Can-Am Center Hosts Spring 2021 “Writing in French in North America” Lecture Series and Canadian History Lecture

This spring, the Canadian-American Center at the University of Maine will host a lecture series focusing on North American francophone authors and literature.  Virtual presentations will take place 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. (EST), and all are welcome to attend.

March 8, 2021

Dr. Barry Ancelet, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
“Valoriser le vernaculaire. La littérature francophone de Louisiane.” (Presentation in French)
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March 29, 2021

Dr. Jean-Christophe Cloutier, University of Pennsylvania
On Kerouac’s French writings. Presentation in English
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April 26, 2021

France Daigle, award-winning Acadian heritage author
Contemporary Acadian literature. Presentation in French
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Canadian History Lecture

The Canadian-American Center will also co-host the 2021 Canadian History Lecture in collaboration with the Universityof Maine Department of History on March 25, 2021.

March 25, 2021

Dr. Alan MacEachern, University of Western Ontario
Firebreak: How the Maine-New Brunswick Border Defined the 1825 Miramichi Fire. Presentation over Zoom in English from 12:00-1:30 p.m. (EST)  Register here.