Andrew Wise, Ph.D.
235 Duns Scotus Hall
Ph.D. History, University of Virginia. January 1996.
M.A. History, University of Virginia. January 1990.
A.B. History, with honors; Russian Area Studies. Summa cum laude. University of Missouri - Columbia. May 1987.
COURSES TAUGHT AT DAEMEN COLLEGE
HG 103 Introductory Colloquium for Majors
HIS 105 -106 Introduction to World History I & II
HIS 206 Twentieth Century Europe
HIS 216 History of Medieval Europe
HIS 224 History of the Byzantine Empire
HIS 229 History & Film
HIS 237 History of Early Modern Europe
HIS 248 Ancient Mediterranean World
HIS 313 Russian History: Origins to Alexander I
HIS 314 Russian History: Alexander II to Gorbachev
HIS 319 20th Century Russia and Eastern Europe
HIS 324 Introduction to Global Environmental History
HIS/IND 325 Introduction to Polish Culture
HIS 331 Research Methods and Historiography
HIS/IND 345 Introduction to Russian Culture
HG 442 Thesis Research
HG 443 Research Project
CURRENT RESEARCH PROJECTS
Preparation of article: Cultural Fundamentalism and the Traditional Family in Poland. To be completed in 2010.
Preparation of monograph: Poland and the ‘Clash of Civilizations’ in Feliks Koneczny’s Philosophy of History. To be completed in 2011.
Preparation of annotated and abridged translation of Wacław Lednicki’s memoirs. To be completed in 2013.
BOOKS, BOOK CHAPTERS, AND SCHOLARLY JOURNAL ARTICLES SINCE 1997
"Russia as Poland’s Civilizational ‘Other.’" In The East-West Discourse: Symbolic Geography and Its Consequences, edited by Alexander Maxwell, 47-59. Berne: Peter Lang, 2010 [forthcoming].
"The European Union and the ‘Oriental Other’ in Polish Nationalist Discourse." In Beyond Imagined Uniqueness: Nationalisms in Comparative Perspective, edited by William R. Glass; introduction by Joan Birbick, 207-239. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2010 [forthcoming]. '
"Postcolonial Anxiety in Polish Nationalist Rhetoric." The Polish Review 45 (2010), no. 4 [forthcoming].
"’Civilizational’ Boundaries in Christian-Jewish Relations."Studies in Christian-Jewish Relations 5 (2010), no. 1. Available online at http://escholarship.bc.edu/scjr/ .
Aleksander Lednicki: A Pole Among Russians, A Russian Among Poles. Polish-Russian Reconciliation in the Revolution of 1905. Boulder, CO: East European Monographs, 2003.
"Polish Messianism and Polish-Russian Relations: The Influence of Adam Mickiewicz on Aleksander Lednicki." The Polish Review 47 (2002), no. 3: 259-73.
"Jerzy Kurnatowski and Polish Solidarism." The Polish Review 46 (2001), no. 3: 327-44.
"Gil Blas or Don Quixote? Waclaw Lednicki and the Search for ‘Harmony and Perfection’."The Polish Review 46 (2001), no. 2: 209-24.
"A Pole among Russians." Mots Pluriels. 7 (July 1998) Special Issue: "‘The Third Space’: Cross-cultural and Multi-racial Identities." (On-line, refereed publication).
"The Search for Slavic Unity: Aleksander Lednicki and the Russian Revolution of 1905." The Polish Review 42 (1997), no. 1: 29-44.
BOOK REVIEWS, ENCYCLOPEDIA ARTICLES AND RESEARCH NOTES
Book review of Paweł Machcewicz’s Rebellious Satellite: Poland 1956 (Washington, D.C., Woodrow Wilson Center Press; Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2009). In History: Reviews of New Books [forthcoming].
"Aleksander Lednicki," "Vladimir Lenin," and "Feliks Dzierzhinski." In Encyclopedia of Eastern Europe: From the Congress of Vienna to the Fall of Communism. Ed. by Richard Frucht. New York & London: Garland Publishing, 2000.
Book review of Melissa Kirschke Stockdale’s Paul Miliukov and the Quest for a Liberal Russia, 1880 - 1918. Russian History 26 (1999), no. 4: 435-37.
"A Note on the Name ‘Humbert’." The Nabokovian 40 (Spring 1998): 16-17
SCHOLARLY RESEARCH PRESENTATIONS SINCE 1997
"Polish Liberal Responses to Bolshevism." Annual Meeting of the Central Slavic Conference. St. Louis, 5 November 2010.
"Polish Nationalism and Postcolonial Resentment." Canadian Association of Slavists Annual Meeting. Concordia University. Montreal, Canada. 29 May 2010.
"Russo-Polish Relations in the Worldview of Aleksandr Dugin." Charles Timberlake Memorial Symposium on Russian Studies. St. Louis, 6 November 2009.
"The European Union and the 'Oriental Other' in Polish Nationalist Discourse." Beyond Imagined Uniqueness: Nationalisms in Comparative Perspective. University of Warsaw, 19-21 May 2008.
"Orientalism and the Culture of Fear in 21st Century Poland." Reconsidering 'the Orient' and 'the Occident' in the 21st Century: Observing the 30th Anniversary of Edward Said’s Orientalism. SUNY Brockport, 12 April 2008.
"Feliks Koneczny and the Polish National Ideal: 'Orientalism' and Polish-Russian Relations." Nationalities and Pluralism from Old to New Worlds (Special Warsaw Association for the Study of Nationalities Convention, Warsaw University) Warsaw Poland. 18-21 July 2004.
"The Orientalism of Feliks Koneczny: The Historian in Interwar Poland." PIASA (The Polish Institute of Arts & Sciences of America, Inc.) 62nd Annual Meeting in Boston. 4 June 2004.
"Russia and the West: ‘Clash of Civilizations' in the Historiography of Feliks Koneczny." AAASS 35th National Convention in Toronto, Canada. 21 November 2003.
"The Problem of Russian Historical Identity in the Thought of Feliks Koneczny." New York State Association of European Historians. 52nd Annual Conference. Canisius College. Buffalo, New York. 21 September 2002.
"Jerzy Kurnatowski and Solidarism: The Polish ‘Third Way’ of Economic Development." Tenth Annual Plesur Conference at SUNY Buffalo. 3 March 2001.
"Jerzy Kurnatowski and Polish Solidarism." Inaugural Conference of The International Consortium of Social Theory. University of Kentucky. Lexington, Kentucky. 12 May 2000.
"Gil Blas or Don Quixote: Waclaw Lednicki and the Quest for ‘Harmony and Perfection’." An Interdisciplinary Conference on Emigration and Exile from Eastern and Central Europe. University of Toronto. Toronto, Canada. 25 February 2000.
"Polish Liberalism and the Response to War and Revolution: 1917 - 1923." British Association of Slavic and East European Studies Annual Conference. Cambridge University. Cambridge, England. 28 March 1999.
"The Influence of Adam Mickiewicz’s Messianism on the Politics of Aleksander Lednicki." National Identity and Mythology in the Making: Mickiewicz and Messianism. School of Slavonic and East European Studies. London, England. 11 September 1998.
"The Politics of Memory: The Autobiography of Waclaw Lednicki." Twentieth Century European Narratives: Tradition and Innovation. Sixth Conference of the International Society for the Study of European Ideas (ISSEI). Haifa University. Haifa, Israel. 18 August 1998.
"The Crisis of Russian Liberalism: The Constitutional Democrats and the Nationalities Question." AAASS (American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies) 29th National Convention in Seattle, Washington. 20 November 1997.
"Aleksander Lednicki and the Polish State." History, Identities, and Borders: Toward an Interdisciplinary Perspective. 39th Missouri Conference on History. St. Louis, Missouri. 25 April 1997.
"Polish Messianism and the Russian Revolution of 1905." 35th annual meeting of the Southern Conference on Slavic Studies. University of Kentucky, Lexington. 22 March 1997.
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SINCE 1997
Conference organizer of 2nd Annual Charles Timberlake Memorial Symposium on Russian Studies. St. Louis, 6-7 November 2010.
Chair and Discussant for panel on "Military Theory and Practice in the 20th and 21st Century Slavic World. Annual Meeting of the Central Slavic Conference. St. Louis, 5 November 2010.
Discussant for panel on "(Re)Constructing Belongingness: Contested Borderlands in East Central Europe and the Soviet Union." Annual Meeting of the Canadian Historical Association. Concordia University. Montreal, Canada. 30 May 2010.
Chair for panel on "Polish Literature in the 20th Century." Canadian Association of Slavists Annual Meeting. Concordia University. Montreal, Canada. 29 May 2010.
Chair and discussant for panel on "Issues in Russian and Belorus Politics and Society." Central Slavic Conference. St. Louis, 7 November 2009.
Conference organizer of Charles Timberlake Memorial Symposium on Russian Studies. St. Louis, 6 November 2009.
Grant from New York Council for the Humanities. Funding for hosting The Philoctetes Project/Theater of War and production of the plays Philoctetes and Ajax. November 2008.
Chair and discussant for panel on "Intersections of Culture and Politics in the mid-Twentieth Century." New York State Association of European Historians. 57th Annual Conference. Niagara University, NY. 29 September 2007.
Chair for panel "Post-Soviet Discourses of the West." AAASS (American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies) 35th National Convention in Toronto, Canada. 23 November 2003.
Public lecture for Polish Arts Club of Buffalo. "Poland’s Role in the World: From Mickiewicz to Kwasniewski." Buffalo, NY. 15 October 2003.
Guest lecture for Summer Lab Noontime Lectures. University of Illinois, Summer Research Laboratory on Russia and Eastern Europe. "Poland and the Clash of Civilizations." 1 July 2003.
Participant at Summer Research Laboratory at the Russian and East European Center. University of Illinois. Champaign, Illinois. June-July 2003.
Book Review Editor. Russian History. July 1998 - July 2001.
Guest lecture, University of Missouri-Columbia, "The ‘Polish Alternative’ in Russian Historical Development." Delivered before students of Russian Civilization survey class. 9 October 2000.
Conference organizer and discussant. "Teaching with Film: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cinema Studies." Daemen College. 15–16 October 1999.
Grant from New York Council for the Humanities. Funding for the conference "Teaching with Film: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cinema Studies" October 1999.
Grant from the Danforth Foundation. Funding for the conference "Teaching with Film: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cinema Studies." October 1999.
Participant at Summer Research Laboratory at the Russian and East European Center. University of Illinois. Champaign, Illinois. June 1999.
Guest Lecture, University of Missouri - Columbia, "Russian Liberalism and the ‘Polish Problem’." 6 November 1998.
PROFESSIONAL AND SCHOLARLY ORGANIZATIONS
American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies
New York State Association of European Historians
Phi Beta Kappa
Polish Institute of Arts & Sciences of America
World History Association
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