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Canadian Culture, Politics Expert to Speak April 5

The Institute on Quebec Studies at SUNY Plattsburgh will host a campus-wide presentation as part of the SUNY Plattsburgh-Bishop’s University Distinguished Faculty Lecture Series Wednesday, April 5 at 3:30 p.m. in Room 205, Yokum Lecture Hall.

Dr. Louis-Georges Harvey, professor of history at Bishop’s University, Sherbrooke, Quebec, will discuss, “Commemorating Canada’s 150th: A View from Quebec.” Harvey, a specialist in the history of Canadian and Quebecois culture and political discourse, is the author of “Le Pretempts de l’Amerique francaise,” which reconceptualized Quebec’s socio-cultural history. One of his recent publications on the Canadian political tradition includes, “The Forgotten Patriots: Ireland and the Irish in Lower Canadian Political Discourse and Anglophone Historical Consciousness.” He has published widely in Canada, the United States, and Europe, and was inducted into the Societe des dix in 2011. 

The presentation is free and open to the public.

For more information, contact Cherice Granger, 518-564-2384 or email [email protected].

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