Previous Conference Programs

PAHA sponsors Annual Conferences, in conjunction with the American Historical Association, which serve as a forum for research in the field of ethnic studies. The programs include scholarly presentation of recent research findings and may be found below. At the meetings, PAHA also bestows a series of awards honoring individuals and organizations for their contributions to the Polish American cultural and social life and to its history and the arts. The Halecki Prize honors books, the Haiman Award - distinguished scholars, the Amicus Poloniae - individuals not of Polish descent dedicated to the cause of Polonia, the Swastek Prize - the best article published in Polish-American Studies, and the Skalny Civic Achievement Awards - contributions to Polonia's community. PAHA also bestows Creative Arts Awards, Distinguished Service Award, and Graduate Student Awards.

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