ACSUS 2017 – Call for Geography, Energy, and Environment Papers

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The 2017 biennial conference of the Association for Canadian Studies in the United States (ACSUS) will be meeting October 18-21, 2017 in Las Vegas at the Tuscany Suites and Casino. The theme of the conference is “Celebrating Canada’s Sesquicentennial Journey”  and the organizers will be accepting proposals from a variety of disciplines, as befits an interdisciplinary organization. But NiCHE members and readers are particularly encouraged to submit to the “Geography, Energy, and Environment” section, which is being co-chaired by Daniel Macfarlane ( and Andrea Olive ( Please submit proposals to the co-chairs by March 15, 2017.


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Daniel is an Associate Professor in the School of the Environment, Geography, and Sustainability at Western Michigan University. He is an editor for The Otter-La loutre and is part of the NiCHE executive. A transnational environmental historian who focuses on Canadian-American border waters and energy issues, particularly in the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence basin, Daniel is the author or co-editor of five books on topics such as the St. Lawrence Seaway, border waters, IJC, and Niagara Falls. His book "Natural Allies: Environment, Energy, and the History of US-Canada Relations" was published in summer 2023. His newest book, an environmental history of Lake Ontario, will be released in 2024. Website: Twitter: @Danny__Mac__

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