The European Union Today:
Constructing European Identity
Immigration, Ethnicities and Historical Research in New Orleans
Speakers: John Magill, Historic New Orleans Collection;
Wilbur Meneray, Tulane University Library Special Collections;
Emily Clark, Tulane University History Department
Manuscripts: East & West
Speakers: David Reynolds, Johns Hopkins University; Colum P. Hourihane, Princeton
University; David J. Birnbaum, University of Pittsburgh.
Scholarly Communication in Europe: Trends in Libraries,
Publishing, and Copyright
Speakers: Manfred Antoni, Bas Savenije, Margot Wieser
in Society, Culture, and the Library: WESS European Conference, Paris 2004
Keynote Speakers: Roger Chartier, École des Hautes Études, Paris, and
the University of Pennsylvania; Jean-Claude Guedon, Université de Montréal,
Canada; Friedrich Heckmann, University of Bamberg and Director of the
European Forum for Migration Studies; Hans-Jürgen Lüsebrink, University
of Saarbrücken; David Seaman, Director of the Digital Library Federation
in Washington, DC
For the final report see the article by Denis Lacroix in C&RLN Vol. 65,
migrations: A report of the Western European Studies Section's Paris conference
Across the Pond: New Research-Library Networks in Europe and across the Atlantic
Speakers: Sharon Brown, Jeffrey Garrett, Richard Hacken, Michael Neubert
Mapping the Future of Historical Scholarship about Europe
Co-sponsored by ALA’s Map and Geography Round Table (MAGERT). Presented with the generous support of Jean Touzot, libraire-éditeur.
Speakers: Karl Longstreth, Humphrey Southall (powerpoint presentation). Moderator: Richard Hacken.
Exploding the Spanish Canon: Including the Voices of Spain's Excluded Communities
Italian Studies and Italian Cultural Presence in North America:
A Tribute to the Life and Contributions of Mario Casalini
With the generous support of Jean Touzot, libraire-éditeur.
Western European Studies Librarianship: Looking Forward After 20 Years
With the generous support of Jean TOUZOT Libraire-Éditeur and Belser Wissenschaftlicher Dienst.
Speakers: Barbara Walden, James J. O'Donnell, Roger Brisson (moderator)
Digitizing a Continent: National-Level Planning for Western European Libraries
Co-sponsored by the Council on Library and Information Resources.
Speakers: Jack Kessler, Kurt de Belder, Elmar Mittler, Deanna Marcum (respondent).
Preconference on European Links: Sources of Information in Western European Studies for Academic Libraries
(see WESS Newsletter for description)
Keynote address: The Current State of European Studies in North America and of Scholarly Publishing in Western Europe.
The Changing Face of European Studies
Cosponsored by the ACRL Slavic and East European Studies Section.
Speakers: Leena Siegelbaum, Marcelino Ugalde, David Magier, Martha Brogan (moderator).
European Connections: Electronic Resources for Western Europe
Speakers: James Marchand, James Campbell, Mark Olsen.
Emerging European Writing: Visions and Voices of the New Europe
Speakers: Giuliana Menozzi, Aida Bamia, Richard Preto-Rodas, Siegfried Mews.
Europe East and West: New Resources for North American Libraries.
Cosponsored by the ACRL Slavic and East European Section.
Speakers: Edward Kasinec, Sem Sutter, Michael Miller.
Cinema Paradiso: Movies, Libraries, and European Culture.
Cosponsored by the ACRL Arts Section, and the ALCTS Audiovisual Committee.
Speakers: Steve Hanson, Anne Schlosser, Nancy Goldman.
European Unification 1992: Impact on Information and Libraries
Co-sponsored the College Library Section and the Law and Political Science Section.
Speakers: John McIntyre, James Campbell, Michael Hopkins.
Translation: The Craft, Politics, and Access
Co-sponsored by the Chicago Area Translators and Interpreters Association (CHICATA) and The
Chicago Union of Literary Translators (CULT).
Speakers: Kenneth J. Northcott, Carol Maier, Karl Green, Charles Fineman (respondent).
Austria, Switzerland and the two Germanies: Collection Building and Bibliographic Control
Speakers: Agnes Peterson, Richard Hacken, Louis Pitschmann, Gail Hueting.
Publication: Papers appear with those from 1987 and 1988 annual programs (see above).
Strangers in New Worlds: Migration Studies in Europe and America.
Sponsored by ANSS/ACRL.
Speakers: Dino Cinel, Mark J. Miller, Joel Wurl, Carol Armbruster, Helen MacLam, Susanne
Publication: Papers appear with those from 1987 and 1989 annual programs (see above).
New Directions in Old World Research: Western European Studies from Classical Antiquity to the
Renaissance: Implications for Libraries
Co-sponsored by the History Section of RASD and by RBMS.
Speakers: Thomas N. Habinek, Mary Wack, Sally Scully, Chris D. Ferguson, Barbara Halporn,
Publication: Papers appear with those from 1988 and 1989 annual programs in WESTERN
EUROPEAN STUDIES: CURRENT RESEARCH TRENDS AND LIBRARY RESOURCES, WESS
Occasional Paper, No. 3, 1990.
In-house Library Guides
Research Trends and Library Resources in Western Europe: Assumptions and Realities
Speakers: William Bader, Ioannis Sinanoglou, John Finzi, Gerald Anderson, Ellen Brow.
European Information services and WESS Librarians: Unrecognized Partners (Discussion group)
Western Europe Women's Studies
Co-sponsored by the Women's Studies Discussion Group
Speakers: Virginia Clark, Beth Stafford, Rita Pankhurst.
Publication: Papers appear in Women's Studies in Western Europe: A Resource Guide, edited by
Stephen Lehmann and Eva Sartori as WESS Occasional Publication, No. 2, 1986.
Europe online: new sources from the Old World
Speakers: Charles Chadwyck-Healey, Judith Rowe, Paul Peters, Pascal Sanz.
Aftermath of the University of MinnesotaSymposium on Western European Studies and North American
France and Francophone Canada: Publishing Trends, Selection Tools, and Library Collections Today
Cosponsored by Resources Section of RTSD
Speakers: Jean-Pierre Bardos, Charles Fineman, Richard K. Gardner, Joan Higbee, Assunta Pisani.
Eighteenth-Century Short-Title Catalogue (ESTC)
Speaker: Judith Singleton.
Resources of German-speaking Europe: Publishing Patterns and Bibliographic Strategies for the '80s
Speakers: Knut Dorn, Peter R. Frank.
The Library of Congress and the Future of Western European Collections
Speakers: David Kraus.
The Government Documents of Western Europe
Cosponsored by International Documents Task Force of GODORT.
Speakers: Eve Johansson, Gloria Westfall, David Rozkuszka. Panelists: Anthony Angiletta, James
Campbell, Joan Higbee, David Rozkuszka.
Western European Language Specialists Discussion Group Topics, 1975-1979
Promoting the Use of Humanities Collections through Advanced Level Bibliographic Instruction
(Discussion group) Speakers: Mary George; Sheila Hart; Eldred Smith.
International Flow of Books
Cosponsored by Resources Section of RTSD, RTSD AAP Joint Committee, IRRT, the Asian and
African Section or ACRL, the Slavic and East European Section of ACRL, and WELS.
Speakers: Julian Behrstock; W. Bradford Wiley.
Book Trade in Western Europe
Speakers: George Vrooman; Knut Dorn; Hugo Cortius (Nijhoff); Mario Casalini; and Emanuel
Molho (French & European Publications).
The World of Books
Speakers: Alan Taylor; Herbert Lottman
Discussion group on above topic for Western Europe: Agnes Peterson.
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