Canadian Studies Center Latest Events 2015-02-28T01:49:43-05:00 Zend_Feed_Writer http://www.isp.msu.edu/news/ Canadian Studies Center at Michigan State University csc@msu.edu http://www.isp.msu.edu/ <![CDATA[CSC Spring Speaker Series: Ecstasy Flows across the U.S.-Canadian Border]]> This presentation by Dr. Siddarth Chandra, James Madison College, and Jerry Yu, Ph.D. candidate, utilizes city-level data on the wholesale price of ecstasy to identify its sources for various urban markets in the U.S.. The analysis shows that source cities of ecstasy tend to concentrate on the western and eastern borders of the U.S.. Of special interest are cities that are close to the American-Canadian border. These findings have implications for drug policy and cross-border collaborations in the area of law-enforcement.

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2014-12-12T10:32:37-05:00 2015-02-28T01:49:43-05:00 http://www.isp.msu.edu/events/?id=46715 Emily Horbatiuk website@isp.msu.edu http://www.isp.msu.edu/
<![CDATA[CSC Spring Speaker Series: How Margaret Atwood Changed my Life: A Personal and Literary Odyssey]]> In 1981, Anita Skeen, Director of MSU Center for Poetry RCAH,  had the good fortune to be a student of the Canadian writer, Margaret Atwood.  Not only did her mentorship influence Skeen’s writing, but Atwood introduced her to a whole new body of literature created by Canadian writers.  In this hour, Skeen talk about works of Atwood and other writers that influenced her own work and read examples of their writing as well as her own.

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2014-09-12T10:29:41-04:00 2015-02-28T01:49:43-05:00 http://www.isp.msu.edu/events/?id=46710 Emily Horbatiuk website@isp.msu.edu http://www.isp.msu.edu/