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2015 PIASA Conference To Be Held In Canada

THE POLISH INSTITUTE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES OF AMERICA (PIASA) www.piasa.org
73rd Annual Conference will be held at the University of Toronto, Canada on 
June 11-13, 2015

Proposals for this year conference are solicited for sessions or individual papers dealing with Polish or Polish Diaspora or comparative topical sessions that include a Polish-related presentation along with other groups. Sessions including presenters from more than one nation are encouraged.

Each session is scheduled for 90 minutes to accommodate three papers or about 20 minutes per paper.

The conference language is English and it is expected that acceptable conference papers will be published in The Polis h Review, subsequent to the conference.

The deadline for submissions is April 1, 2015. To submit a paper or complete session, please send the name, e-mail address, institutional affiliation, and tentative paper title for all presenters to the chair of the program committee:

James S. Pula, Ph.D.
209 Schwarz Hall
Purdue University North Central
1401 South U.S. Highway 421
Westville, IN     46391-9542
Phone: 219-785-5203
E-Mail: jpula@pnc.edu

The Polish Institute of Arts & Sciences of America (PIASA) is a national, academic, cul tural organization founded in 1942, located in New York City. It maintains a center of learning and culture devoted to the advancement of knowledge about Poland and Polish America in the United States. The Institute houses a specialized reference library and rich archives. It also has an art gallery and small lecture hall where exhibits and lectures are organized.

The Polish Institute’s mission is to advance knowledge about Poland and the Polish American community (Polonia) to America’s pluralistic society and to assist scholars, scientists, and artists in their research and activities connected with Polish and Polish American studies.

The Institute carries out its mission and goals through many activities.  For the broader description please go to: www.piasa.org