The Québec Studies Program: The central research mission of the program is to facilitate the understanding of Quebec society through a disciplinary approach. The program offers graduate students the opportunity to study Quebec in an international and comparative context. The Program offers seminars, monthly conferences featuring distinguished speakers, and two major annual conferences. the program also houses the Documentation Centre on Multinational studies. In addition, the Program awards a $15,000 teaching contract to a promising Ph.D. graduate or specialist in Quebec.