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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Episode 17 – Lise Pelletier

This week Jesse is joined by Lise Pelletier and they discuss Acadian History. Lise is the director of the Acadian Archives at the University of Maine at Fort Kent and even though she grew up with no knowledge of Acadian history she’ll discuss how she learned about it through literature. This week’s episode deals with some difficult topics, but they are stories that are very important to tell.

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Lise Pelletier Preview

Lise Pelletier joins us next week to discuss Acadian history. Lise is the director of the Acadian Archives at the University of Maine at Fort Kent and even though she grew up with no knowledge of Acadian history she’ll discuss how she learned about it through literature. Next week’s episode deals with some difficult topics, but they are stories that are very important to tell.

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Episode 16 – Steven Riel Interview

Our guest this week is Steven Riel. We were lucky enough to meet him at the Rassemblement in Orono and knew right away we wanted him on the show. Steven is a poet and the author of Fellow Odd Fellow his first full collection of poetry. His third Chapbook, Postcard from P-town was the runner-up for the inaugural Robin Becker Chapbook Prize. He is also the Editor-in-Chief of the Franco-American literary e-journal Résonance.

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