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Canadian books available

Jon Whitney has approached ACSUS with a request for assistance in finding a suitable home for him to donate some of his Canadian books.  A list of his titles can be found in the attached document.  If you are interested in obtaining these books for your campus library, kindly contact Jon directly at

jonawhitney@gmail.com

Collection of Quebecois literature available

The family of Myrna Delson-Karan has expressed an interest in finding a suitable university home for the collection of Quebecois literature that Myrna built up over her long and distinguished career.  The collection includes some rare and first editions.  If your institution is interested in acquiring these materials, send in a brief (one-page) statement of how the collection would be used and why your  campus community would be a good home for these materials.  ACSUS will select the most suitable home from among the proposals we receive by February 1st, 2018.  Send proposals to

CFP - Special issue of CANADIAN LITERATURE

ACSUS has received a "call for poposals" for a special issue of Canadian Literature on "Rescaling CanLit: Global Readings" with Eva Darias-Beautell, University of La Laguna, Spain serving as the guest editor.  Full details can be found in the attachment here.  The deadline for submission of manuscripts is May 15, 2018.

Russia & Canada: Politics, Economics, and Multiculturalism

Bob Timko has forwarded a message from our Russian colleague  Alexander Kubyshkin informing us of the publication of a new book entitled Russia and Canada: Politics, Economics, and Multiculturalism.  Chapters are either in English or Russian.

The table of contents is attached below.

 

CFP - Colloquium - Canada in 1968

The Center for the Study of Canada at State University of New York College at Plattsburgh (New York), Fulbright Canada, and the Canadian Studies Program at Bridgewater State University (Massachusetts), in partnership with the Canadian Museum of History, invite paper proposals from all disciplines for a one-day colloquium entitled “1968 in Canada: A Year and Its Legacies.” The colloquium is open to proposals with a significant Canadian focus or explicitly comparative perspective. It will host a wide range of scholarly questions on the theme of Canada and 1968. 

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