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5th Colloquium on Québec Studies - March 31 / April 1, 2017

The Eastern Townships Resource Centre (ETRC), in collaboration with the Institute of Quebec Studies located at the State University of New York (SUNY) in Plattsburgh, will hold its Annual Quebec Studies Colloquium, entitled “Quebec: Past & Present,” on March 31  and April 1 2017 at Bishop’s University. This event will be dedicated to exploring several facets of past and contemporary Quebec society, from increasing multiculturalism and multilingualism to the role this province plays on the international stage, from artistic and literary representations of Quebec to higher education issues, challenges and strengths.

The keynote address for this event will be delivered by Nina Maria Fite, United States Consul General in Montreal. Consul General Fite has spent more than 20 years of her career focusing on trade, environmental issues and post-conflict economic development. She served as Consul General in Lahore, Pakistan from 2011 to 2014.

The event free and everybody is welcome. For more information about the ETRC/IQS Colloquium, please see the program.