Pilsudski Institute

"Will we invite news reporters?" Solidarity Tucson: From Politics to Cultural Representations
Monika Glowacka-Musial, Temple University

Comment: The Audience

 



Registration
Saturday, January 8, 2011: 1:30 PM-2:30 PM
The Westin Copley Place, Lobby (Ground)
Presider: Brian McCook, Leeds Metropolitan University


Polish-American Writing: Growing Up Polish American and Living to Write About It
Saturday, January 8, 2011: 2:30 PM-4:30 PM
The Westin Copley Place, Ipswich Room
Chair: Anna D. Jaroszynska-Kirchmann, Eastern Connecticut State University

 
Topics:
Growing Up Polish American
John Guzlowski, Eastern Illinois University
Paul Milenski, independent scholar
Mark Pawlak, University of Massachusetts at Boston
Lisa L. Siedlarz, Southern Connecticut State University

Comment: The Audience

 



Polish American Historical Association Awards Ceremony and Reception
Advance Registration/Fee Required
- click here to register
Saturday, January 8, 2011: 6:30 PM-9:30 PM
The Westin Copley Place, Huntington Room
Presider: Brian McCook, Leeds Metropolitan University