Colloque

Conférence BACS 2022

La conférence BACS 2022 s'est déroulée via UCL Zoom du 21 au 23 avril.

Jeudi 21 avril 2022

16h00 : Bienvenue à la conférence

16h00 - 17h30 Session 1 : Le convoi des camionneurs canadiens

Chair: Patrick Holdich, Associate Fellow, UCL, and formerly Foreign and Commonwealth Office

The Canadian truckers’ convoy and the transnational dimensions of extremist populism  

Wayne Hunt, Mount Allison University, New Brunswick, Canada 

PAUSE

18h00 - 19h30 Session 2 : Questions autochtones

Chair: James Kennedy, University of Edinburgh

Moravian missionaries and the Lenape First Nation in Colonial Ontario 

Menja Holtz, History Institute, Technical University, Brunswick, Germany

The limits of the law: Aboriginal rights in the Canadian constitution 

Tracie Scott, Heriot Watt University, Dubai 

Vendredi 22 avril 2022

16h00 - 17h30 Session 3 : Les mythes canadiens revisités

Chair: Maeve Conrick, University College Dublin

‘An intruder’ in the Classroom? Belonging and Desire in Jack Wang’s ‘The Valkyries’ 

Jason Blake, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

Land of Peace, Order and Good Government – Deconstructing the Myth in the Canadian Western  

Vanja Polic, University of Zagreb, Croatia

PAUSE

18h00 - 19h30 Session 4 : Canada, OTAN, Ukraine

Chair: Hector Mackenzie, Carleton University and formerly Global Affairs, Canada

Canada, NATO and the Ukraine conflict 

Joel Sokolsky, Royal Military College of Canada, and JJ Jockel, St Lawrence University

Samedi 23 avril 2022

14h00 - 15h00 Session 5 : AGA de la BACS et résultats des élections

Chair: Tony McCulloch, BACS President and UCL Institute of the Americas

PAUSE

16h00 - 17h50 Session 6 : La mer aveuglante

The Blinding Sea is an award-winning documentary film directed by Canadian film-maker George Tombs about Roald Amundsen, the Inuit and the Canadian Arctic.

PAUSE

18h00 - 19h30 Session 7 : Discussion sur la mer aveuglante

Chair: Tony McCulloch, University College London

Discussant: Annis May Timpson, Newnham College, Cambridge

Writer and director: George Tombs, The Blinding Sea

FIN CONFÉRENCE - Samedi 19h30

Colloque de BACS 2021

Le colloque annuel de BACS s'est déroulée en ligne les vendredi 16 et samedi 17 avril 2021.

La conférence a été organisée en collaboration avec QAHN (Quebec Anglophone Heritage Network).

Un enregistrement vidéo de la conférence est accessible ici:

Jour 1:

Jour 2:

L'adhésion à BACS et un abonnement au BJCS sont également disponibles à l’achat via le lien ci-dessous.

Programme de Colloque BACS

Vendredi 16 Avril

4:00pm Bienvenue / Introduction (EST - 11:00am; PDT - 8:00am)

4:15 - 5:45 Session 1: Littérature transnationale et imprimée

Alexandra Abletshauser (University of Glasgow): ‘Edith Maude Eaton and Performative Nationality’

Zhen Liu (Shandong University): ‘Writing as another: Edith Eaton’s “Wing Sing of Los Angeles on His Travels”’

Rachael Alexander (University of Strathclyde): ‘Feminism and Nation: Periodical Identities and American and Canadian Feminist Magazines’

Chair: Faye Hammill (University of Glasgow, panel organiser)

5:45 - 6:00 Break

6:00 - 7:30 Session 2: Conférence Eccles (introduction par Jean Petrovic, Eccles Center for American Studies, British Library)

Professor Robert Dunbar (University of Edinburgh)

‘Indigenous Languages in Canada: Addressing the Challenges, Righting the Wrongs?’

Chair: James Kennedy (University of Edinburgh)

Samedi 17 Avril

1:00 - 2:00 Assemblée générale annuelle (membres BACS uniquement)

4:00pm Bienvenue au jour 2 (EST - 11:00am; PDT - 8:00am)

4:15 - 5:45 Session 3: Crise d'octobre 1970

Steve Hewitt (University of Birmingham): ‘The October Crisis through the Eyes of James Cross’

Patrick Holdich (Foreign and Commonwealth Office, UK): ‘The October Crisis: the British government’s response’

Ceri Morgan (Keele University): ‘Writing the October Crisis’

Chair: Tony McCulloch (University College London, panel organiser)

5:45 - 6:00 Break

6:00 - 7:30 Session 4: Politiques publiques et questions constitutionnelles au Canada (et UK)

Daniel Béland (McGill University)

Karlo Basta (University of Edinburgh)

Chair: James Kennedy (University of Edinburgh)

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