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(E) Canadian Association of Slavists, Annual Conference
By Nenad N. Bach | Published  04/11/2002 | Education | Unrated
(E) Canadian Association of Slavists, Annual Conference
Za vase obavjestenje prilozen je program predavanja hrvatskih tema na 
godisnjem kongresu udruzenja Kanadskih Slavista. 
V. Petranovic 
Annual Conference 
May 26 - 28, 2002. Toronto 
Preliminary Programme 
At the conference a large number of speakers will present to the Canadian 
public culture and history of the Slavic people, as well as recent political 
events taking place in their countries. Vinko Grubisic, Anita 
Mikulic-Kovacevic, Ivan Cizmic and Slavko Granic will present Croatian 
themes. Their programme is as follows: 
Session 2. Sunday, May 26, 2002, 10:45 AM - 12:30 PM 
Panel 2.1, Recent Developments in Croatia and the Renewal of Cultural 
Cooperation with Canadians of Croatian Origin, SS2110 
Chair: Vinko Grubisic 
Anita Mikulic-Kovacevic, University of Toronto 
Education and Gender in Croatia: Women's Roles in Public Schools and 
The paper will assess the role women play in academic circles both at the 
elementary, secondary and post-secondary education levels in Croatia. Recent 
efforts by women's groups to reach out to similar groups in other countries, 
both in Europe and overseas, is a vital step in improving gender relations 
in Croatia. 
Ivan Cizmic, Independent Scholar 
Croatian Recent Emigration to Overseas Countries 
This paper will provide a broad overview of the statistics regarding the 
number and type of emigrants from Croatia to overseas countries during the 
last decade. Among the important considerations are: the ratio of males to 
females, marital status, reasons for emigrating, education, social positions 
as well as the nature of the emigrants' aspirations. 
Stan Granic, Independent Scholar 
Cooperative Efforts in the Advancement and Study of the Croatian Language in 
This paper will discuss the nature of Croatian language courses at the high 
school level in the province of Ontario, along with the kinds of courses 
offered at the post-secondary level on university campuses and through 
texts, computer databases and library materials. 
Session 7. Monday, May 27, 2002, 1:30 PM - 3:15 PM 
Panel 7.3, Slavic Languages in Contact II, SS2130 
Vinko Grubisic, Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures, University of 
Post-Dayton Language Policy in Bosnia and Herzegovina 
The paper will provide an overview of language issues in Bosnia and 
Herzegovina from World War II to the disintegration of Yugoslavia: the 
Dayton accord and the affirmation of the three national languages-Bosnian, 
Croatian and Serbian, the constitutional formulation on language, and 
language application 
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