Europe After 1918: Poland, the Baltic Countries, and the United States

Event time: 
Saturday, February 2, 2019 - 10:00am to 5:30pm
Whitney Humanities Center (WALL53), 208 See map
53 Wall Street
New Haven, CT 06511
Event description: 

Day 2 of Symposium

Session 2. 10:00-11:30
Jacek Partyka, University of Białystok
A Transatlantic Community of “Annexed People”: The Jews of Bialystok and their
New York City Diaspora, 1918-1939

Egidijus Balandis (Vytautas Magnus University)
“To Foster the Love of One’s Country…”: Lithuanian-American Athletic Clubs, 1918-1940

11:30-11:45 Coffee break

Session 3. 11:45-1:15
Tomasz Pudłocki, Jagellonian University
Polish PR in the US, 1918-1939 – a Few Remarks

Charles Perrin, Kennesaw State University
The Traveling Exhibit Over the Ocean: A Century of Friendship between Lithuania and the United States

Session 4. 2:30-4:00
Eriks Jekabsons, University of Latvia
US Views on the Independence of the Baltic States, 1918-1922: The Case of Latvia

Olavi Arens, Georgia Southern University
Self-Determination or the Unity of Russia: An Indeterminate US Policy on Estonia, 1918-1922

4:00-4:15 Break

4:15-5:15 General discussion