Friday, April 6
4:30 pm: Keynote speaker, Washington 201
- "Uncouth Nation: Why Europe Dislikes America"
- Andrei S. Markovits, Karl W. Deutsch Collegiate Professor of Comparative Politics and Germanics, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
- Recommended reading: Andrei S. Markovits, Uncouth Nation: Why Europe Dislikes America. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2007.
- See also Andrei S. Markovits and Steven L. Hellerman, Offside: Soccer and American Exceptionalism. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2001.
Saturday, April 7
Student Panels, James Room (University Center)
8:30 - 9:00: BREAKFAST 9:00 - 10:30: Emerging Ideals
- Barbara Blythe, "Sleepless in Carthage: Sappho and the Aeneid"
- Stephanie Morin, "Early Medici Patronage in Florence"
- Maria Booth, "The Emergence of Class Divisions in Edinburgh during the Scottish Enlightenment"
11:00 - 12:30: Movement and Migration
- Beth Block, "The Lessons of Rome: English Travelers and the Eternal City in the Eighteenth Century"
- Mary Catherine French, "Exclusion in Exile: Experiences of the ‘European' in Russian Émigré Memoirs"
- Jonathan Seiden, "Turkish Immigrants' Economic and Social Integration into Germany"
12:30 - 1:30: LUNCH and CLOSING REMARKS