Study abroad

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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Summer FLAS Competition 2023

The Canadian-American Center is now accepting applications for Summer 2023 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, and all credits earned can be transferred to UMaine.  […]

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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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A poster giving information about the May Term in Quebec. It reads: Improve your French while discovering Quebec City! This course is designed to offer a complete immersive experience in French to students who wish to improve their oral proficiency. Students are encouraged to actively use French as a natural part of daily life and to develop heightened appreciation for Québec culture, society and history. We will be visiting important cultural sites throughout the region, including – but not limited to – the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, the Musée de la civilisation, the Assemblée nationale du Québec, a visit to the Wendake indigenous site of the Huron-Wendat Nation and on l’Île d’Orléans. Guest speakers will be featured throughout the trip to give an authentic perspective and experience to the material discussed in class. Housing at Université Laval, transportation and an opening dinner are included. Students are responsible for all other meals and expenses.

’23 May Term in Quebec City

Looking to study abroad and improve your French speaking skills? Join us next May for a trip to Quebec! This is a week long French immersion course designed to help improve French literacy, as well as learn about the rich history of Quebec City. Slots are limited, and only open for a few more days, […]

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Patricia Anderson: Kilman Fellow

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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Register now for the Ottawa Field Trip Oct. 25-27

UMaine students, faculty, and the broader community are invited to register for our yearly field-trip to Canada’s capital city, Ottawa. This trip is an exciting opportunity for UMaine students to travel to a foreign country and experience Canadian geography, history, culture, politics, and social identity first-hand! This year’s trip will take place October 25-27, 2019. […]

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Canadian Parliament

UMaine Highlights Canadian Parliamentary Internship Participant

Congratulations to UMaine Political Science major Miranda Roberts on successfully completing the Canadian Parliamentary Internship this past summer! Read about her experience here. The application deadline to apply for the 2017 Canadian Parliamentary Internship is Dec. 15. The program costs $3,000 and includes housing, as well as three transferable credits from University of Michigan-Dearborn. For more […]

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