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Launch of the "Canada In the Americas" Event

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5 Dec 2013
McCord Museum of Canadian History : 690 Sherbrooke West

The McGill Institute for the Study of Canada invites you to the  launch of its Canada in the Americas Initiative

Join us for a panel discussion and keynote address on the theme of

Movement and exchange: 
Canadian culture in Mexico/ Mexican culture in Canada

*** SEATING IS LIMITED - PLEASE RSVP AT: misc [dot] iecm [at] mcgill [dot] ca

McCord Museum of Canadian History,
690 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal

Thursday, December 5, 2013, 2pm – 5pm

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We are pleased to announce the addition of Professor Ana Elena González Treviño to our programme.  She will be discussing Canadian literary presence in Mexico.  Scroll down for details!

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2:00 pm:  Cultural circulations:  Canada and Mexico

A panel discussion featuring

Pip Day, Director, SBC Gallery, Montreal

Gabriela Gamez, Media producer and activist, Isuma TV, Digital Indigenous Democracy

Hugh Hazelton, Co-Director, Banff International Literary Translation Centre

Claudia Masferrer Leon, doctoral candidate in Sociology, McGill University

Fernanda Macchi, Associate Professor, Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures, McGill University

Lourdes Morales, postdoctoral fellow, McGill Institute for the Study of Canada

 

Moderated by  Will Straw, Director, McGill Institute for the Study of Canada

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3:30 – 3:45 pm: Break

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3:45 pm:  - Canadian literary presence in Mexico.

A special presentation by Ana Elena González Treviño, Professor, Facultad de Filosofia y letras at the National Autonomous University of Mexico

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4: 15 pm: Canadian culture in Mexico. Can we really see it?

A keynote address by Dr. Graciela Martinez-Zalce, Coordinator,
Studies in Globalization, Centro de Inverstigaciones sobre América del Norte,
National Autonomous University of Mexico, editor of 
¿Sentenciados al aburrimiento?: Tópicos de cultura canadiense

*Video with Q & A

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A reception will follow. 

This event is free and open to the public, but spaces are limited. 
We are requesting that those wishing to attend notify us at misc [dot] iecm [at] mcgill [dot] ca.

Located within the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada, the
Canada in the Americas initiative will encourage the flow of knowledge
between Canada and other countries in the American hemisphere.  

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