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“Coming Home” rolled maps SOLD OUT; folded maps still available

Please be advised that our latest map publication, “Coming Home to Indigenous Place Names in Canada,” is temporarily unavailable in the rolled format. The map is still available for sale in the folded format and as a free digital download. We plan to offer the rolled map again after a second printing, tentatively scheduled for […]

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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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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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