Thursday, April 22 1:00 P.M.
I. COMPLEXITIES OF BALTIC EUROPEANIZATION: ESTONIAN RADIATION, LATVIAN APPROPRIATION AND LITHUANIAN PROTEST
Chair: Arista Maria Cirtautas, University of Washington
* Rob Smurr, Evergreen State College, "Radiation and Remediation in Sillamae, Estonia"
* Amanda Swain, University of Washington, '"We Were Hippies Too': Europeanization and Lithuanian National Identity in Remembering Kaunas, May 1972"
2. FROM BALTIC CONTACTS TO BALTIC EMIGRE CONTACTS Chair: Andris Straumanis, University of Wisconsin, River Falls
* Algo Rammer, University of Tartu, "The Baltic Teachers' Union and Baltic Press Union as Promoters of the Baltic Entente"
* Kristina Pauksens, University of Toronto, "Baltic People and the Wartime Exile Community: Relationships, Attitudes, Memories"
* Jeremy Lamoreaux, Brigham Young University, Idaho, "Discourse of Danger: Securitizing Baltic Diasporas"
3. NEW RESEARCH ON BALTIC WOMEN AUTHORS
Chair: Delaney Skerrett, University of Queensland
* Daiva Litvinskaite, University of Illinois at Chicago, "Feminist Perspectives on Ugne Barauskaite's Desimit"
* Sirje Kiin, Independent Scholar, "Estonian Poetess Marie Under's Choices in the 1940s: Political Reading of her Work in Estonia, Germany, and by Estonian Exiles in the Free World"
* Violeta Kelertas, University of Washington, "Translating Zemaite"
Thursday 2:45 P.M.
4. BOOK PANEL: THE GERMAN MYTH OF THE EAST: 1800 TO THE PRESENT
Chair: Vejas Liulevicius, University of Tennessee
5. NINETEENTH- AND TWENTIETH-CENTURY BALTIC HISTORY Chair: Andrejs Plakans, Iowa State University
* Charles Perrin, Georgia State University, "Russification, Germanization, and National Minorities in the Southern Baltic, 1863-1914"
* Olavi Arens, Armstrong Atlantic State University "Herbert Hoover and the ARA in Estonia in 1919"
* Jordan Kuck, University of Tennessee, "Nationalism and the Public Sphere in Karlis Ulmanis' Latvia"
6. LINGUISTIC DEVELOPMENTS IN CONTEMPORARY LATVIA AND ESTONIA
Chair: Ineta Dabasinskiene, Vytautas Magnus University
* Iveta Grinberga, University of Washington, "Changes in Language Attitude and Behavior in Younger Generations of Latvian Speakers"
* Galen Basse, University of Washington, "Changes in Language Attitude and Behavior in Younger Generations of Latvian Speakers"
* Mall Pesti, Tallinn University, "Language through Literature"
Friday 8:30 A.M.
7. CHURCH HISTORY IN THE BALTICS (CANCELLED)
8. STAGE TRANSLATIONS OF IBSEN
Chair: Mark Sandberg, University of California, Berkeley
* Anne-Charlotte Harvey, San Diego State University, "Stage Translations of Ibsen"
* Barbara Oliver, Aurora Theatre Company Berkeley, Independent Scholar, "Stage Translations of Ibsen"
* Paul Walsh, Yale University, "Stage Translations of Ibsen"
9. IN BETWEEN: DISRUPTIONS IN THE FINNISH SELF-IMAGE OF THE EARLY 1900S (CANCELLED)
10. SCANDINAVIAN POLICIES AND POLITICS Chair: Andreas Duit, Stockholm Resilience Centre
* Christine Ingebritsen, University of Washington, "Nordica: The Epi-Center of the New Gobalism"
* Baldur porhallsson, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, "Iceland's Road to the European Union: A Small State without Economic and Political Shelter"
* Gunnhildur Lily Magnusdottir, Malmo University, "The Nordic States in the EU Agenda-Setting"
11. POST-COLONIAL IMAGINATION AND NORDIC CINEMA Chair: Troy Storfjell, Pacific Lutheran University
* Ursula Lindqvist, Harvard University, "Susanne Bier's Oppositional Landscapes"
* Helga Luthers, University of Colorado, Boulder, "Shapes of the (Post) Colonial: (Trans)Formations in Icelandic Film History"
* Stine Nielsen, University of Texas at Austin, "DanmarkDenmark Seen through VideoVideo: A New Denmark Film? …