Central European Association for Canadian Studies (CEACS) has informed that the on-line application process for the 2013 EU-Canada study tour is now open. The four-week tour of several Canadian cities is an excellent opportunity for students to learn more about Canada and EU-Canada relations.
We are pleased to announce that this is the first year that Croatian students will be eligible for application - the deadline is 23 April, 2013.
The details of the programme can be accessed at www.thinking-canada.eu
Prof. Linda A. Warley, University of Waterloo, Canada
But Where are you Really From?: Multiculturalism, Memory and Canadian Literature
We are pleased to announce the lecture But Where are you Really From?: Multiculturalism, Memory and Canadian Literature by Prof. Linda A. Warley, to be held on April 13, 2011 at at 6 pm, at the Croatian-Canadian Academic Society (Embassy of Canada, Gjure Deželića 4, Zagreb).
Prof. Warley focuses her teaching and research on mid-to-late 20th-C and contemporary Canadian literature. Her particular interests include postcolonial approaches to Canadian literary studies, Auto/biography Studies and the analysis of diverse kinds of life writing texts (including digital genres) and First Nations literatures in all genres.
Prof. Michael Devine, Acadia University, Canada
Lecture: Canadian Theatre in the 21st ct: Issues of Inclusion, Access and Relevance
Theatre workshop: BoxWhatBox
The first in the series was the five-day visit of Prof. Michael Devine from Acadia University, Canada to the University of Zadar. Prof. Devine held the lecture Canadian Theatre in the 21st ct: Issues of Inclusion, Access and Relevance at the University of Zadar on 24 May, 2011, followed by a three-day workshop in experimental theatre BoxWhatBox, co-organized by his Centre for Alternative Theatre Training (CATT, Canada) and Teatro VeRRdi, which was attended by young professional actors and students.
Prof. Michael Devine is an internationally recognized actor, dramaturg, playwright and director, whose workshops in experimental theatre have helped created independent theatre artists in numerous countries all over the world.
The 3rd International Conference of Canadian Studies, Migration, Globalization, Hybridity, which took place at Zagreb Law School, University of Zagreb, on May 21 -23, 2010, gathered numerous Croatian and international canadianists and students from various academic disciplines. The conference was organized under the patronage of the President of the Republic of Croatia, Ivo Josipović, who was the co-founder of the Croatian-Canadian Academic Society and who opened the conference with a speech at the aula of the University of Zagreb. The conference was organized in partnership with Zagreb Law School, University of Zagreb, and Embassy of Canada in Zagreb.
Daniel Chartier (Université du Quebec, Montreal, Canada – Professor of Literature)
Michael Devine (Acadia University, Nova Scotia, Canada – Professor of Drama, dramatist, director, actor)
Michelle Gadpaille (University of Maribor, Slovenia – Professor of Literature)
Victor Nabhan (University of Nottingham, England - Special Professor of Law)
We would especially like to extend our gratitude to the Croatian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration, Nikom d.o.o. and Embassy of Canada, whose financial support has enabled the organization of the conference.Conference program
The Anthology of Canadian Short Stories “Život na sjeveru” ("Northern Exposure"), edited by Antonija Primorac, former Vice-President of CCAS, was presented on Thursday, January 28th at the SPlit club Quasimodo.
"Život na sjeveru" was published by Profil and includes stories authors such as Margaret Atwood, Yann Martel, Alice Munro, Rohinton Mistry and Douglas Coupland.
The anthology was presented as a part of the programme Bookvica by Antonija Primorac and the writer and editor Roman Simić Bodrožić.
To read an interview with Antonija Primorac, please follow this link: interview
The Croatian-Canadian Academic Society is cordially inviting all of its current and prospective members to attend our general meeting on Wednesday, February 2nd, 2010 at 6 pm at the premises of CCAS (Embassy of Canada, Gjure Deželića 4, Zagreb).
The Society will use this opportunity to inform its members about the upcoming conference of Canadian studies and to collect the annual membership fees for CCAS and CEACS for 2010.
Vice-President of CCAS, Petra Sapun, was chosen to participate in the project "Do Your Best", organized by the City of Zagreb together with the cultural clubs Kulturpunkt and Booksa. The project's aim is to present Croatian perspective young artists and cultural activists to the general public and to promote their work.
In her interview for Booksa, Petra Sapun mentioned her activities within the Croatian-Canadian Academic Society and spoke about the trends in Canadian literature and publishing.
To read the interview (in Croatian), please follow this link. http://www.booksa.hr/specials/300/