Undergraduate students

Spring 202 FLAS Competition: Applications Open!

The Canadian-American Center at UMAine is once again holding a competition for semester long FLAS (Foreign Language Area Studies) Awards for the Spring 2024 semester. FLAS Fellowships support undergraduate students who have an interest in area studies expertise and language proficiency in Canadian Studies and French or Wabanaki languages (Maliseet, Mi’kmaq/Micmac, Passamaquoddy, and Abenaki/Penobscot). Graduate […]

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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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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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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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L’ACSUS Colloque Étudiant

L’Association d’études canadiennes aux États-Unis (ACSUS) a lancé un appel à communications pour un colloque d’étudiants, qui se tiendra parallèlement à sa réunion et conférence biennale en novembre prochain à Washington, D.C.. L’ACSUS est à la recherche de propositions solides de la part d’étudiants de premier et de deuxième cycle, qu’il s’agisse de propositions individuelles […]

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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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Now accepting nominations and applications for the Canadian-American Center Awards

2021-2022 Foreign Language and Areas studies (FLAS), Canadian-American Center Fellowships, New England-Atlantic Provinces-Québec Fellowships: Call for nominations The Canadian-American Center at the University of Maine would like to announce that it is now accepting applications and nominations for Foreign Language and Areas studies (FLAS) Awards, Canadian-American Center Fellowships, and New England-Atlantic Provinces-Québec Fellowships. Academic Year […]

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