of the First
Volga German Colonies
Saturday, 4 October 2014
The public is invited to attend.
Onsite Registration is $30 (registration mailed after September 26 & at the door).
Child Registration is $15 (age 12 & younger, register any time).
To register & pay by credit card, call Sue Cotton at 503.493.6369.
To register & pay by check, print the Registration Form and mail it in with your check. Mailed registrations must be postmarked by September 26 to qualify for the early registration rate.
|9:00-9:45||Session 1: Introduction to the Volga Germans and their Heritage (Dr. Brent Mai)|
|10:00-10:45||Session 2: The Influence of the Moravian Brotherhood on the Volga Germans (Prof. Fabian Zubia-Schultheis, via live video feed from Buenos Aires, Argentina)|
|11:00-11:45||Session 3: Volga German Churches on the Steppe - Expressing Faith through Architecture (Dr. Brent Mai)|
|1:30-2:15||Session 4: Fresno and Her Volga Germans (Dr. Brent Mai)|
|2:30-3:15||Session 5: Settlement & History of the Volga German colonies of Anton, Beideck, Dobrinka, Galka, and Schilling (Dr. Brent Mai)|
|3:30-4:15||Session 6: A Metzler Family Reunion - Reconnecting with Cousins in Russia, Ukraine, Germany, Kazakhstan, and the U.S. (Carla Wills-Brandon)|
|4:30-5:15||Session 7: Deportation: The 1941 Trek to Siberia (Dr. Brent Mai)|