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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 This funding is dedicated towards digitizing historical documents and making them available online.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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Patrick Roy Presentation at University of Maine

On February 22nd Quebec writer Patrick Roy spoke with University of Maine students about his latest collection of poetry, titled Pompéi (Le Quartanier, 2000). Canadian-American Center Assistant Director  and UMaine Associate Professor of French Frederic Rondeau hosted him in his Quebec Poetry Course. Students were able to hear about his writing process, his love of […]

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Canadian-American Center News, Erin Victor: Can-Am Fellow Researching Producer Responsibility Legislation (On the top left is the Canadian American Center logo. Underneath is a picture of Victor. She has long blonde hair, and is wearing a blue and white dress)

Canadian-American Center Fellow Feature: Erin Victor

University of Maine PhD student, Erin Victor, is one of several recipients of the Canadian-American Center Fellowship for the 2022-23 academic year. The Canadian-American Center 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 […]

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2023 ACSUS Student Colloqium

The Association for Canadian Studies in the United States (ACSUS) has announced its call for papers for a student colloquium, set to take place alongside its biennial meeting and conference this coming November in Washington, D.C. . They’re looking for strong proposals in from students at both the graduate and undergraduate level, individual submissions as […]

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