The following themes have been identified for special attention: (1) Cultural diversity in urban environments; (2) New perceptions, new writing; (3) Northern perspectives on war, peace, & peacekeeping; (4) Religion and the State; (5) Teaching Canadian studies; (6) The Scramble for the Arctic; (7) Trans-northern-Atlantic relations. Proposals are also welcome for other special thematic sessions.

Proposals, in English or French, should be sent by email to by 1 December 2010. They should include a 200-word abstract and a brief statement of the author’s academic affiliation.

For more information, please consult the NACS website: