2021 Special Events

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Zoom Lounge/ Help Center
Wednesday, December 1, 7:30am - 3:00pm CST
Thursday, December 2, 7:30am - 5:00pm
Friday, December 3, 7:30am - 1:00pm

Slavic DH Workshop Series - Periodicals as Data: Hands-on Workshop I, 8:00-9:45am CST; Workshop II, 10:00-11:45am; Workshop III, 12:00-1:45pm

Undergraduates and ASEEES: Aspects of Mentorship, Teaching, and Guidance for the Next ASEEES Generation, 8:00-9:45am CST

Teaching Gender in Russia: Challenges, Opportunities, Futures, 10:00-11:45am 

The Imperial, Soviet, and Post-Soviet Soldier: A Roundtable in Honor of Mark von Hagen II, 12:00-1:45pm

Contemporary Ukrainian Poetry Reading, 12:00-1:45pm 

ASEEES Virtual Reception, 2:00-3:00pm

Bridging Scholarship, Advocacy, & Activism for Environmental Sustainability, 10:00-11:45am

Commemorating the Life and Work of Stephen F. Cohen, 12:00-1:45pm

Contingency and the Future of Slavic and REEES Lightning Round, 12:00-1:45pm

Eco-Writing: A Reading with Galina Rymbu, Shamil Idiatullin, Evgenia Nekrasova, 12:00-1:45pm

Russian Museum (St. Petersburg) Virtual Tour by SRAS, 12:00-1:45pm

Teaching REEES at a Minority Serving Institution (MSI), 4:00-5:45pm

Reflections on Teaching Statements and the Job Market, 4:00-5:45pm

Visit to VDNKh in Moscow (in Russian), a virtual tour by SRAS, 11:00am-12:00pm

Cohen-Tucker Fellows Past and Present: Papers in Honor of Stephen F. Cohen (1938-2020), 12:00-1:45pm

Funding Opportunities for Graduate Student Internships, 12:00-1:45pm

Howard U Undergraduate Think Tank Student Presentations: Part I, 12:00-1:45pm

Howard U Undergraduate Think Tank Student Presentations: Part II, 2:00-3:45pm

Careers beyond Academia: III, 2:00-3:45pm

Film: Little Star Rising, 2:00-3:45pm

 


Thursday, November 18 - 5:00 - 8:30 PM (Opening Reception and Tour at 6:45-8:30 PM - Due to the city of New Orleans ordinances regarding places where food will be offered, convention badges are required to enter the Exhibit Hall and will be checked at the door from 5:00-8:30 pm.)
Friday, November 19 - 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday, November 20 – 9:00 AM – 7:00 PM (Coffee Break, 9:30-10:30am)
Sunday, November 21 - Exhibit Hall Closed

The Cyber Cafe is located adjacent to the Exhibit Hall and open 24/7 during the Convention.

The First-time Attendee/Graduate Student Lounge, located on the first floor, will be open during the duration of the Convention.

For information on our Film Series, please visit the 2021 Convention Film Series.

DAYTIME EVENTS

The Documentary Landscape of the Caucasus and the Research Process [On Zoom only - Registration required]
     Part I: Libraries, 9:00-10:45am CST
     Part II: Archives, 11:00am-12:45pm CST

State of the Field: On New Paths of Interdisciplinarity in Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies, 12:00-1:45pm

Careers beyond Academia I, 2:30-4:15pm

EVENING EVENTS

  • ASEEES Opening Reception & Exhibit Hall Tour 6:45pm-8:30pm. All registered convention attendees are welcome to attend this Opening Reception featuring live music courtesy of New Orleans & Company. Light refreshments and a cash bar will be available.

  • Due to the city of New Orleans ordinances regarding places where food will be offered, convention badges are required to enter the Exhibit Hall and will be checked at the door from 5:00-8:30pm.

  • Film: Active (citizen), 8:00-9:30pm 

DAYTIME EVENTS

First-Time Attendees Networking Event, 9:45-10:30am. Please join us for this brief gathering between sessions, to meet with other first time attendees. Coffee served, Convention badges required to enter.

Vice President-designated Roundtable: Academic Precarity: Labor, Race, Gender, and More, 1:00-2:45pm

Graduate Students Networking Event, 2:45-3:30pm. Please join us for this brief gathering between sessions, to meet with other graduate students. Refreshments served, Convention badges required to enter.

Before Drag: Pereodevanie and Gender Performance in Pre-20th Century Russia, 3:30-5:15pm

Film: "This is Edik: A Tale of a Gifted and Stolen Childhood," 3:30-5:15pm

EVENING EVENTS

ASEEES Annual Meeting of the Members 5:30pm-6:00pm 

Association for Women in Slavic Studies Awards Reception, 6:30pm - Due to city of New Orleans ordinances regarding places where food will be offered, convention badges are required to attend this event.

Indiana University Alumni Reception, 8:00pm - Due to the city of New Orleans ordinances regarding places where food will be offered, convention badges are required to attend this event.

A Gathering in Memory of Maya K. Peterson, 8:30pm

Various affiliate group meetings start at 6:15pm

DAYTIME EVENTS

Teaching Diversity, Inclusion, and Intersectionality in the Russian Language Classroom, 8:00-9:45am

Coffee Break in the Exhibit Hall, 9:30-10:30am

Careers beyond Academia II, 10:30am-12:15pm

The Imperial, Soviet, and Post-Soviet Soldier: A Roundtable in Honor of Mark von Hagen I, 10:30am-12:15pm

Presidential Plenary: Diversity and Access in the Profession 12:30pm-1:45pm 

Featured Roundtable: The State and Future Prospects of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies, 2:00pm-3:45pm

Under Siege: Illiberalism and the Attack on Women, Gender, and Sexuality Programs and Policies, 4:30 to 6:15pm

EVENING EVENTS

ASEEES Awards Ceremony and President's Address 6:30pm-8:00pm 

    • 2021 ASEEES President Sibelan Forrester, Susan W. Lippincott Professor of Modern and Classical Languages and Russian at Swarthmore College, will deliver her address, "The Implications of Our Theme: Diversity, Intersectionality, Interdisciplinarity."