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Welcome to Canadian Studies

Job Postings:  Part-time Teaching Opportunities

Another New seminar added to CAST 1101H: Canada Images & Realities WI2015; use synonym 517305 to register in seminar W06 at 7pm.


Join us as we celebrate 40 years of Canadian Studies at Trent in 2013-2014.  Visit our 40Years page for more information about special events and speakers!

Canadian Studies introduces new flexible, innovative degree requirements for incoming majors and joint majors as of May 2012.  Find out more about how you can shape your degree to your interests.   New Degree Requirements!

Canadian Studies is an interdisciplinary exploration of the concepts and practices of "Canadianness". 

Through a  critical examination of themes such as Sovereignty, Nationalism, Indigeneity, Regionalism, Multiculturalism, Immigration, Labour, and Peacekeeping, as well as by exploring representations of Canada in film, art, and literature, Canadian Studies allows for a greater understanding of the diverse and often contested meanings of the Canadian experience and Canadian citizenship.