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The Irish Journal of French Studies is now available online: click here.

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Bridging Divides: Art & Design in Canada

From left to right: Professor Brian Foss (UCD Craig Dobbin Chair of Canadian Studies), Rosalind Pepall (former Senior Curator of Decorative Arts, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts), Dr Carol Payne (Carleton University), Professor Michael Brophy (President of ACSI), Dr Anna Hudson (York University), Professor Gerta Moray (University of Guelph), Dr Emily Mark-FitzGerald (UCD), Dr Charles C. Hill (former Curator of Canadian Art, National Gallery of Canada)

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Conference on Immigration and Identity in Culture and Society

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Craig Dobbin/ACSI event: Bridging Divides: Art & Design in Canada

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7th Triennial International Conference
of the Central European Association for Canadian Studies

9 – 11 October 2015, Zagreb, Croatia

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7ème conférence triennale internationale
de l'Association d'études canadiennes en Europe centrale

9 – 11 octobre 2015, Zagreb, Croatie

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Multiculturalism in the Canadian Context
14-15 April, 2016 Lodz, Poland

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A Land Shaped by Water: Perspectives on Canada
Turku, Finland, Wed 12 – Sat 15 August 2015

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BACS Annual Conference - Open Call for Papers

BACS celebrates its 40th anniversary in 2015 and to mark this auspicious occasion there is an open call for papers on topics related to Canada to be presented at the annual conference in London, 23-25 April.

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Colloque international / Congrès Etudes Canadiennes
« Regards croisés : Canada - Europe »

« Cross cultural perspectives – Canada – Europe »

10- 13 Juin 2015
Université de Nantes

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Canadian Studies @ UCD: Diversity and Dynamism

UCD Centre for Canadian Studies Distinguished Lecture Series, 2014

Mondays, Room K114, UCD School of History and Archives

@ 4.30 p.m.

13 October 2014:  
Speaker: Dr Allan Blackstock, University of Ulster
Title: ‘From Monaghan to Montreal: Tyrone Guthrie and Canada, 1931-1952’
Chair: Dr Paul Halferty, UCD School of English, Drama and Film
3 November 2014:  
Speaker: Professor Helen O’Neill, UCD Professor Emeritus
Title: 'Helping Others or Helping Themselves? Some comparisons and contrasts between the Canadian and Irish foreign aid programmes'
Chair: Professor Maurice Bric, UCD School of History and Archives
17 November 2014  
Speaker: Professor Brian Foss, UCD Craig Dobbin Chair of Canadian Studies
Title: ‘“Let Him Paint Where He Can Dominate the Scene”: Tradition, Modernism and Autobiography in Paintings of Southern Ontario Landscapes, 1880-1914’
Chair: Dr Lynda Mulvin, UCD School of Art History

À l’occasion du Colloque bisannuel de l’Association irlandaise d’études canadiennes, la Délégation générale du Québec à Londres accorde à un(e) universitaire membre de l’Association, domicilié(e) en Irlande, un prix d’un montant de 1000 € , à utiliser dans le cadre d’un voyage d’études. Les candidatures, comportant un curriculum vitæ et un projet de recherche, doivent parvenir à la Présidente de l’association, Elizabeth Tilley, [elizabeth.tilley@nuigalway.ie] avant le 14 avril 2014. Le prix est destiné à récompenser et à encourager la recherche dans le domaine des études québécoises au sens large, comprenant les disciplines linguistiques et littéraires, ainsi que les sciences sociales (sociologie, histoire, sciences économiques &c.). Les thèmes contemporains (accent sur les problématiques actuelles) sont encouragés. Les candidatures seront évaluées par un comité formé de membres du bureau exécutif de l’association. Le prix sera remis au lauréat/à la lauréate à l’Hôtel Meyrick de Galway, à l’occasion du XVIIe Colloque de l’Association irlandaise d’études canadiennes, du 9 au 11 mai 2014.

Dr Elizabeth Tilley
Department of English
National University of Ireland, Galway

The Association for Canadian Studies in Ireland (ACSI) was established in May 1982. Its objectives are to support and encourage the study and understanding of Canada - its culture, history and institutions - and to foster and examine the connections and parallels between Canada and Ireland.

New members are welcome.

Please contact:
Dr. Máire Áine Ní Mhainnín (ACSI Treasurer),
Department of French,
National University of Ireland,

email: Mary.Mannion@nuigalway.ie
During the AGM in Galway elections were held for positions on the executive committee. I am delighted to announce that the President of ACSI from 2014 to 2016 is Dr Michael Brophy. Our new Secretary is Dr Julie Rodgers, and our continuing Treasurer is Dr Maire Aine ni Mhainnin. Congratulations and thanks to all for agreeing to take on these jobs.

Elizabeth Tilley

ACSI 2014 Conference Delegates on the way to the Aran Islands

At Dun Aengus on Aran
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