University of Montreal Professor to Give Talk on Friendship on March 6th

On March 6, from 4:00 to 5:30PM the McGillicuddy Humanities Center, as part of the Life of Ideas series, curated by Frédéric Rondeau, will host scholar Éric Méchoulan. Méchoulan will give a talk titled “On Friendship: A Brief History of the Concept from Aristotle to Facebook.” Éric Méchoulan is an early modernist and cultural historian […]

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Announcing release of “Coming Home to Indigenous Place Names in Canada” map

To mark the 150th anniversary of the Confederation of Canada, the Canadian-American Center is pleased to release a new map, Coming Home to Indigenous Place Names in Canada. The map honors Indigenous place names in Canada and the assertion of Indigenous authority through place names. Commissioned by Dr. Stephen J. Hornsby, Director, Coming Home to […]

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CanAm Assistant Director Frédéric Rondeau publishes new book

Congratulations to Frédéric Rondeau on the publication of his new book: Gilles Dupuis, Karim Larose, Frédéric Rondeau and Robert Schwartzwald, Avec ou sans Parti pris. Le legs d’une revue, Montreal, Éditions Nota bene, collection “ Grise”, 2018, 460 p. Avec ou sans Parti pris. Le legs d’une revue, focuses on the political journal “Parti pris” published […]

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2018-2019 Graduate Award Nominations: Deadline Feb. 15

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 […]

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Life of Ideas, Notions and Concepts Event this Thursday, 11/16

The first event of the series “Life of Ideas, Notions, and Concepts” will feature three UMaine faculty members and take place on Thursday November 16 from 4-5:30PM in the Allen and Sally Fernald APPE space Stewart Commons, IMRC. Participants: Steve Evans (English): “Late Style: A Feminist Future for a Category of Patriarchal Aesthetics?” Jessica Miller […]

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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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The Canadian-American Center

Spring 2018 Canadian Studies Course Guide

The course guide for Spring 2018 Canadian Studies courses is now available! The course list may be updated again in the future, but you can always find the most recent version here. Please share with any undergraduates, graduate students, or colleagues who may be interested in our latest offerings!  

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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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