November 17, 2022, 4:00-5:00 p.m.
(link to the recorded presentation here)
HOME AWAY FROM HOME: REFLECTIONS ON THE CANADIAN EXPAT EXPERIENCE
Author and Canadian Studies consultant David Stewart discussed his memoir, True North, Down South. Using a Canadian émigré lens, the essay collection entertains and educates readers about immigrant and national identity, cultural misunderstandings, and belonging in the modern world.
Special guest speaker Teresa Edwards (Young Fire Woman) spoke about Residential and Day Schools, the "Sixties Scoop", and other colonial acts of oppression, and how they continue to impact Indigenous Peoples today. Edwards also discussed how to take action to be an ally and what can be done to foster reconciliation in Canada. A recording of the talk can be found on the World Issues Forum website.
The Center for Canadian-American Studies co-sponsored this event.
Study Canada K-12 partnered with Métis Canadian illustrator Natasha Donovan and Village Books for book talk on the graphic novel Borders
Donovan is the illustrator of the book Borders, a middle grade graphic novel about identity and belonging.
The Center for Canadian-American Studies honors Andrea Predko as this year's outstanding graduate.
More info on Scholars Week and the student presentations can be found here.
From Director Christina Keppie:
It is with great pleasure that we invite you to Canada House for an open ‘showcase’ of student creative responses to the book Greenwood by Michael Christie.
C/AM is proud to co-sponsor the talk “Creating, in Spite of, and Beyond” - Joshua Whitehead, Ph.D. candidate, lecturer, and Killam scholar at the University of Calgary
Thursday, May 26, 4:00 to 5:30 p.m.
Register to attend via Zoom at lgbtq.wwu.edu/qrseries.
The exhibit is entitled NOURISH and runs from January 22 - April 3, 2022.
The $750 Canadian-American Studies Scholarship is open to students with a demonstrated interest in majoring or minoring in the field, or those who have completed C/AM 200 and at least one other course of the C/AM general curriculum.
Canadian author of the bestselling book Greenwood visited with students at WWU in early March.
Students: Are you a Canadian or Dual Citizen? Apply for a virtual internship at the Canadian Consulate General in Seattle!
The Center for Canadian-American Studies is proud to present it’s 2021 C/AM Student Scholars
The Center for Canadian-American Studies and Canada House Programs mourn the recent passing of Lee Maracle (former WWU Distinguished Professor of Canadian Culture) and celebrate her extraordinary life
For 50 years, the Center for Canadian American Studies has been a shining example of Western’s unique brand of engaged excellence.
As we usher in 2021, we celebrate 50 years of the Center for Canadian-American Studies here at Western and I am very proud to be able to serve as its Director.
Congratulations to Sky Bressette for his winning submission to the student photo contest. Admire Sky’s photo on the C/AM homepage banner.
WWU C/AM grad Sarah Chute (’19), has been pursuing a Master’s degree in Canadian Studies at the University of Vermont.
We’d like to extend out congratulations to Sky Bressette for his nomination as C/AM’s Outstanding Graduate during this unusual year.