Conference Schedule

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THURSDAY MAY 7

7:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Optional excursion to Newark Earthworks of Ohio. Fee includes breakfast buffet, bus transportation to and from the Hilton Columbus Downtown, and docent-led tour. Bus departs from the Hilton’s lobby entrance.

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. SASS Executive Council Meeting. Edward Parker Hayden Board Room Hilton Columbus Downtown.

3:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Conference Registration. Hilton Columbus Downtown.

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Ibsen Society Council Meeting. Edward Parker Hayden Board Room. Hilton Columbus Downtown.

5:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Society for Historians of Scandinavia (SHS) Executive Meeting. Edward Parker Hayden Board Room. Hilton Columbus Downtown.

7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Keynote Speech. Elijah Pierce Room B. The Hilton Columbus Downtown
Title: “The Global Futures—and Pasts—of Indigenous Studies”
Speaker: Dr. Chadwick Allen. Professor of English and American Indian Studies. The Ohio State University.

8:30 PM – 10:00 PM. Welcome Reception. Elijah Pierce Room A. The Hilton Columbus Downtown.

Sponsors: The American Scandinavian Foundation and SASS

 

FRIDAY MAY 8

7:30 AM – 8:00 AM. Shuttles from Hilton Columbus Downtown to The Ohio Union. Shuttles depart from the Hilton’s lobby entrance.

8:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Conference Registration. The Ohio Staters Inc. Traditions Room, 2nd Floor.

8:30 AM – 5:00 PM. Book Exhibit. The Ohio Staters Inc. Traditions Room, 2nd Floor.

8:30 AM – 10:00 AM. SESSION 1 (concurrent panels). The Ohio Union, 2nd and 3rd Floor.

10:00 AM – 10:15 AM. Coffee break. The Ohio Staters Inc. Traditions Room, 2nd Floor.

10:15 AM – 11:45 AM. SESSION 2 (concurrent panels). The Ohio Union, 2nd and 3rd Floor.

12:00 PM – 1:15 PM. Lunches. ASTRA, Finnish Scholars, and DANA. The Ohio Union, Lower Level and 2nd Floor.

1:15 PM – 2:45 PM. SESSION 3 (concurrent panels). The Ohio Union, 2nd and 3rd Floor.

2:45 PM – 3:00 PM. Coffee break. The Ohio Staters Inc. Traditions Room, 2nd Floor.

3:00 PM – 4:30 PM. SESSION 4 (concurrent panels). The Ohio Union, 2nd and 3rd Floor.

4:45 PM – 6:15 PM: Shuttles from the Ohio Union to The Hilton Columbus Downtown.

4:45 PM – 6:00 PM. Roundtable discussion: Indigenous Discourses, Methodologies, and Histories. The Ohio Union, Senate Chamber, 2nd Floor.
Moderator: Tom Dubois (University of Wisconsin)
Participants: Chadwick Allen, The Ohio State University; Harald Gaski (The University of Tromsø – The Arctic University of Norway); Troy Storfjell (Pacific Lutheran University); and Kirsten Thisted (University of Copenhagen)

6:00 PM – 6:15 PM. Shuttles from the Ohio Union to The Hilton Columbus Downtown.

7:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Pre-Concert Drinks Reception. The Hilton Columbus Downtown.

Sponsor: The Nordic Heritage Museum.

8:30 PM – 10:00 PM. Concert: Ulda, a Finnish-Sami Yoik Band. Bellows Ballroom. The Hilton Columbus Downtown.

 

SATURDAY MAY 9

7:30 AM – 8:00 AM. Shuttles from Hilton Columbus Downtown to The Ohio Union. Shuttles depart from the Hilton’s lobby entrance.

8:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Conference Registration. The Ohio Staters Inc. Traditions Room, 2nd Floor.

8:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Book Exhibit. The Ohio Staters Inc. Traditions, 2nd Floor.

8:00 AM – 9:15 AM. SASS Business Meeting. The Ohio Union, Cartoon Room II, 3rd Floor.

9:30 AM – 11:00 AM. SESSION 5 (concurrent panels). The Ohio Union, 3rd Floor.

11:00 AM – 11:15 AM. Coffee break. The Ohio Staters Inc. Traditions Room, 2nd Floor.

11:15 AM – 12:45 PM. SESSION 6 (concurrent panels). The Ohio Union, 3rd Floor.

1:00 PM – 2:15 PM. Lunches. Society of Historians of Scandinavia, NORTANA, and the Women’s Caucus. The Ohio Union, 2nd and 3rd Floor.

2:15 PM – 3:45 PM. SESSION 7 (concurrent panels). The Ohio Union, 3rd Floor.

3:45 PM – 4:00 PM. Coffee break. The Ohio Staters Inc. Traditions Room, 2nd Floor.

4:00 PM – 5:30 PM. SESSION 8 (concurrent panels). The Ohio Union, 3rd Floor.

5:30 PM – 5:45 PM. Shuttles from the Ohio Union to The Hilton Columbus Downtown.

6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Cash bar. Elijah Pierce Pre-Function Room. The Hilton Columbus Downtown.

7:00 PM – 2:00 AM. Dinner and dance. Music provided by DJ Tim Williams. Elijah Pierce Ballroom. The Hilton Columbus Downtown.