Links of interest to scholars in Québec Studies

Association for Canadian Studies in the United States (ACSUS)

Association internationale des études québécoises (AIEQ)

American Association of Teachers of French (AATF)

Conseil international d’études francophones (CIEF)

Centre de la Francophonie des Amériques

Centre de recherche interuniversitaire sur le français en usage au Québec

Chaire pour le développement de la recherche sur la culture d’expression française en Amérique du Nord (CEFAN)

Institute on Québec Studies at SUNY Plattsburgh

International Council for Canadian Studies (ICCS)

Eastern Townships Resource Center

Franco-American Center at University of Maine

Quebec English-Speaking Communities Research Network at Concordia University

Trésor de la langue française au Québec (TLFQ)

Research and Funding Opportunities

AIEQ/ACQS Research Grant for Emerging Scholars

The Association internationale des études québécoises (AIEQ), in collaboration with the American Council for Québec Studies, offers three research grants to support the work of emerging scholars by encouraging graduate-level research on Québec in the humanities and social sciences. The principal research objective of the program is to foster greater understanding of Québec or its relations with the United States. For more information, please consult the grant announcement on the AIEQ website:


Québec – United States University Grant Program

The government of Québec offers a series of grants aimed at promoting and expanding Québec studies in American colleges and universities by supporting and facilitating academic activities on Québec in the United States, collaboration between universities in Québec and the United States, Québec-themed academic activities, and professional and student exchanges. This support is provided for conference assistance and guest speakers, development of courses on Québec, grants for professors and researchers, and other initiatives related to Québec.

For more information, please consult the website of the Government of Québec:


Québec-related courses

These are courses with a focus on Quebec offered at colleges and universities across North America. If you would like to contribute a syllabus, please send us an electronic copy.

Quebec Society and Culture, University of North Texas, FREN 5740 Syllabus

Québécois Literature and Culture, University of Mary Washington, FREN 335 Syllabus

Understanding Modern Quebec, Binghamton University, FREN 380 Q Syllabus

Introduction to Québec Society, Carleton University, CDNS FINS 2510R Syllabus

Culture and Literature in Québec, Hoftra University, FR142 Syllabus

Québec Literature, Hoftra University, FR198 Syllabus

Sovereignty and Québec: A Literary and Cultural Perspective, Hofstra University, FRLT52 Syllabus

Culture, Society, and Language in Québec, Arkansas State University, FR4503 Syllabus

The Québec Novel, Arkansas State University, FR4503 Syllabus

Tour de l’Amérique du Nord: Following the French in North America, Canisius College, FRC350 Syllabus

Seminar in North American French, University of Maine, FRE542 Syllabus

Québécois Literature before 1960, Saint Mary’s University, FRE4451 Syllabus

Québécois Literature II, Saint Mary’s University, FRE4452 Syllabus

Paralittérature, Saint Mary’s University, FRE4455 Syllabus

Contemporary Francophone Culture: Québec, Morocco, and France, Kennesaw State University, FRE4455 Syllabus

Québec Contexts, Wilfrid Laurier University, PO201 Syllabus

Contemporary French Canada, Georgetown University, FREN333 Syllabus

French/Francophone Film: Québec Classics, Georgetown University, FREN380 Syllabus

Contemporary Québec Society in Film, Georgetown University, FREN434 Syllabus

Modern French-Canadian Literature: Women’s Wor(l)ds in the Québec Novel, Georgetown University, FREN478 Syllabus

Urban Fictions of Montréal, Georgetown University, FREN481 Syllabus

Le Québec: histoire, culture, langue et cinéma, Duke University, FR140 Syllabus