SEES Conferences

SEES Conference Programs, 1991 – 2017


See ESS Conference Programs for current conferences.

2000-2017

Eurasian and Central Asian Studies in the Heartland and Beyond

(Jointly sponsored by SEES and the Central Asian Subcommittee of the International Relations Committee)
Sunday, June 25, 2017, 4:30-5:30 PM, McCormick Place Convention Center, Room W181a,

  • Chair: Cathy Zeljak, George Washington University
  • Speakers: Andy Spencer: University of Wisconsin-Madison; Kit Condill: University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign; Lenny Kershteyn: MIPP Books
  • Discussant: Joe Lenkart, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

“Embedded” Cultural Communities in Europe and the Americas: Challenges for Librarians

(Jointly sponsored by the Literatures in English Section, Western European Studies Section, and SEES)
Saturday, June 28, 2014, 1:00-2:30 (CST), Las Vegas Convention Center, S232

Digital Humanities in Eurasia

(Jointly sponsored by SEES and the Central Asian Subcommittee of the International Relations Committee)
Sunday, June 24, 2012, 10:30 pm-12:00 pm, Anaheim Convention Center – Room 203A

Research Forum for Science & Technology Library Research

(Jointly sponsored by SEES and the Science and Technology Section)
Sunday, June 24, 2012, 1:30 pm-3:30 pm, Disneyland Hotel – Amazon room (Shuttle Bus Route #1)

Current Trends in European Film

(Jointly sponsored by SEES and Western European Studies Section)
ALA Annual Conference, New Orleans, Saturday, January 25, 2011

Area Studies Librarianship, Globalization, and Interdisciplinary Studies in Today’s and Tomorrow’s Academic and Research Libraries.

(Co-sponsored by Western European Studies Section)
ALA Annual Conference, Washington, DC, Sunday, June 27, 2010

  • Jon Giullian (U Kansas), Chair, Introductions
  • Maria Carlson (U Kansas): “Russian and East European Area Centers, Area Scholars, and Area Collections in Today’s and Tomorrow’s Research Libraries.”
  • Dan Hazen (Harvard U): “Area Studies Collections: Taxonomies, Knowledge-Making, and Long-Tail Librarianship.”
  • James Neal (Columbia U): “Globalization and Interdisciplinary Studies; Recalibrating Research Library Role and Responsibilities; and the Future of Area Studies Librarianship.”
  • Beverly Lynch UCLA), Moderator: Q & A

Library Catalogs and Non-Roman Scripts: Development and Implementation of Unicode? for Cataloging and Public Access

ALA Annual Conference, Orlando, Saturday, June 26, 2004

The Square-Peg Problem: Special Handling in a Streamlined World

ALA Annual conference, Orlando, Saturday, June 26, 2004
Originally scheduled for Toronto, 2003, but cancelled due to anticipated low attendence in response to the SARS outbreak)

What Do You Do When You Don’t Have a Subject Specialist?

ALA Annual Conference, Atlanta, Sunday, June 16, 2002

Slavic Collections in the San Francisco Bay Area and Their Impact on the Intellectual, Cultural, and Economic Life of the Local Community.

ALA Annual Conference, San Francisco, June 17, 2001

New Expectations in the Quest for East European Information: Academic Librarians as a Beacon for American Scholars

ALA Annual Conference, Chicago, July 9, 2000

1991 – 1999

Impact of American Librarianship on Libraries of Russia and Eastern Europe in the 1990s

ALA Annual Conference, New Orleans, June 27, 1999

The Future of Area Studies Librarianship

ALA Annual Conference,Washington, D.C., June 28, 1998.

Slavic/Area Studies Consortia and Cooperative Ventures

ALA Annual Conference, San Francisco, June, 1997.

New Audiences, New Perspectives: The Role of the Slavic and East-European Specialist in Support of Non-Slavic and East European Studies

(cosponsored with the Western European Specialists Section)
ALA Annual Conference, New York, July, 1996

Librarians Riding the Bear: Keeping Pace with Russian Publishing

ALA Annual Conference, Chicago, June, 1995.

Finding Out About the Former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe: Improvements in Customer Services

ALA Annual Conference, Miami Beach, June, 1994.

Europe East and West: New Resources for North American Libraries

(Co-sponsored with the Western European Specialists Section)

ALA Annual Conference, New Orleans, July, 1993

Brave New World: Slavic and East European Librarianship in the Post-Soviet Era

ALA Annual Conference, New Orleans, July, 1993.

Is There Still Censorship in the Former Soviet Union?

ALA Annual Conference, San Francisco, June, 1992.

Perestroika, Glasnost and the Library World

ALA Annual Conference, Atlanta, July, 1991.