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Dr. Raymond Pelletier, CanAm Center Associate Director, Remembered

The Canadian-American Center fondly remembers Raymond Pelletier, Ph.D., who passed away on May 15. During his career, Dr. Pelletier served as Associate Professor of French in the Modern Languages and Classics department, and as Associate Director of the Canadian-American Center, among many other roles and honors. He dedicated much of his time in advancing the […]

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Fellow Feature NEAPQ Hannah Schmidt

Canadian-American Center Fellow Feature: Hannah Schmidt

University of Maine PhD student, Hannah Schmidt, is one of several recipients of a New England-Atlantic Provinces-Quebec (NEAPQ) Fellowship for Spring 2023. The NEAPQ Fellowship is offered by the Canadian-American Center and the University of Maine Graduate School. It is available to graduate students in disciplines that focus on Canada or Canada-US relations. Each academic […]

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2023 Call for Proposals in Canadian Course Development in Canadian Studies

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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UMaine Franco American Programs receives $350K from NEH

This week The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) awarded $350,000 to the University of Maine Franco American Programs. This funding is dedicated towards digitizing historical documents and making them available online. When asked about this project, Susan Pinette, director of the Franco American Centre and Studies program, and executive committee member for the Canadian-American […]

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Marie-Andrée Gill Presentation at University of Maine

Today, April 12th Quebec poet Marie-Andrée Gill spoke with University of Maine students about her latest collection of poetry, Chauffer les Dehours. Canadian-American Center Assistant Director and UMaine Associate Professor of French Frederic Rondeau hosted Gill in his Quebec Poetry Course. Students were able to hear about her writing process, how nature inspired her poetry, […]

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Cartographer Margaret Pearce Awarded a 2023 Guggenheim Fellowship

The Canadian-American Center at the University of Maine extends congratulations to independent cartographer, Margaret Wickens Pearce, who was recently named as one of 2023’s recipients of the prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship under the Geography and Environmental Studies category. Pearce has worked extensively with the Canadian-American Center on cartographic projects producing maps such as They Would Not […]

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Canadian-American Fellow Feature: Darcy Stevens

University of Maine PhD student, Darcy Stevens, is one of several recipients of the New England-Atlantic Provinces-Quebec (NEAPQ) Fellowship for the 2022 academic year. The NEAPQ Fellowship is offered by the Canadian-American Center and the University of Maine Graduate School. It is available to graduate students in disciplines that focus on Canada or Canada-US relations. […]

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Canadian-American Center Faculty members Receive Tenure

Today, the University of Maine announced that 21 faculty members have received tenure and/or promotion this spring. The annual announcement recognizes outstanding achievement in teaching, scholarship and research, and community engagement. “These are world-class faculty members who contribute to the quality of the UMaine and UMaine Machias student experience, and to the mission of the […]

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The Vernacular Rhetoric of Cultural Mapping – Dr. Will Garrett-Petts

When: Tuesday, March 28th 2023 from noon to 1 PM Where: Coe Room in the Memorial Union Please join the Canadian-American Center in coordination with Bridgewater State University, as we welcome Dr. Will Garrett-Petts to the University of Maine to present The Vernacular Rhetoric of Cultural Mapping: Everyday Canadian Cartographers in the Public Sphere. This […]

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