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Thursday, June 18

8:30-9:00 AM
Registration and Coffee
9:00-9:30 AM Welcome from Organizers and Jagiellonian University

9:30-10:45 AM Panel: Europe and National Imaginations

Problematics of Multiculturalism in Polish Post-Enlargement National Identity: The Case of the Polish-
Lithuanian Borderlands Janine Holc, Loyola University Maryland, USA

A New Image of Ukraine: Oscillating between Europeanness and Authenticity Valeriya
Korablyova, Philosophy of Humanities Department, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv,

Work of Slavs and Tatars as the Example of the New Eurocentric Narrative Monika uszpakSkiba, MA
in Cultural Studies, University of Wrocaw, Poland

Discussant: Susan C. Pearce

10:45-11:45 AM Panel: Architecture and Expressive Arts

Professional Challenges of Transformation: Architecture and Ideology in Post-Soviet Development
Nelly Bekus, University of Exeter, United Kingdom

Ukrainian Art Jewelry and Art Jewelers Since 1989 Dindy Reich, School of Art and Design, East
Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA

Discussant: Eugenia Sojka

11:45-12:15 Coffee Break

12:30-1:30 PM Panel: Nations, Identities, and Cultures

Searching for Identity or Exploring New Ways of Creativity? Changes in Prose of Anatoliy Kim after 1991
Magorzata Paach-Rydzy, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic

Integration of Migrants in Modern Russia Legal and Media Discourses: (Re)Producing Racism?
Ekaterina V. Klimenko, Saint Petersburg State Institute of Culture, Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation

Neglected Discourses of the Human Race the Balkan Case Magdalena Tendera, Sociology
Department, Jagiellonian University, Krakw, Poland

Discussant: Janine Holc

1:30-3:00 PM Lunch on your own (nearby Kokos restaurant recommended)

3:00-4:00 PM

Keynote Address
Jewish Memory in Polands Memoryscapes: From Amnesia to Lieux de Mmoire
Sawomir Kapralski, Pedagogical University of Krakw, Poland

4:00-4:30 PM Coffee Break

4:30-5:30 PM Discussion: Religion and Change: Central Asia and Islam (Facilitators: Susan Pearce and
Sawomir Kapralski)

Reviving the Legacy: Variant Trends of Islamic Resurgence in Kazakhstan Bilal Ahmad Malik, Centre
of Central Asian Studies, University of Kashmir, Srinagar, India [paper en absentia]

Islamic Perspective of Human Rights with special reference to Central Asian Republics Ashaq Hussain,
Centre of Central Asian Studies, University of Kashmir, Srinagar, India [paper en absentia]

5:30 -7:00 PM Reception

Evening Free

Friday, June 19
9:00-10:00 AM
Keynote Address
Culture Shutdown: Bosnian Museums in Crisis
Azra Aksamija, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

10:00-11:00 AM Panel: Consumption and Popular Culture

Revolution on the Plate? Transformation of Eating Habits and Americanization of Polish Cuisine over the
Last 25 Years Malgosia Gajda-aszewska, American Studies Center, University of Warsaw, and Urszula
Jarecka, Institute of Philosophy and Sociology, Polish Academy of Sciences (IFIS PAN), Warsaw, Poland

Popular Processes and the Praxis of Cultural Transfer: The Polish Case Anna Malinowska, Institute of
English Cultures and Literatures, University of Silesia, Katowice, Poland

Discussant: Anne Saville

11:00-11:45 Visualizing Cultural Change: Video Presentation
Films: Bi-Poland: Captured and Edited by Matty Brown
Selected trailers for documentary films by 1999 conference participant, Balasz Wizner

11:45-12:15 Coffee Break

12:15-1:30 PM Panel: Literary Transformations

The Documentary Prose by Anita Liepa: the Project of Life Writing Sandra Mekova, Daugavpils
University, Daugavpils, Latvia

Experimentalism as Literary-Cultural Direction at the End of XX - Early XXI Century Julia Poczynok,
Department of Literary Theory and Comparative Studies, Ivan Franko National University of Lviv,
Ukraine, and Department of Literary Anthropology and Cultural Studies, Jagiellonian University of
Krakw (Poland)

Decolonizing Upper Silesia: Reclaiming and Validating the Hybridity of Silesian Culture in
Contemporary Upper Silesian Literature Eugenia Sojka, Institute of the English Cultures and
Literatures, Canadian Studies Centre, University of Silesia, Katowice, Poland

Discussant: Lee Maril

1:30-3:00 PM Lunch break (on your own)

3:00-4:00 PM Workshop: Future Heritage Collection: Azra Aksamija, Massachusetts Institute of
Technology, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

4:00-5:15 PM Panel: Cultures of Political Activism: Gender, Sexuality, and Protests

Together We are Power: the Rhetoric of Ukrainian Resistance Nadiya Trach, National University of
"Kyiv-Mohyla Academy," Department of Ukrainian Kyiv, Ukraine [paper en absentia]

Woman in Cultural Reconstruction Since 1989 Susan C. Pearce, and Anne Saville, Department of
Sociology, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA

Queer Politics in Neoliberal Poland Rafa Majka, Cultural Studies, University of Social Sciences and
Humanities, Warsaw, Poland and Tomasz Sikora, Department of English, Pedagogical University of
Krakw, Poland

Discussant: Magdalena Bednorz

5:15-5:45 PM Coffee Break

5:45- 6:30 PM Closing summary and Certificate Ceremony

Evening: On your own.