Nov 082013
 
Schedule and Location: Wednesday, May 28 9:00am-10:30am Vallee-400

Primary Session Category: Communities
Session Code: Comm2
Session Format: Regular (Presentations and Discussion)

Session Description: This session includes papers that focus on the unique social, political and cultural context across the Canada-US border to question and reconfigure the social shaping of borderland communities and cultural identities.  While this area may be addressed from several theoretical perspectives, topics of particular interest include: cultural hybridity, cultures of surveillance, environmental crossings, cross-boundary tourism, migration and immigration, racialization along the border, media and cultural representation, cross-border friendships.

This session is linked to Culture and the Canada-US Border (CCUSB), a Leverhulme Trust funded international research network studying cultural representations, production and exchange on and around the Canada-US Border.

Session Organizer: Jan Clarke, Algoma University, Sociology, jan.clarke@algomau.ca

Chair: Jan Clarke

Presenters:

1.     Patrice LeClerc  

Imagined Borders and Fuzzy Frontiers

2.     Rémy Tremblay, Susan Hardwick  

 Academic Mobility at the Canada-US Borderland

3.     Rémy Tremblay  

The lifestyle migration of Quebecers to Florida.

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