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The McGillicuddy Humanities Center Presents: Cartographer Margaret Pearce

On Wednesday, February 7 at 3:00 pm in the IMRC, award-winning cartographer Margaret Pearce will conclude her mini-residency at the University of Maine with a talk about her own research on mapping. As part of her residency, Pearce led student workshops on mapping–for those new to cartography and for students with previous experience in GIS. Pearce’s talk, titled […]

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Title card reading "What is the Imagined North? Ethical Principles. Dr. Daniel Chartier Lecture"

Lecture by Dr. Daniel Chartier: “What is the Imagined North?”

Please join us in welcoming Dr. Daniel Chartier for his lecture, “What is the Imagined North?” Daniel Chartier is a professor at the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM), and director of the International Laboratory for Research on Images of the North, Winter and the Arctic. His lecture will focus on the many images, ideas, […]

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Dr. Stephen Hornsby Receives Prestigious Donner Medal for Dedication and Innovation in Canadian Studies in the US

Professor of geography and Canadian Studies and former director of the Canadian-American Center Dr. Stephen Hornsby recently received the prestigious Donner medal for distinguished achievement, scholarship, and program innovation in the area of Canadian Studies in the United States. The award was presented to Dr. Hornsby on November 17, 2023 in Washington, D.C., during the Association for Canadian Studies in the United States Conference […]

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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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The Canadian-American Center’s May Term in Quebec

This May, sponsored by the Canadian-American Center, director Frederic Rondeau and center staff took students to Quebec for a week long francophone language immersion course. Students visited important cultural sites throughout the region, including the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, the Assemblée nationale du Québec, the Wendake indigenous site of the Huron-Wendat Nation, and […]

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The Vernacular Rhetoric of Cultural Mapping – Dr. Will Garrett-Petts

When: Tuesday, March 28th 2023 from noon to 1 PM Where: Coe Room in the Memorial Union Please join the Canadian-American Center in coordination with Bridgewater State University, as we welcome Dr. Will Garrett-Petts to the University of Maine to present The Vernacular Rhetoric of Cultural Mapping: Everyday Canadian Cartographers in the Public Sphere. This […]

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2023 U.S. – Canada Lobster Town Meeting

Next weekend from February 3rd to 4th is the 2023 U.S. – Canada Lobster Town Meeting. These meetings address current issues affecting the lobstering industry in both the U.S. and Canada. Fishermen, researchers, and managers from both sides of the border come together to foster dialogue and community. There will be four main sessions at […]

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