University of Washington

Canadian Studies Center September 2010 Report


NOVEMBER 2010 REPORT

Dear Friends,
Following are some of the outstanding research projects, studies and activities of the Center and our dynamic faculty, students and colleagues. From HIV research to whaling traditions in Canada, social work across the 49th parallel, to studies at McGill and research in Newfoundland, Canadian Studies at the University of Washington continues to expand and strengthen. Dan and I hope you enjoy reading about this past month's activities. - Nadine


FEATURE ARTICLE

Canadian Studies is One of Eight Centers in the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies to Receive a U.S. Department of Education Title VI Grant
The Jackson School has received eight separate grants from the US Department of Education to support teaching and study of foreign areas and languages for the next four years. More...
 


FACULTY RESEARCH & TRAINING

Emlet photoFirst Study on HIV/AIDS in Canada
Dr. Charles Emlet of the University of Washington Tacoma and Dr. David Brennan of the University of Toronto have initiated an analysis of date from the Ontario HIV Treatment Network (OHTN) cohort study. More...

 

 

Morma in ItalyCenter Welcomes New Affiliated Faculty from the School of Social Work – Morna McEachern
Morna McEachern completed her PhD in social welfare policy in June and has been hired to teach history and policy courses in the Master’s of Social Work program at the University of Washington’s (UW) School of Social Work. More...

 

 

Charlotte CoteOf Tribes and Whales: Charlotte Cote Publishes Spirits of Our Whaling Ancestors
By Nancy Wick, University Week
When Charlotte Cote was growing up on the western coast of Vancouver Island, she constantly heard stories about whaling, even though no actual whaling had been done there since 1928. More...

 

 

 


GRADUATE RESEARCH & STUDIES

Photo of BeckwithForeign Language and Areas Studies (FLAS) Fellow, Melanie Beckwith, Law School, Conducts Research on Canadian and U.S. Immigration Laws
By Melanie Beckwith
I am a third-year law student and recipient of a 2010-11 Canada Studies’ Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship. More... 

 

 

Photo of AmandaGraduate Affiliate from Marine Affairs, Amanda Barney, Returns from Research Trip to a Fisheries Out-Post in Newfoundland
By Amanda Barney
During the middle of September 2010 I traveled to Fogo Island, Newfoundland in order to conduct a series of interviews with locals in an attempt to measure community resilience on the island. More...

 


UNDERGRADUATE STUDIES

2010-11 Killam Fellow, Gregory Johnsen, at McGill University, Québec
The Killam Fellowship program has made clear to me that there are a great many planes on which the United States and Canada have the potential for collaboration. More...

 

 


ALUMNI NEWS

georgia sesalAffiliated Graduate Student, Lisa Connell, French Studies, Appointed to a Tenure-Track Position at University of West Georgia
By Lisa Connell
I had the good fortune to be affiliated with the Canadian Studies Center throughout my graduate studies at the University of Washington (UW). More...
 

 

 


UW LIBRARIES & CANADA COLLECTIONS

Note from the Canadian Collections Librarian - Vive le Québec!
By Sion Romaine, UW Libraries’ Canadian Studies Librarian
UW Libraries is pleased to announce two major acquisitions made earlier this year to support Canadian and Québec Studies at the University of Washington (UW). More...
 

 


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FOR K-12 EDUCATORS

Photo of TinaK-12 STUDY CANADA Activities
In October, Tina Storer, Education and Curriculum Specialist at the Center for Canadian-American Studies (WWU) exhibited K-12 STUDY CANADA exhibited resources on behalf of the National Resource Center (NRC) for Canada at the Idaho Council for History Education (ICHE) conference in Boise, Idaho as well as the Washington State Council for the Social Studies Fall In-Service at Edmonds-Woodway.  More...

 

 


BUSINESS & COMMUNITY OUTREACH

AAFT photoCenter Increases Collaboration with the American Association of Teachers of French
by Mary Anne O’Neil, President, AAFT Northwest
The American Association of Teachers of French (AATF), founded in 1927, is the largest association of French teachers in the world (currently there are about 10,000 members). More... 
 

PhotoWelcoming the Region's New Consul General
In late September the Center partnered with the Canada-America Society of Washington, Trade Development Alliance of Greater Seattle, and the Pacific Northwest Economic Region to welcome Canadian Consul General Stevens to the regional community. More..
 

Photo of EricCenter Builds Ties with Whitman College Canadian Studies Association
In late September Jack Iverson, Director, Canadian Studies Association, Whitman College, and Professor, Foreign Language and Literature, invited the Center’s associate director, Nadine Fabbi, to Whitman to visit with faculty regarding the enhancement of the Canadian studies program. More...
 


PHOTO ALBUM

Gregory Johnsen, 2010-11 Killam Fellow (Economics/International Studies) with Vancouver inuksuk

At the end of October, Nadine Fabbi (front left) met with members of the Management Committee for the Educational Leadership and Policy Studies (EDST) program, University of British Columbia at the beautiful West Coast Wilderness Lodge on the Sunshine Coast in British Columbia. The committee oversees the development of the EDST program. The program is dedicated to improving educational practice at all levels.
At the end of October, Nadine Fabbi (front left) met with members of the Management Committee for the Educational Leadership and Policy Studies (EDST) program, University of British Columbia at the beautiful West Coast Wilderness Lodge on the Sunshine Coast in British Columbia. The committee oversees the development of the EDST program. The program is dedicated to improving educational practice at all levels.

In October, Sion Romaine, UW Canadian Studies Librarian, Kathleen Collins, Reference and Instruction Librarian (far left); and Jennifer Sundheim, Library Collections, UW Tacoma Library (second from left) were guests at the Canadian Consulate to hear Canadian author and historian, Charlotte Gray, read from her new book, Gold Diggers: Striking it Rich in the Yukon.In October, Sion Romaine, UW Canadian Studies Librarian, Kathleen Collins, Reference and Instruction Librarian (far left); and Jennifer Sundheim, Library Collections, UW Tacoma Library (second from left) were guests at the Canadian Consulate to hear Canadian author and historian, Charlotte Gray, read from her new book, Gold Diggers: Striking it Rich in the Yukon.

 


 

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