Cultural Crossings | Registration Open

CCUSB are pleased to announce that registration is now OPEN for our second international conference, “Cultural Crossings: Production, Consumption and Reception Across the Canada-US Border”.

The conference takes at the University of Nottingham, from the 20th to the 22nd June 2014, featuring keynote speakers Charles Acland, Danielle Fuller, and DeNel Rehberg Sedo.

You can register and pay for the conference, and book accommodation, via the University of Nottingham secure site:

We look forward to seeing you in Nottingham!

Workshop: Security, Immigration, and the Cultures of the Canada-US Border

REGISTRATION OPEN | Security, Immigration, and the Cultures of the Canada-US Border:
Saturday May 31st, Niagara Falls.

The “Culture and the Canada-US Border” (CCUSB) research network are pleased to announce a second one-day workshop, on the theme of border security and immigration, to take place on Saturday May 31st 2014, at the Sheraton at the Falls Hotel, Niagara Falls, NY.

The event, hosted in conjunction with the University of Buffalo, will feature presentations from Emmanuel Brunet-Jailly (University of Victoria), Emily Gilbert (University of Toronto), Geoffrey Hale (University of Lethbridge), and Christopher Sands (Hudson Institute).

The workshop is free to attend, and if you require accommodation, you can book a room at the Sheraton at the Falls Hotel, with group rates available until April 23rd. Please see our website for full details, and to register for the event:

Note: a small amount of travel assistance funding, awarded on a first-come first-served basis, is available for graduate students wishing to attend the event. Please contact Catherine Barter for more information (

This event is part of a series of workshops and conferences organised by CCUSB, and will be followed in June by an international conference at the University of Nottingham. CCUSB is a Leverhulme Trust funded network, bringing together scholars in Europe and North America with research interests in cultural issues around the Canada-US Border. To learn more about the network and its activities, visit:

With any further queries, contact We hope to see you there!