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Community Outreach

Our program works with the Canadian Consulate-Seattle and the Honorary Canadian Consul in Portland to regularly organize Canada-related events, including "Canada Days" receptions, public lectures, film presentations, and readings by Canadian authors. (See Calendar of Events)

  • ACSUS Conference, San Diego, November 2009
  • PSU Canada Days 2009, Oct. 19-29
  • ACSUS Conference, Quebec City, November 2008
  • Canada Days 2008, Oct.21-31
  • May Events 2008, May 6-9th
  • Canada Days 2007, November 2-14th
  • Canada Days 2006, Oct 30 - Nov 10 2006
  • ACSUS 18th Biennial Conference, St. Louis, Missouri Nov. 16-20, 2005
  • Canada Days 2005, October 31st-November 4th
  • Meet the Artist: Gottlieb Reception - Wed. May 24 2006 at 7:00 pm and NASCC Brown Bag Lunch Talk Wednesday, May 31 at 12 noon
  • Canadian Art Exhibit, May 24 - June 24, 2006, "Interior Thoughts, Exterior Colors" original paintings by Canadian artist Kathy Hooper
  • 5th Annual International Canadian Summer Institute, July 12-24, 2005 in Alberta
  • Canada In October, 2004, author Anne Taylor from Whitehorse, Yukon, gave a public lecture at PSU titled, "First Nations Storytelling."
  • In November 2003, the Program of Canadian Studies presented an exhibit of artist Subhanker Banerjee's stunning photography of the Yukon and the Gwichin people, which had previously been on display in Washington, D.C. at the Smithsonian Gallery. This event was hosted by Oregon's former first lady Sharon Kitzhaber, a native of Canada who holds dual citizenship. David Anderson, the Canadian Minister of the Environment, was the guest of honor. Minister Anderson gave an important speech concerning Canada's efforts to protect the natural resources of the Gwichin and caribou migratory terrain, and described the exhibit as "a striking exhibit that allows us to understand the richness of this landscape."