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Annual Conference 2007

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"
  • 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


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