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MU to celebrate U.S.'s northern neighbor during Canada Days

Friday, February 25, 2011 | 3:58 p.m. CST; updated 5:04 p.m. CST, Friday, February 25, 2011

COLUMBIA — MU will hold its sixth annual Canada Days celebration from Feb. 28 to March 3.

Canada Days is organized by the university’s Canadian Studies Center and the Consulate General of Canada.

The week is used to promote the study of Canada, Canadian topics and Canada-U.S. relations on campus.

The week's schedule:

  • Film: "Ce qu'il faut pour vivre" ("The Necessities of Life"). 7 p.m. Monday in Mumford Hall 133.
  • Presentation: Teaching the Geography of Canada in the United States: Student Perceptions and the Effects of Field Experiences. Presented by professor Laura Smith, Department of Geography, Macalester College. Noon Tuesday in Memorial Union N206.
  • Film: "The Journals of Knud Rasmussen." 7 p.m. Wednesday in Mumford Hall 133.
  • Presentation: Canada: An Arctic Nation. Presented by Ted McDorman, faculty of law, University of Victoria. 3:30 p.m. Thursday in Bush Auditorium, Cornell Hall.

All events are free and open to the public.


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