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Contents

1. Canada in the Americas, 7-9 April 2008
2. Foundation for Canadian Studies programmes 2008-09
3. ACSI Conference, 15-17 May 2008, Grand Hotel Malahide
4. Books for review - supplementary list
5. The John A. Macdonald and Samuel de Champlain Portals
6. Canada Watch, Fall 2007, Canadian Studies: A future?
7. Free books!

1. Canada in the Americas, University of Warwick 7-9 April 2008

Canada: the road to globalisation? Tuesday 8 April, 08:45. The three papers to be discussed in this session have been posted on the BACS website.

Programme and Abstracts
: A current version of the programme is on the BACS website. A booklet of Abstracts will be provided in Conference Folders, but have also been posted on the website.

2. Foundation for CS in the UK: UK doctoral Studentships for 2008-09
Foundation for CS in UK: 2008 Canada-UK Univ Partnerships Program
Foundation for CS in UK: UK postgraduate Canadian Studies Travel Awards 2008


The Foundation for Canadian Studies in the UK is pleased to announce programs for the 2008-09 academic year. The deadline for applications is May 31st, 2008. Please share this information with colleagues who may be interested in knowing about these awards. Details are available from the Foundation website.


3. ACSI Conference, 15-17 May 2008, Grand Hotel Malahide


Conference programme and registration form are available from the ACSI website and are also attached here.


4. BJCS list of Books for Review

A supplementary list of books for review is attached to this message; both the supplementary list and the January list can also be downloaded from the BACS website.


5. The John A. Macdonald and Samuel de Champlain Portals

The John A. Macdonald Portal and the Samuel de Champlain Portal are a free collaborative websites containing a growing slate of supporting textual and image resources that can be used for student projects and book reports.

Features:
  • Chapter content and texts are locked against changes, but users are encouraged to share resources they think appropriate. To contribute to the John A. Macdonald Portal, you must apply for a UserID and Password, with a note on what you want to add to the portal.
  • The material in the portal can be used for non-profit educational use.
  • There will be an open area to feature uploaded student work.
The site editor welcomes your comments and suggestions.

Alastair Sweeny
General Editor
CONTACT: Alastair Sweeny
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6. Canada Watch, Fall 2007, Canadian Studies: A future?

The Fall 2007 issue of Canada Watch is a special issue on the future of Canadian Studies. It can be downloaded in PDF format from the website of the Robarts Centre for Canadian Studies.



7. Free books!


The National Archives are de-accessioning spare copies of the following books. Please contact Sarah Abbott ( This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it ) if you would like any of them for your library collections (either work or home - although the former will take precedence should more than one person be interested in a particular title).

Title: Documents relating to Canadian currency, exchange and finance during the French period / Selected and edited with notes and introduction by Adam Shortt.
Spine title: Canadian archives
Publication info: Ottawa : F.A. Acland, 1925.
Physical descrip: 2 v., plates : ill. ; 25 cm. (hbk)
Bibliography note: Includes bibliographical footnotes.
Bibliography note: Includes index.
Language: Parallel texts in French and English.
Local subject: Canada
Local subject: New France, 1534-1763
Local subject: currencies
Local subject: finance
Local subject: documents
Only Volume 1: 1925 on offer
Personal Author: McLintock, Alexander H
Title: The establishment of constitutional government in Newfoundland, 1783-1832 : a study of retarded colonisation / A. H. McLintock.
Publication info: London : Longmans, Green and Co., 1941.
Physical descrip: xii, 246 p. : ill., map, diagrs. ; 22 cm. (hbk)
Series Title: (Imperial studies no. 17)
Bibliography note: Bibliography: p. [215]-231.
Bibliography note: Includes index.
Local subject: Canada
Local subject: Newfoundland
Local subject: constitutional history
Local subject: fisheries
ISBN: 0660144107
Personal Author: Bolotenko, George, 1946-
Title: A future defined : Canada from 1849 to 1873 / George Bolotenko.
Publication info: Ottawa : National Archives of Canada, 1992.
Physical descrip: xv, 253 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 28 cm. (pbk)
Series Title: (Records of our history)
General Note: Issued also in French under title: Edifier l'avenir.
Bibliography note: Includes index.
Local subject: Canada
Local subject: history
Local subject: archives
Personal Author: Colville, Eden, 1819-1893
Title: London correspondence inward from Eden Colville, 1849-1952.
Spine title: Eden Colville's Letters 1849-52
Publication info: London : Hudson's Bay Record Society, 1956.
Physical descrip: cxv, 300 p. : frontis. ; 25 cm. (hbk)
Series Title: (Publications of the Hudson's Bay Record Society ; 19)
Bibliography note: Bibliography: p. 273-279.
Bibliography note: Includes bibliographical footnotes.
Bibliography note: Includes index.
Corporate subject: Hudsons Bay Company, 1670-
Local subject: Canada
Local subject: Red River Settlement, 1812-1870
Local subject: fur trade
Local subject: correspondence
 


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