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Gone but not forgotten…


Canadian Cultures at a Crossroads: Heritage, History, and Cultural Expression

Location: Hilton Doubletree, Aylmer, Québec

Conference Date: Nov 30-Dec 01 2017

Paper Proposals due by: October 16 2017

Themes: How should we define Canadian culture(s)?  What are the issues facing cultural expression and preservation? and various other themes (see link below for details).

Requirements: Proposals of an unidentified length

Contact: james (dot) ondrick (at) / 514-925-3097


Trans-American Crossings: Enslaved Migrations within the Americas and Their Impacts on Slave Cultures and Societies, 1-3 June 2018

Location: John Carter Brown Library, Brown University, Rhode Island, USA

Conference Date: June 1-3 2018

Paper Proposals due by: October 16 2017

Themes: The Middle Passage of the Atlantic slave trade; how enslaved people crossed the Americas; how the study of intra-American forced migrations changes scholarly understandings of cultural patterns in the African diaspora or demographics in slave societies.

Requirements: One page summary of each paper, with CV for each participant. NOTE: this is a very detailed CFP and I highly suggest you read the link below in full.

Contact: Martha Howard, email Martha (dot) Howard (at)


Canadian Anthropology Society Annual Meeting: Enthographies of NAFTA

Location: Universidad de Oriente, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba

Conference Date: May 16-20 2018

Paper Proposal due by: October 20 2017.

Themes: The ethnographic contributions of NAFTA on Canada, Mexico, and/or the United States

Requirements: Abstract of undefined length

Contact: Alejandra Gonzalez Jimenez alejandra (dot) gonzalezjimenez (at) mail (dot)


Maple Leaf & Eagle Conference

Location: University of Helsinki, Finland

Conference Date: May 15-18 2018

Paper Proposals due by: October 20 2017

Themes: American-Canadian studies

Requirements: A short bio with a proposal of no more than 300 words geared towards a 20 minute presentation.

Contact: mapleleaf-eagle (at)