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April 21 - 23, 2016

2016 NCHE National Conference
Crossing Borders
Sheraton at the Falls Hotel, Niagara Falls, NY

The National Council for History Education conference is a place where historical thinkers can come together and share their passion for teaching and learning. Join teachers, historians and university faculty from around the nation in beautiful Niagara Falls, NY for three days of the best in history education!

The conference will feature fun receptions and interesting enrichment excursions to historic sites.There will be more than 70 breakout sessions and over 30 exhibitors, including the National Resource Centers on Canada (BOOTH #23). Free resources and a chance to win book prizes will be offered.

Please join us on Friday, Aprill 22 for the following presentation by Amy Sotherden, Center for the Study of Canada at SUNY Plattsburgh:

LEGACIES OF NEW FRANCE AND TOOLS FOR UNDERSTANDING CONTEMPORARY QUEBEC (8 AM - 8:50 AM - Tubman Room)
For over 400 years, Quebec and francophone North America have evolved from several French explorers to several hundred French colonists at Champlainís Quebec City habitation in 1635 to the bi-lingual country of Canada containing the second largest French-speaking city in the world, Montreal. To understand the modern day Quebec, Canadaís largest province, this presentation will explore key historical and cultural aspects important to understanding its contemporary identity. Key concepts to be discussed include regionalism, population and identities, New France, the Conquest, Quiet Revolution, French language, and nationalism. A briefing on current political topics will conclude the presentation. Resources provided. Facilitator: Tina Storer

Fredrik Logevall, Harvard University, and Ian Morris, Stanford University, will be keynote speakers. Learn more about the conference and register at: http://www.nche.net/conference/registration.