Friday, March 24
4:30 pm: Keynote speaker, Tyler 301
- "Is There a Future for European Studies?"
- Diane Fourny, Associate Professor of French and Humanities & Western Civilization and Director of European Studies at the University of Kansas
- Recommended reading: Craig Calhoun, "European Studies: Always Already There and Still in Formation," Comparative European Politics 1 (2003), 5-20.
Saturday, March 25
Student Panels, York Room (University Center)
9:30-10:45: National Identity and Nation-Building in Europe
- Adam Boltik, "What Kind of Yugoslavia? An Analysis of the 1920 and 1923 Elections"
- Amy Zerwick, "Racism, Assimilation, and Immigration: A New Culture in France?"
10:45-12:30: Memory and Culture in Europe
- Kent Fogg, "The Milošević Regime and the Manipulation of the Serbian Media"
- Beth Galloway, "Comic Book as History: Art Spiegelman's Maus and the Connection with the Second Generation"
- Keith Klovers, "Charitable Giving in the Czech Republic: Filtering or Freeing Cultural Organizations?"
- Round Table Discussion, York Room (University Center)
1:30-3:00: European Encounters and Study Abroad
- Marion Abbott Thomas Opstal
- Mary Catherine French Ashley Pattison
- Stephanie Morin Kristen Sincavage
- Amanda Norris