The U.S., Canada, Quebec and the Problem of the Border – A Virtual Undergraduate Research Conference


The Canadian Studies Program and American Studies Program at Bridgewater State University (Bridgewater, MA, USA)


The U.S., Canada, Quebec and the Problem of the Border, A Virtual Undergraduate Research Conference

Friday, April 2, 2021      8:30 am – 4:30 pm


The Canadian Studies and American Studies programs at Bridgewater State University invite submissions for their rescheduled interdisciplinary student research conference on the subject “United States, Canada, Quebec and the Problem of the Border” to be held live in virtual format on Friday, April 2, 2021. Proposals from undergraduate university students in the United States and Canada on all subjects are welcome, but especially encouraged are proposals that focus on: 1) Real and Imaginary Borders; 2) Immigration;  3) Border Security; 4) Trade and Economy; 5) Indigenous Rights and Reconciliation; 6) Environment and Ecology; and 7) Canada-U.S. Relations in the Age of Pandemic.

Presentations can focus individually on the U.S., Canada, or Quebec; or they can be comparative. Presentations will be limited to 12-15 minutes. The virtual symposium will take place on the ForagerOne conference platform (

The revised deadline for proposals is Monday, February 15, 2021. Acceptance notifications will be sent by Friday, February 19, 2021. Students should send a Word file containing name, title, abstract (up to 250-words), and university affiliation to:

Dr. Andrew Holman, Director, BSU Canadian Studies at, or Dr. Simone Poliandri, Coordinator, BSU American Studies at

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