Date: 2015-02-03
Time: 00:00:00
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Category: Call for Papers
Subject: CFP Reminder: Crossing Borders -- now with limited travel funding

Reminder: Call for Papers – Crossing Borders 2015: Canada-US relations in a changing North America, 26-27 March, Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario


Submission Deadline is 13 February! Limited number of graduate student travel grants now available!


Undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students are invited to Crossing Borders, a multidisciplinary student conference on Canada, the United States and border issues in North America. We welcome papers that address any aspect of the Canada-US relationship and border policy, including comparative research and a focus on the wider North American (Canada-US-Mexico) relationship. Suggested topics include (but are not limited to):



The conference will include a keynote address by Dr. Laura Macdonald, Professor of Political Science, Director, Institute of Political Economy, Carleton University, on March 26.


Four $300 travel awards are available for graduate students, courtesy of Borders in Globalization and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. There will also be a $250 prize for best paper.


To apply, please submit an abstract (maximum 250 words), along with your contact information and an indication of whether you would like to apply for the travel award, to:

Blayne Haggart,

Acting Director, Centre for Canadian Studies, Brock University



The deadline for submissions is 13 February. If you have any questions, please contact Blayne Haggart (bhaggart@brocku.ca; tel: 905-688-5550, x-3895)


Crossing Borders is hosted by the Brock University Faculty of Humanities and Faculty of Social Sciences, and is supported financially by the Brock Council for Research in the Social Sciences, the Humanities Research Institute and the Department of Political Science.


Blayne Haggart
Assistant Professor
Department of Political Science

Acting Director, Canadian Studies
Acting Graduate Program Director, Canadian and American Studies

Brock University
500 Glenridge Avenue, St. Catharines, ON Canada L2S 3A1
905-688-5550 x.3895


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