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Patricia Andersen: Killam recipient to study French Language in Canada

University of Maine undergraduate student, Patricia Andersen, of Durham, New Hampshire, is the recipient of a Killam Fellowship to study French in Canada this fall for the 2022 academic year. The Killam Fellowships Program provides undergraduate students in Canada and the U.S. with opportunities to spend a semester or full academic year in the other […]

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2022 Faculty Research Funds Announcement

The Faculty Research Fund program aims to support faculty in establishing or maintaining high-quality research programs and other creative achievements. Competitions are held annually and funded by the Office of the Vice President for Research and Dean of the Graduate School through a review and nomination process by the Faculty Research Fund Committee. This year […]

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Career Opportunities: Outreach Coordinator

To apply for this position, please visit the UMaine Jobs Portal. TITLE:                      Outreach Coordinator DEPARTMENT:      Canadian-American Center DATE:                       April 2022 REPORTS TO:         Director Purpose: This position performs outreach and administrative duties within a small, […]

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“Are electric vehicles at a tipping point?”: Dr. Jonathan Rubin speaks with the Smart Prosperity Institute in Ottowa

Canadian-American Center Affiliate, Dr. Jonathan Rubin, Professor of Economics, and director of the MCS Policy Center at the University of Maine, recently spoke with Eric Campbell, host of Ottawa’s Smart Prosperity the Podcast to discuss gas prices and electric vehicles in the Canadian economy. To hear the full podcast, visit Smart Prosperity Institute’s podcast webpage […]

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Call for Proposals: Course Development in Canadian Studies at UMaine

Grants up to $4000 for UMaine Faculty The Canadian-American Center at the University of Maine invites faculty to submit proposals for Canadian studies course development grants. Proposals for graduate and undergraduate courses are welcome from full-time faculty in all relevant disciplines. Which proposals are eligible for funding?  Proposals may use funds for one of the […]

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Annual UMaine-UNB International Graduate Student Conference

The UMaine-UNB History Graduate Student Conference is held annually during the Fall semester. Jointly hosted by graduate students at both universities since 1998, the conference site alternates every other year between the two campuses in Orono, Maine, and Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada. The conference offers a wonderful opportunity for History graduate students from the University […]

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Emerging Scholars Colloquium

Emerging Scholars Colloquium American Council for Quebec Studies (ACQS) In Baltimore 20-23 October, 2022 The ACQS invites proposals for papers for our Emerging Scholars Colloquium to be held in conjunction with our 2022 biennial convention. With the participation of the Association internationale des études québécoises (AIEQ) and the Canadian-American Center at the University of Maine, […]

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Summer FLAS Competition – Now accepting applications

The Canadian-American Center is now accepting applications for Summer 2022 Foreign Language Area Studies (FLAS) awards. This award competition is open to all graduate students who wish to improve their French proficiency in Canada.  The Award covers tuition up to $5000 and offers a $2500 stipend.  Credits can be transferred to UMaine.  For more information, […]

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