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PAHA 2013 Annual Meeting Program
New Orleans Marriott
555 Canal Street
New Orleans, LA 70130
504-581-1000


Program of Events:

PAHA Annual Board Meeting
Thursday, January 3, 2013: 3:30 PM-5:30 PM
New Orleans Marriott, Preservation Hall, Studio 5




Registration
Friday, January 4, 2013: 8:00 AM-8:30 AM
New Orleans Marriott, Preservation Hall, Studio 5


Themes in Polish and Polish American Arts, Letters, and Sciences
Friday, January 4, 2013: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
New Orleans Marriott, Preservation Hall, Studio 5
Chair: Pien Versteegh, Windesheim University of Applied Sciences


Papers:
Constructing Femininity: The Monica Krawczyk Short Story Contests of the 1960s
Grazyna Kozaczka, Cazenovia College

Between Myth and Stereotype: Tackling the Story of Polish American Inventors and Their Contributions
Slawomir Lotysz, University of Zielona Gora

The Career and Lyrics of Marion Lush: Their Significance for Polonia
Thomas Napierkowski, University of Colorado Colorado Springs

Górecki in America: From Copernicus to Sorrowful Songs
Maja Trochimczyk, Moonrise Press

Comment: The Audience




Registration
Friday, January 4, 2013: 10:00 AM-10:30 AM
New Orleans Marriott, Preservation Hall, Studio 10


Researching and Documenting Polish American History
Friday, January 4, 2013: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
New Orleans Marriott, Preservation Hall, Studio 10
Chair: Thomas Napierkowski, University of Colorado-Colorado Springs


Papers:
Forgotten Records of Casimir Pulaski's Birth and Death
Peter Obst, La Salle University

Polish Diaspora in America and Europe
Barbara Pulaski, Mount Ida College
Francis Wolenski, Boston University

Not Just Keepsakes: Research Opportunities In Digitized Polish American Anniversary Booklets
Ewa Wolynska, Central Connecticut State University

Comment: The Audience




Registration
Friday, January 4, 2013: 10:00 AM-10:30 AM
New Orleans Marriott, Preservation Hall, Studio 5


Topics in Twentieth- and Twenty-First-Century Polish American History
Friday, January 4, 2013: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
New Orleans Marriott, Preservation Hall, Studio 5
Chair: Maja Trochimczyk, Moonrise Press


Papers:
The Polish Museum of America: Twenty-First-Century Developments
Geraldine Balut Coleman, Polish Museum of America

The Chene Street History Project: Documenting a Lost Detroit Neighborhood
Karen Majewski, University of Michigan
Marian Krzyzowski, University of Michigan

Death Comes to Polonia: Mortality among Polish Immigrants in the Early Twentieth Century
John Radzilowski, University of Alaska Southeast

Comment: The Audience




Registration
Friday, January 4, 2013: 2:00 PM-2:30 PM
New Orleans Marriott, Preservation Hall, Studio 5


Polish and Polish American History in the Cold War
Friday, January 4, 2013: 2:30 PM-4:30 PM
New Orleans Marriott, Preservation Hall, Studio 5
Chair: Brian McCook, Leeds Metropolitan University


Papers:
Joe Biden: Politics in the Polish American Community in Wilmington, Delaware
Thomas Duszak, State Library of Pennsylvania

"The Little UNO" at 769 First Avenue, New York, 1956–63
Anna Mazurkiewicz, University of Gdansk

Spies from the Embassy: Polish Counter-intelligence Structures Responsible for Surveillance of American Diplomatic Posts, 1956–89
Patryk Pleskot, Institute of National Remembrance

The Strategic Mind of Zbigniew Brzezinski: How a Native Pole Used Afghanistan to Protect His Homeland
J. B. White, Louisiana State University

Comment: The Audience




Registration
Saturday, January 5, 2013: 8:30 AM-9:00 AM
New Orleans Marriott, Preservation Hall, Studio 5


Topics in Nineteenth-Century Polish and Polish American History
Saturday, January 5, 2013: 9:00 AM-11:00 AM
New Orleans Marriott, Preservation Hall, Studio 5
Chair: Neal Pease, University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee


Papers:
The White Eagle with an Eagle, Globe, and Anchor: First Sergeant Peter Tolusciak
Annette Amerman, Marine Corps History Division

"Polish" Regiments in the U.S. Colored Troops during the American Civil War
Piotr Derengowski, University of Gdansk

Szlachcic As Model Gentleman: Poland, Partition, and the British Romantic Historical Novel
Adam Kozaczka, Syracuse University

A Portrait of New Orleans Polonia in the Mid-Nineteenth Century
James Pula, Purdue University North Central

Comment: The Audience




Registration
Saturday, January 5, 2013: 11:00 AM-11:30 AM
New Orleans Marriott, Preservation Hall, Studio 5


Polish Diaspora in America and Europe
Saturday, January 5, 2013: 11:30 AM-1:30 PM
New Orleans Marriott, Preservation Hall, Studio 5
Chair: Theodore Zawistowski, Pennsylvania State University


Papers:
Interethnic Relations in Letters to the Editor in the Polish Language Press, 1902–69
Anna D. Jaroszynska-Kirchmann, Eastern Connecticut State University

The Politics of Memory and Exile within the Polish Diaspora in the United Kingdom, 1945–89
Brian McCook, Leeds Metropolitan University

The Polish Diaspora in the Wider World: Polish Settlements in Belgium and the Netherlands, 1920–30
Pien Versteegh, Windesheim University of Applied Sciences

Comment: The Audience




Book Forum: Mikolaj Stanislaw Kunicki, Between the Brown and the Red
Saturday, January 5, 2013: 2:30 PM-4:30 PM
New Orleans Marriott, Preservation Hall, Studio 5
Chair: Neal Pease, University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee


Papers:
Between the Brown and the Red: Nationalism, Catholicism, and Communism in Twentieth-Century Poland
Mikolaj S. Kunicki, University of Notre Dame

Comment: Neal Pease, University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee