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Culture is CASCA’s bi-annual and bilingual electronic newsletter.

Please check the News section for calls for papers, news, event announcements and reading notes.

Current Issue

Vol. 18, No. 1 – Sedimented Histories, Vital Trajectories/Histoires Sédimentées, Trajectoires Vitales


By Monica Heller, présidente de la CASCA Je vous écris entre deux colloques – this is an exceptional year for CASCA, with one…

Mots de l’équipe d’édition/Editor’s comment

la version française suit Welcome to the spring issue of Culture, CASCA’s biannual newsletter! As usual, the theme of this first issue of…

Interview: John Cho on Drag as Decolonial and Anti-Racist Resistance

The 2024 CASCA meetings will feature a drag performance and academic panel—both featuring Vancouver-based performer Shay Dior—to be held in Kelowna’s entertainment district.…

A Collaboration Continues: Connecting Canadian and Malagasy Students since 2007

By Martelline Razafindravola Be (l’Université d’Antsiranana) and Andrew Walsh (Western University) We’ve been working together – in Madagascar, in Canada, and on-line –…

Une collaboration durable : Connecter les étudiant·e·s au Canada et à Madagascar depuis 2007

Par Martelline Razafindravola Be (Université d’Antsiranana) et Andrew Walsh (Western University) Nous travaillons ensemble – à Madagascar, au Canada et en ligne -…

Ellen Badone’s Festschrift : She Listened, We Listened

Co-edited by Jennifer Selby and Paul Bramadat Introduction to Ellen Badone’s Festschrift: She Listened, We Listened By Paul Bramadat, CSRS, University of Victoria…

A Preliminary Report from the CASCA Labour Committee/Rapport préliminaire du Comité de travail de la CASCA

Please find the preliminary report here: EN: Le rapport préliminaire est disponible ici : FR:

In Memoriam: Yvan Simonis (1936-2024)

C’est avec regret que nous avons appris le décès d’Yvan Simonis, professeur titulaire retraité de la Faculté de sciences sociales de l’Université Laval.…

Récipiendaire du Prix Weaver-Tremblay 2024/ Weaver-Tremblay Award Winner 2024

It is our privilege to announce that we will be presenting Dr. Carole Lévesque from INRS with the Weaver-Tremblay Award during the CASCA…

Labrecque-Lee Book Prize / Prix du livre Labrecque-Lee

la version française suit The Labrecque-Lee Book Prize Committee is delighted to announce the winner of the award is Michael J. Hathaway for…

Bourse Salisbury/Salisbury Award

la version française suit The Richard F. Salisbury student award is given in memory of Dr. Richard Frank Salisbury, a founding member of…

Culture Calls

Theme: TBD

Our next call for submissions of articles and discussion pieces, news items, event announcements, and book notes will be announced in early Spring 2024.

Please send your inquiries to: Rine Vieth, Anglophone Member at Large at and/or Emmanuelle Bouchard-Bastien, Francophone Member at Large, at



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