How Americans Helped Shape Canada, and Why this Matters

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Wednesday, January 18, 2023
10:00-11:15 a.m. (Pacific Time)




Check out this video to watch the How Americans Helped Shape Canada, and Why this Matters.

Why Canada Matters
Speakers Series

Co-sponsored by the Center for Canadian-American Studies, the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, the department of History, and in partnership with the WWU Alumni Association

In this talk, Dr. Campbell will visit some places and moments where Americans occupied or altered landscapes to the north, and in the process helped shape Canada's borders, politics, and identity. Her talk will also explore the environmental implications of this shared history.

Portrait of Claire Campbell


Claire Campbell

Claire Campbell is a professor and chair of History and affiliate faculty in Environmental Studies & Sciences at Bucknell University, where she teaches widely in environmental history, including Early America, cartography, urban history, and coastal history.

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