2013

Centre launches National Research Network:

Dr Annis May Timpson has launched a new research network to connect scholars and practitioners in Scotland who are working on questions of Indigenous identity. [November 2013]

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Canadian Studies 2013 Public Lecture delivered by Canada Research Chair, Professor Ruth Phillips FRSC

The public lecture was entitled "Canada's New National Museumscape: Indigenous Redress, Diasporic Pluralism and the 'Politics of Reaction" [November 2013]

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National Chief Shawn A-in-Chut Atleo of Canada speaks at the Centre

The Centre of Canadian Studies was delighted to welcome National Chief Shawn A-in-Chut Atleo, National Chief to the Assembly of First Nations, to speak at the Centre of Canadian Studies. [October 2013]

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Centre PhD student presents paper at the 'Septieme colloque des Jeunes Chercheurs Europeens en Etudes Quebecoises' in Berlin

Megan Melanson presented her paper at the 'Septieme colloque des Jeunes Chercheurs Europeens en Etudes Quebecoises' in Berlin [October 2013]

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Centre PhD student presents paper at John Rae 200 Conference in Orkney

Kaitlin McCormick presents her paper at John Rae 200 Conference in Orkney [September 2013]

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Canadian Studies Outreach Grant Award

The Centre of Canadian Studies has been awarded a new outreach grant. [September 2013]

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Congratulations to Luke Flanagan, PhD

Luke Flanagan was awarded his PhD at the July 6 Graduation Ceremony. Luke's thesis is entitled The Political Union Debate in Canada's Maritime Provinces, 1960-1980: Why Did a Union Not Happen? [July 2013]

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Centre PhD student student awarded Mary Le Messsurier Award for the Study of History

Kaitlin McCormick was awarded the Mary Le Messurier Scholarship. [July 2013]

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Centre PhD Student awarded Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Scholarship

Kaitlin McCormick awarded Doctoral Fellowship [June 2013]

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Director visits Blood Tribe: Home of the Kainai Nation

Dr Annis May Timpson visited Red Crow Community College and the Blood Tribe Administration at Standoff, Alberta. [June 2013]

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Director delivers paper in Congress of Humanities and Social Sciences of Canada

Dr Annis May Timpson delivers paper at the University of Victoria, Canada [June 2013]

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Centre PhD student delivers paper at the Graphixia and the Comics Grid Conference in British Columbia

Harriet Kennedy delivered a paper entitled 'Quebecois Bande Dessinee: A Quiet Revolution?" at the Graphixia and the Comics Grid Spring Conference at Douglas College, New Westminster. [June 2013]

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Director attends Lecture by Rt Hon Jean Chretien at the Scotland Office

Dr Annis May Timpson attends Lecture by Rt Hon Jean Chretien. [May 2013]

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Centre PhD Student visits McGill's Institute for the Study of Canada

Harriet Kennedy is visiting the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada in Montreal during her PhD fieldwork. [April 2013]

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New Visiting Scholars arrive at the Centre

Professor James Bickerton (Political Science, St Frances Xavier University and Professor Patrick Farfard Satzewich (Politics and International Relations, Ottawa University) [April 2013]

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Referendums and Constitutional Change - Quebec and Scotland in Focus

Centre colleagues were directly involved in a two-day international workshop that brought together colleagues from Quebec and Scotland. [April 2013]

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Dr Kennedy's new book on Liberal Nationalisms in Scotland and Quebec

Dr James Kennedy's new book: Liberal Nationalisms: Empire, State, and Civil Society in Scotland and Quebec has been published by McGill-Queen's University Press. [April 2013]

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Centre Administrative Secretary Liz Reilly retires

Colleagues and students at the Centre of Canadian Studies bade a very fond farewell to Liz Reilly as she retired from the University. [April 2013]

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Centre Graduate Student presents at British Canadian Studies Conference

Centre graduate student, Luke Flanagan, presented a paper at the annual British Association of Canadian Studies (BACS) conference in London. [April 2013]

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Centre PhD student awarded Graduate Prix du Quebec

Megan Melanson has won the 2013 postgraduate Prix du Quebec. [April 2013]

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Centre PhD Student works on John Rae Exhibition at Stromness Museum

Kaitlin McCormick has worked with National Museums Scotland (NMS) on the new exhibition "John Rae: [April 2013]

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Centre PhD Student gains Foundation for Canadian Studies Travel Award

Megan Melanson has been awarded a 2013 Travel Award by the Foundation for Canadian Studies in the United Kingdom. [March 2013]

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Centre PhD Student presents research at Quebec and the World Conference

Megan Melanson, delivered a fascinating presentation of her research at UCL's Institute of the Americas conference: Quebec and the World. [March 2013]

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New Visiting Scholar arrives at the Centre

Professor Jerome Cranston (University of Manitoba) [March 2013]

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Drawn to Change: Academia, Activism, and the Potential of the Graphic Medium for Conscientizacao in Canada in the 21st Century

Our Spring 2013 Open Research Seminar season kicked off with a thoughtful and provocative paper on graphic novels, comic books, and their potential to inspire political engagement. [February 2013]

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Centre alumnus becomes Canada's Ambassador for Religious Freedom

The Centre of Canadian Studies wishes to congratulate Dr Andrew Bennett on his appointment by the Canadian Prime Minister as Canada's first Ambassador for Religious Freedom. [February 2013]

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Director comments on Quebec Premier's visit for the BBC and CTV

On January 29, Annis May Timpson was interviewed about the Quebec Premier's visit to Scotland on CTV News and BBC Newsnight Scotland. [January 2013]

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Canadian Studies 1A nominated for EUSA Best Course Award

We are delighted to announce that the core undergraduate course at the Centre - Canadian Studies 1A: [January 2013]

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New Course on Indigenous Politics Culture and Screen in Canada

A new course on Indigenous Politics, Culture and Screen in Canada has been launched this semester at Honours and MSc levels. [January 2013]

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