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Canadian author Michael Christie will be at Western Washington University for The Art and Craft of Writing workshop on Friday, March 4, 2022, in the Reading Room of Western Libraries from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. During this event, Christie will share insights into the writing process of "…

The Center for Canadian-American Studies and Canada House Programs mourn the recent passing of Lee Maracle and celebrate her extraordinary life.

Raised in Vancouver and a member of the Stó:lō Nation, Maracle was an award-winning writer, poet, teacher, and advocate for Indigenous women,…

Award-winning journalist Brandi Morin will present at the virtual event "Hunting Down the Killers of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls" Tuesday, Oct. 12, at 4 p.m.

Her presentation will discuss how Indigenous women and girls are vulnerable to predators because of a lack of…

Western's Center for Canadian-American Studies has announced its fall Acadian Speaker Series presentations.

All talks will be held at 2 p.m. PDT on Zoom, in English, free and open to the public as part of Canadian-American Studies’ 50th anniversary celebrations. For more information…

WWU will host a panel discussion, "Reporting on Ecotopia: Cross-border environmental media in the Salish Sea & Cascadia," from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Friday, May 21 via Zoom.

The panel will explore the evolution of media and news venues in our cross-border…

On March 11, 2020, the Centers for Disease Control officially declared the COVID-19 virus a pandemic outbreak. Institutions across the country had to make a quick and often clumsy transition to working remotely to abide by new safety restrictions. An entire year later, the world is still…

Western's Center for Canadian-American Studies is running a student photo contest and is looking for entries by May 3.

The winning photo will be featured on the Center's webpage, and the student will receive a $150 prize and a copy of the book "Bridging the Longest Border," by Don…

Former Western Professor Donald Alper recently sat down with Western Today to discuss his new book, “Bridging the Longest Border: A History of Canadian-American Studies at Western Washington University.”  

Alper, who worked at Western for 43 years…

Former Western Professor Donald Alper recently sat down with Western Today to discuss his new book, “Bridging the Longest Border: A History of Canadian-American Studies at Western Washington University.”  

Alper, who worked at Western for 43 years…

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