Blogs

New book on Canadian Studies around the world

ACSUS is pleased to acknowledge the publication of Promoting Canadian Studies Abroad:  Soft Power and Cultural Diplomacy, edited by Stephen Brooks.  We hope that this publication informs and animates the debate over the resumption of funding by the Canadian government for our global Canadian Studies community.

From the publisher:  

CFP: NAFTA Shock: Implications for Canada-US Relations, Sept. 28-29, 2018

The Association for Canadian Studies in the United States and the Chaire Raoul-Dandurand en études stratégiques et diplomatiques at the Université de Québec à Montréal are organizing a two-day colloquium to consider how the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement has affected Canada, the United States, and the relationship between them. The Colloquium will be held on the campus of Johns Hopkins University’s Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies in Washington D.C.

Call for Publisher Applications: Quebec Edition fellowship Program

The sixth edition of Rendez-vous, organized by Quebec Edition, will be held in Montreal from November 13-18, 2018.  10 publishers will have the unique opportunity to discover the Quebec & French Canadian book market while developing business relations with book profressionals from Quebec & around the world.

Applications are due June 1st, 2018.  For more information, click below.

CFP - Beyond Munro and Atwood: Other Voices in Canadian Women's Writing

With the recent critical and commercial success of the TV adaptation of The Handmaid’s Tale, and the newly released adaptation of Alias Grace, myriad audiences are (re)discovering Canadian Margaret Atwood. This rediscovery follows on the heels of Alice Munro’s 2013 Nobel prize for literature, and suggests that conditions are favourable for reinvigorating an interest in Canadian women’s writing that goes beyond the established, now-canonical writers like Atwood and Munro.

Two ACSUS nominees receive ICCS Graduate Scholarship for 2017-2018

ACSUS is delighted to share with you the news that two of its nominees were awarded 2017-2018 Graduate Scholarships from the International Council for Canadian Studies.  Our recipients of this prestigious scholarship are:

Christopher Green, of the Graduate Center of the City University of New York (CUNY)  for  Modern Northwest Coast Native Art, 1960-1990.

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