WWU's Center for Canadian-American Studies announces fall speaker slate

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, including how to register, please email canam@wwu.edu.

Speaker list:

Oct 5 : Lise Pelletier, former Director of the Acadian Archives at University of Fort Kent, Maine

Topic: Acadians in Maine


Oct 21: Phil Comeau, award-winning Acadian filmmaker and director

Topic: Acadian Diaspora


Nov. 2: Clint Bruce, Canada Research Chair in Acadian and Transnational Studies (CRÉAcT) at Université Sainte-Anne

Topic: Acadians in Nova Scotia


Nov 16: Clint Bruce

Topic: Louisiana Cajuns