2019-2020 Graduate Award Nominations: Deadline Feb. 15th

The Canadian-American Center is now accepting nominations for the following graduate awards: Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowships (FLAS) Summer FLAS for intense French language study New England-Atlantic Provinces-Quebec Fellowships (NEAPQ) Canadian-American Center Fellowships For more details about awards and application instructions, click here. Universal graduate award instructions (for full-year awards only) may be found here. The Canadian-American […]

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“Coming Home” map selected for 2018 Atlas of Design

We are pleased to announce that our most recent map publication, “Coming Home to Indigenous Place Names in Canada,” has been selected for inclusion in the 2018 Atlas of Design! Please join us in congratulating mapmaker Margaret W. Pearce on this honor. You can find out more about the Atlas here, and more about the […]

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St. John River, New Brunswick

Prof. Micah Pawling wins Canadian Historical Association prize

Please join us in congratulating Assistant Professor of Native American Studies and History Micah Pawling for the selection of his article, “Wəlastəkwey (Maliseet) Homeland: Waterscapes and Continuity within the Lower St. John River Valley, 1784-1900,” for the 2018 Canadian Aboriginal History Article prize. You can access the article in Acadiensis: Journal of the History of the […]

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Canadian-American Center Director Awarded Geography Prize

  The John Brinckerhoff Jackson Prize This award encourages and rewards American geographers who write books about the United States which convey the insights of professional geography in language that is both interesting and attractive to lay readers. Stephen J. Hornsby, Picturing America: The Golden Age of Pictorial Maps (University of Chicago Press). A visual feast, Picturing America combines […]

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Frédéric Rondeau wins the 2017 Jean-Éthier-Blais prize

Frédéric Rondeau, assistant professor of French and assistant director of the Canadian-American Center, has been awarded the 2017 Jean-Éthier-Blais prize for the best book of literary criticism in Quebec for Le Manque en Partage, a study of Quebec poets Michel Beaulieu and Gilbert Langevin. To learn more about the award, please click here.

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CBHA Canada 150 conference

Tijerina named recipient of new Canadian Business History fellowship

We are pleased to announce that UMaine adjunct assistant professor and Canadian-American Center affiliate Stefano Tijerina was honored at the “150 Years of Canadian Business History” conference in Toronto on September 11-12, 2017 as the first recipient of the Chris Kobrak Fellowship in Canadian Business History. Read more about Tijerina’s accomplishments here and visit CBHA-ACHA to learn […]

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View of a map of Maine

CanAm Center Fellow featured on “Wild Maine”

Canadian-American Center fellowship recipient Patrick Callaway recently appeared on Bob Duschesne’s “Wild Maine” on 92.9 FM to discuss how Maine got its borders. The interview, which aired on December 10 and 11, features US-Canadian cross-border history. You can listen to the segment on YouTube:

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La contre-culture au Quebec

Rondeau’s “La contre-culture au Quebec” recognized by ICI Radio-Canada

Professor Frederic Rondeau’s latest edited volume, “La contre-culture au Québec” has been recognized on a list of 100 must-read books by ICI Radio-Canada. View the whole list (in French) here and listen to Michel Désautels explain why he chose Prof. Rondeau’s book (in French) here. You can learn more or purchased the book at Les Presses de l’Université […]

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