Deadline Approaching - ICCS Awards

Please note that the deadline for nominations from ACSUS members for a variety of awards offered by the International Council for Canadian Studies is rapidly approaching.  Nominations must be endorsed by ACSUS President James McHugh (  Please have your nominations/applications to him well in advance of the ICCS deadline, and not later than November 15th.

Killam Professorship in Canadian Studies - Bridgewater State University

Bridgewater State University is seeking a Canadian scholar or person of prominence to spend one or two semesters in residence at the University and be appointed Killam Visiting Professor of Canadian Studies during that period. The appointment may be made in any discipline.

Full details can be found on the attachment below.

UPDATED (10/7) Conference Program Available - 25th ACSUS Biennial

A revised draft program (as of Monday, October 7th, 2019) for the upcoming 25th Biennial conference of ACSUS can be accessed below.

ACSUS looks forward to welcoming everyone to what promises to be a superb meeting this November in Montreal.

Program of the Polish Association for Canadian Studies Conference, Lodz, Poland, September 25-27, 2019

The 8th Congress of the Polish Association for Canadian Studies wil be held 25-27 September, 2019 at the Univeristy of Lodz, Poland. 

The theme for this year's meeting is "Canadian (Re)Visions: Futures, Changes, Revolutions « Les (Re)Visions canadiennes: Projections, Changements, Révolutions » The 8th Congress of Polish Canadianists."

A preliminary program can be viewed below.  It looks like a great meeting!


John Herd Thompson 1946-2019

It is with great sadness that ACSUS notes the passing of one of its great champions.  Retired Duke University historian John Herd Thompson lost his battle with lung cancer on July 13th at the age of 72. 

In addition to being a leading scholar in Canadian history, Professor Thompson was a tremendous supporter of ACSUS.  We will all miss him and his contributions greatly.

His obituaries from the Toronto Globe and Mail and from Duke Today can be found in the attachment below.


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