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Congratulations to Dominique Perron

We are thrilled to announce that Dr. Dominique Perron’s latest book, L’Alberta Autophage: Identités, mythes et discours du pétrole dans l’Ouest Canadien, published by University of Calgary Press in 2013, has been announced as a finalist for the prestigious 2015 Prix du Canada en sciences sociales by The Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences. The winners will be announced on April 22. Please click here for complete information.
Through theories of discourse analysis, the book examines how Canadian and Albertan media have represented oil booms and busts in the province’s recent history, and in particular how the Canadian petroleum industry was able to employ the notion of Albertan identity to suggest a close association of interests between the people of Alberta and several groups exploiting its oil. Detail on the book are available at http://uofcpress.com/books/9781552385760.


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Learning and Working in Alcalá de Henares, Spain

Students participating in the Alcalá de Henares Group Study Program will have a golden opportunity to be immersed in Spanish culture for six weeks. The courses are offered by the Franklin Institute, a division of the Universidad de Alcalá de Henares (UAH), which is one of the oldest and top ranking universities in Spain. It is also known for being the birthplace of the prominent Spanish writer Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra.
This GSP in Spain will include language training, an internship and three tours to the most important cultural sites of the Spanish peninsula. UAH will place students at international corporations, universities, research, cultural and technology centres in the Madrid area.
Students may apply for the Julio Peris Scholarship.
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Festival du film d’éducation

20 mars 2015 à 19h00. Craigie Hall C309
Entrée gratuite.

Title : Sur le chemin de l'école
Le film suit 4 enfants pour qui le chemin de l'école est un véritable périple. Au Kenya, Jackson doit marcher 15 kilomètres dans la savane avec sa petite sœur. Dans les montagnes du Maroc, Zahira rejoint son internat au terme de 4 heures de marche sur des chemins caillouteux. En Argentine, Carlo traverse à cheval les plaines de Patagonie. En Inde, Samuel, 13 ans, qui a perdu l'usage de ses jambes, est emmené à l'école par ses deux petits frères, qui poussent ou tirent son fauteuil roulant. L'envie d'accéder au savoir, d'avoir de meilleures conditions de vie que leurs parents, leur donne ce courage.

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