Episode 20 – Alan Casavant Interview

The city of Biddeford, Maine has come up in past episodes, so we decided to talk to someone in the know. Alan Casavant is the mayor of Biddeford and he’ll talk to Jesse about the past, present and future of this historic city.

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French-Canadian News 11/26 Links

Blog Links

Event Links

French-Canadian News & Alan Casavant Preview

Jesse lets you know about the best blog posts to read and what upcoming events are going on in the Franco-American world then Mike previews next week’s episode with Mayor Alan Casavant of Biddeford Maine. Click here for all the links Jesse mentioned.


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Episode 19 – Lise Veronneau

This week we’re joined by Lise Veronneau. Lise is the Director of community relations and international affairs for Alliance Française of the Lake Champlain region and earlier this year she was knighted by the government of France and joined the French National Order of Merit. She also talks to Jesse about the Sister City Project between Burlington VT and Honfleur, which she’s the chair.

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Introduction to French-Canadian Legacy News & Lise Veronneau Preview

This week we try something a little different. You’ll still get the preview of next week’s episode but Jesse will also talk about Events, Blogs and other news going on in the French-Canadian world.

Next week we’re honored to have on a member of the French National Order of Merit. Lise Veronneau is the Director of community relations and international affairs for Alliance Française of the Lake Champlain region. She’ll tell Jesse what that experience was like and you’ll learn about Burlington Vermont and it’s sister city Honfleur.

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Episode 18 – Jason Newton Interview

Jason Newton, a Visiting Assistant Professor of Labor Relations, Law and History at Cornell, joins us to discuss his article “These French Canadian of the Woods are Half-Wild Folk”: Wilderness, Whiteness, and Work in North America, 1840–1955. The article is available online so check it out and then join us for an interesting discussion about the history of French-Canadians and the Logging industry.

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Jason Newton Preview

Jason Newton, a Visiting Assistant Professor of Labor Relations, Law and History at Cornell, joins us next week to discuss his article “These French Canadian of the Woods are Half-Wild Folk”: Wilderness, Whiteness, and Work in North America, 1840–1955. The article is available online so check it out and check back next week for an interesting article about the history of French-Canadians and the Logging industry.

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