2018

University of Edinburgh to host the premier of the film, 'The Human Zoo''

The film which tells the incredible story of two Labrador Inuit families, who in 1880, lured by promises of adventures and wealth, embarked for Europe to become the latest attraction in the now-forgotten world of ethnographical shows (also known as “human zoos”) will be screened on Thursday, August 23rd from 11am to 1pm. [15 Aug 2018]

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Visiting Scholar receives Governor General's Award for History

Professor Sarah Carter (Alberta), Visiting Scholar in 2010-11, has been awarded this prestigious award for her book, Imperial Plots: Women, Land, and the Spadework of British Colonialism on the Canadian Prairies, written, in part, while at Edinburgh. [13 Jul 2018]

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Canadian High Commission to bring Canadian poet to the Centre of Canadian Studies

Chad Norman, of Truro, Nova Scotia, Canada, will visit the University of Edinburgh as part of a speaking/reading tour of the UK this fall. [10 Jul 2018]

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Canadian Government Minister Receives Honorary Degree

Canadian politician Kirsty Duncan MP was awarded a doctor honoris causa at the University of Edinburgh's graduation ceremony on Saturday 30 June. [10 Jul 2018]

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Annual Lecture to be given by University of Toronto Vice-Principal

Professor Bruce Kidd is to give the Murray House School of Education Annual Lecture. [02 Jun 2018]

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Québec in Edinburgh!

A considerable number of artists from Québec will feature at this year's Edinburgh International Festival. [03 May 2018]

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Refections on Teaching Canadian Studies

Former Canadian Studies PhD student shares his thoughts on teaching Canadian Studies at the University of Edinburgh. [26 Apr 2018]

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Director becomes President!

The Director the Centre of Canadian Studies has become President of the British Association of Canadian Studies. [26 Apr 2018]

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Registration Open for Language and Identity in Francophone Canada Conference

Registration is now open for the 2018 conference of the Centre for Quebec and French-Canadian Studies, whose theme is Language and Identity in Francophone Canada. [22 Mar 2018]

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Canadian Indigenous Film Screening!

'Two Soft Things, Two Hard Things' reaches beyond mere facts with heart-wrenching & warming moments, anecdotes of ignorance & the efforts to dispel it, & personal stories of trials & triumph. [20 Feb 2018]

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BACS 2018 conference programme now available!

The draft programme for the British Association for Canadian Studies 2018 Conference has just been published. [03 Feb 2018]

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BACS 2018 registration now open!

The Eventbrite booking site for the BACS 2018 Annual Conference is now live! [12 Jan 2018]

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