A multidisciplinary conference is planned for April 25-27, 2003 at the Hilton, Niagara Falls, Ontario.
Call for Papers
Papers are invited from a broad range of research areas related to the Falls, including popular culture and visual arts, legend, literature, geology, archaeology, history, economics, politics, and Canada-US relations. The conference aims to examine:
What Niagara Falls has meant to people from discovery through the 21st century; the gorge as chronometer; the river as border; international trade and business; immigration; environmental issues; indigenous and settler populations;
What people do at Niagara; where they stand to contemplate nature's marvel; how they move around the site physically; tourism and transportation; the riverscape in art, literature, photography;
How women experience Niagara; how Canada fits into representations of Niagara Falls; historical and legendary characters of Niagara's landscape; Niagara as sex and symbol; popular culture and mass media; honeymooning.
Niagara as a site of Canada-US relations in the economic and political domain.
Please send submissions by August 15, 2002 to the ACS office.
Association for Canadian Studies
209 Ste-Catherine East V-5140
P.O. Box 8888
Montreal (Qc) H3C 3P8
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