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Friday, November 5, 2010

Ottawa: A Capital City. CALL FOR PROPOSALS


21st ACSUS Biennial Conference

November 16-20, 2011

The Westin, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

The Association for Canadian Studies in the United States (ACSUS) welcomes

for papers, roundtables, workshops and poster presentations at its 21th
Biennial meeting

to be held in Ottawa, Ontario, November 16-20, 2011. ACSUS is a

organization that seeks to encourage the study of Canada and U.S.-Canadian

We welcome submissions from academics and professionals in the fields of the

humanities, social sciences, business, education and the natural and life
sciences. The

theme for this biennial is "Ottawa: A Capital City" and affords
to explore a

host of sub themes associated with the city's function as the capital of

All proposals should have a distinctive Canadian focus, but we also
encourage submissions

that consider Canada in a comparative context. We are particularly
interested in

receiving submissions that examine Canada within a Western Hemispheric or

setting. Proposals that seek to explore contemporary issues of concern such
as borders,

migration, trade, technology, the environment and education are especially

The conference will take place at the Westin in the heart of the city and
close to

Parliament Hill, the National Gallery and the Byward market area.. We
anticipate a high

level of interest in the Ottawa Biennial so we encourage you to submit your
proposal in a

timely fashion.

Conference Sections include: Anthropology, Sociology and First Nations;

and Performing; Business, Trade and Economics; Gender, Identity and

Geography, Resources, Environment; History; Border Issues and Migration;

Policy and Defense; Literature in English; Literature in French; Politics
and Public

Policy; The North; Quebec and the French Presence in North America;

Canada in Comparative Perspective; Life Sciences and Technology. Poster
Sessions are

also planned.

The deadline for submissions is December 15, 2010.


Submissions must be made using the online submission forms


Additional information concerning the biennial conference and associated
events can be

found at

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