Date: 2014-10-31
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Category: Call for Papers
Subject: Student conference announcement: Crossing Borders 2015: Canada-US relations in a changing North America

Crossing Borders 2015
Canada-US relations in a changing North America
A Multidisciplinary Student Conference on Canada,
the United States, and Border Issues in North America

26 – 27 March 2015
Deadline for Paper Abstracts: 13 February 2015


Thursday 26 March
Opening reception
Keynote Address: Dr. Laura Macdonald, Professor of Political Science
Director, Institute of Political Economy, Carleton University
Overnight in St. Catharines

Friday 27 March
Panel presentations, workshops and roundtables with undergraduate and
graduate students from Canada and the United States
Keynote address and luncheon
• Comparative US-Canada/US-Mexico politics and culture
• Comparative North American border politics
• Canada - US Trade and Business
• Canada-US Border Security
• Cross Border Crime and Policing
• Cross Border Military Issues
• History of Border Regions
• Communications Policy or Cultural Policy
• Popular Culture and Mass Media
• The Border in Art and/or Literature
• Canada-US Policy Comparisons
• Tourism and Transportation
• Educational Policies
• Comparative Elections
• Indigenous Peoples
• Comparative Literature

Please submit your abstract, contact information and any questions to:

Blayne Haggart
Acting Director, The Centre for Canadian Studies
Brock University
341 Plaza Building
St. Catharines ON Canada L2S 3A1
E-mail: bhaggart@brocku.ca


Hosted By Brock University: Faculty of Humanities and Faculty of Social

Conference Award: $250 prize for best paper



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