In addition to the plenary lectures described on the main site, the following short papers (20 minutes in length) will be delivered during the symposium's four concurrent sessions.
Amy Slagle, Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi, From Saint Raphael to Father Gladky: The Influence of Ethnicity and Conversion on Orthodox Church Growth in Mississippi
Rev. Andrew Stephen Damick, St. Paul Antiochian Orthodox Church, Emmaus, PA, The Many-Stranded Cord: The Separation of the Syrians from the Russian Orthodox Archdiocese and the Formation of the Antiochian Archdiocese (1904-1936)
Milica Bakic-Hayden, Ph.D. University of Pittsburgh, The Gift of Words, the Gift of Deeds: The Mission of St. Nikolai Velimirovich in America
Alexander Pavuk, Ph.D., Morgan State University, Pluralism or Assimilationism: Father Alexis Toth, Archbishop John Ireland, and a Roman Catholic Americanization Movement Prefiguring Twentieth Century Orthodoxy?
Joel Brady, Ph.D. Candidate, University of Pittsburgh, Returning Pilgrims: Toward a Transnational History of American Orthodoxy
Seraphim Danckaert, Princeton Theological Seminary, Georges Florovsky: A Corrective Portrait of His Princeton Years
Gaelan Gilbert, University of Victoria, Orthodoxy in America and the New Middle Ages: Nicholas Berdyaev's Critical Imagination
Aram Sarkisian, Graduate student, University of Chicago, "If Such A Slander Has Been Filed:" Holy Transfiguration Chapel and the Americanization of the Russian Orthodox Church in New York City in 1920
Nicholas Chapman, Holy Trinity Orthodox Theological Seminary, The Genesis of Orthodoxy in United States: Rediscovering the Roots of Orthodoxy in the Americas
V. Rev. Peter Michael Preble, St. Michael Orthodox Church, Southbridge, MA, Macedonian-Romanian Immigration to Southbridge, Massachusetts
Rev. Peter Robichau, St. Basil the Great Orthodox Church, Willimgton, NC, From District to Diocese: An Examination of the Founding and Missionary Methods of the OCA Diocese of the South
Matthew Namee, doctoral student, University of Kansas Law School, The Orthodox Church and American Courts of Law
Samuel Noble, Ph.D. Candidate, Yale University, St. Raphael Hawaweeny and the Nahda
Yiorgos Anagnostou, Ph.D., Ohio State University, In the Name of Christian Love! Faith and Interracial Solidarity
Alexander Lingas, Ph.D., City University London, The Domestication of Greek Orthodox Liturgical Music in America 1930-1960