Issue No. 36, Spring 2001
CROATIAN TOPICS at the 32nd National Convention of the American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies (AAASS)
The 32nd National Convention of the AAASS, was held in Denver, Colorado, from November 9 to 12, 2000. Out of over three hundred panels held during the Convention, five of them were solely dedicated to Croatian culture and history, and several others dealt with Croatian topics.
At the panel Aspects of Music and Society in Nineteenth-Century Croatian Lands, the presenters were: William A. Everett (University of Missouri, Kansas City), “Operetta in Nineteenth-Century Croatia”; Vjera Katalinic, Croatian Academy of Arts and Sciences (Zagreb), “Staging History: The 1566 Siege of Siget and Nineteenth-Century Opera”, and Lovorka Ruck, Ivan Matetic Ronjgo High School for Music (Zagreb), “Musical Life in Nineteenth-Century Rijeka.” The panel was chaired by Hana Breko, Croatian Academy of Arts and Sciences (Zagreb) and the discussant was Maria Trochimczyk, University of Southern California.