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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” 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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