Dr. Stephen Hornsby Receives Prestigious Donner Medal for Dedication and Innovation in Canadian Studies in the US

Professor of geography and Canadian Studies and former director of the Canadian-American Center Dr. Stephen Hornsby recently received the prestigious Donner medal for distinguished achievement, scholarship, and program innovation in the area of Canadian Studies in the United States. The award was presented to Dr. Hornsby on November 17, 2023 in Washington, D.C., during the Association for Canadian Studies in the United States Conference […]

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Cartographer Margaret Pearce Chosen for Yaddo Artistic Residency

The cartographer Margaret Pearce will be at Yaddo, in Saratoga Springs, for an artist residency October 6th to November 12th. Margaret Pearce is an independent cartographer and author of several award winning maps, such as Ivoka Eli-Wihtamakw Kәtahkinawal/This is how we name our lands (Penobscot Cultural & Historic Preservation, 2015) in collaboration with Penobscot C&HP, and They Would […]

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The Canadian-American Center’s May Term in Quebec

This May, sponsored by the Canadian-American Center, director Frederic Rondeau and center staff took students to Quebec for a week long francophone language immersion course. Students visited important cultural sites throughout the region, including the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, the Assemblée nationale du Québec, the Wendake indigenous site of the Huron-Wendat Nation, and […]

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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 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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Canadian-American Center News, UMaine's School of Business Offers Trip to Monteral (On the right is a picture of Montreal)

Maine Business School to Visit Montreal, Quebec

Dr. Stefano Tijernina, Canadian Studies Faculty at Maine Business School, will be conducting a field trip to Montreal, Quebec November 10-13, 2022 with students from his courses that focus on Canadian-U.S. economics and business. They will network with Concordia University’s business school and explore the business culture of Montreal via customer service, use of space, […]

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Canadian-American Center News, CAN 101 Goes to Fredericton New Brunswick (On the right is a picture of CAN 101 students and their professor)

CAN 101 goes to Fredericton, New Brunswick

Dr. Mark McLaughlin, department of History, and professor for the Introduction to Canadian Studies course at the University of Maine recently lead a course-related, weekend field trip to Fredericton, the capital of New Brunswick, Canada. Joining Dr. McLaughlin were students from his course, Dr. Howard Cody (professor emerita), and Dr. Hollie Adams from the department […]

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