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Spring 202 FLAS Competition: Applications Open!

The Canadian-American Center at UMAine is once again holding a competition for semester long FLAS (Foreign Language Area Studies) Awards for the Spring 2024 semester. FLAS Fellowships support undergraduate students who have an interest in area studies expertise and language proficiency in Canadian Studies and French or Wabanaki languages (Maliseet, Mi’kmaq/Micmac, Passamaquoddy, and Abenaki/Penobscot). Graduate […]

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The Histories We Inherit: Annual Babcock Lecture

Concordia’s Reckoning With the Pasts of Its Founding Institutions A University of Maine alumnus, Professor Graham Carr is president and vice-chancellor of Concordia University in Montreal, Canada. A historian by training and a long-time leader in higher education in Canada, Carr returns to his alma mater to explore the role universities can and should play […]

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Cartographer Margaret Pearce Chosen for Yaddo Artistic Residency

The cartographer Margaret Pearce will be at Yaddo, in Saratoga Springs, for an artist residency October 6th to November 12th. Margaret Pearce is an independent cartographer and author of several award winning maps, such as Ivoka Eli-Wihtamakw Kәtahkinawal/This is how we name our lands (Penobscot Cultural & Historic Preservation, 2015) in collaboration with Penobscot C&HP, and They Would […]

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Fellow Feature NEAPQ Hannah Schmidt

Canadian-American Center Fellow Feature: Hannah Schmidt

University of Maine PhD student, Hannah Schmidt, is one of several recipients of a New England-Atlantic Provinces-Quebec (NEAPQ) Fellowship for Spring 2023. The NEAPQ Fellowship is offered by the Canadian-American Center and the University of Maine Graduate School. It is available to graduate students in disciplines that focus on Canada or Canada-US relations. Each academic […]

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UMaine Franco American Programs receives $350K from NEH

This week The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) awarded $350,000 to the University of Maine Franco American Programs. This funding is dedicated towards digitizing historical documents and making them available online. When asked about this project, Susan Pinette, director of the Franco American Centre and Studies program, and executive committee member for the Canadian-American […]

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Fogler Library Acquisitions

The Raymond H. Fogler Library at the University of Maine has recently acquired new resources for Canadian Studies. Among the new acquisitions, are 51 print books, 43 e-books, and over 800 government documents. These new resources cover topics ranging from Canadian Military history, to Canadian bird migrations. To see the list, and acquisitions from previous […]

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Marie-Andrée Gill Presentation at University of Maine

Today, April 12th Quebec poet Marie-Andrée Gill spoke with University of Maine students about her latest collection of poetry, Chauffer les Dehours. Canadian-American Center Assistant Director and UMaine Associate Professor of French Frederic Rondeau hosted Gill in his Quebec Poetry Course. Students were able to hear about her writing process, how nature inspired her poetry, […]

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Canadian-American Fellow Feature: Darcy Stevens

University of Maine PhD student, Darcy Stevens, is one of several recipients of the New England-Atlantic Provinces-Quebec (NEAPQ) Fellowship for the 2022 academic year. The NEAPQ Fellowship is offered by the Canadian-American Center and the University of Maine Graduate School. It is available to graduate students in disciplines that focus on Canada or Canada-US relations. […]

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Marie-Hélène Voyer Presentation at University of Maine

On March 22nd Quebec poet Marie-Hélène Voyer spoke with University of Maine students about her latest collection of poetry, Mouron Des Champs. Canadian-American Center Assistant Director  and UMaine Associate Professor of French Frederic Rondeau hosted Voyer in his Quebec Poetry Course. Students were able to hear about her writing process, how family inspired her poetry, and […]

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