Northeastern Americas: Humanities Research and Education

Ranco interviewed for PPH about implementing Wabanaki studies class

Darren Ranco, associate professor of anthropology and the coordinator of Native American research at the University of Maine, was quoted by the Portland Press Herald in an article about the slow implementation of a 2001 law requiring schools to teach the history, government and culture of the state’s Indigenous people. The law was passed without […]

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Franco-American Centre to host hybrid 2022 Rassemblement April 22–24

The Franco-American Centre at the University of Maine will host a hybrid in-person and virtual 2022 Rassemblement of Franco-American artists, writers and other cultural workers with events from April 22–24. Participants are invited to choose from the following virtual, in-person and hybrid events that are free and open to the public. Registration online is required […]

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Applications open for Canadian Studies course development grants for UMaine faculty

The Canadian-American Center at the University of Maine invites full-time faculty in all relevant disciplines to submit proposals for Canadian Studies course development grants. To be eligible for funding, the course must contribute to the knowledge of Canada or Canada’s relationship with the United States. Courses with the potential to be consistently offered or become […]

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UMaine Arts Initiative seed grant awardees announced

The UMaine Arts Initiative (UMAI) is pleased to announce winners of a new competitive seed grant program, created to encourage innovative and interdisciplinary collaborations that seek to build a diverse, inclusive, sustainable and equitable community of art researchers, practitioners, supporters and promoters.  The University of Maine Arts Initiative, launched in 2021 by the Office of […]

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Summer FLAS Competition now accepting applications

The Canadian-American Center is now accepting applications for Summer 2022 Foreign Language Area Studies (FLAS) awards. The award competition is open to all graduate students who wish to improve their French proficiency in Canada. Summer FLAS is a federal grant to support graduate students studying French and undergraduate or graduate students studying less commonly taught […]

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