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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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Watch Professor Mark McLaughlin’s Talk “It’s Not Easy Being Green: Environmental Engagement in the Past and Present”

On October 29th, 2018, Professor Mark McLaughlin spoke at the Senator George J. Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions about how to affect long-term environmental change through government policy. You can view his talk here. For many conservationists and environmentalists, the Holy Grail in terms of trying to make real and long-term change happen is effective engagement […]

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“Coming Home” rolled maps are BACK in stock! Order today!

We are pleased to release the highly anticipated second edition of our award-winning map, “Coming Home to Indigenous Place Names in Canada.” The new rolled versions feature corrections and an even higher-quality print. If you are interested in purchasing a copy of the map, please visit The Canadian-American Center’s online store to order a copy today! […]

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Canadian-American Public Policy journal moves to University of Victoria

After several years on hiatus, we are pleased to announce that the Canadian-American Center has handed off Canadian-American Public Policy (CAPP) to our partners at the University of Victoria under the leadership of Dr. Emmanuel Brunet-Jailly. The journal will be hosted on their website. Click here to browse or search their archives and access information about submissions, […]

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Canadian-American Center receives U.S. Department of Education funding

The Canadian-American Center at the University of Maine has received $1,072,000 from the International and Foreign Language Education Office, U.S. Department of Education, through its Title VI program to fund the National Resource Center (NRC) on Canada and Foreign Language and Area Studies graduate fellowships for 2018–22. NRC funds will be used to support faculty […]

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River drivers in Maine

UMaine to host “New Voices in History” graduate student conference Sept. 21-23

The Canadian-American Center is proud to support the 19th annual University of Maine and University of New Brunswick History graduate student conference, which will be held in Hill Auditorium (Barrows Hall) on the UMaine campus September 21-23, 2018. This year’s theme is “New Voices in History”. Please download the attached document to view the conference […]

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Fall 2018 Canadian Studies Course Guide

The course guide for Fall 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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“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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