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Dr. George Colpitts takes up Eakin Visiting Fellowship at McGill

The McGill Institute for the Study of Canada on Peel Street, Montreal

The McGill Institute for the Study of Canada (MISC) has awarded Dr. George Colpitts the Eakin Visiting Fellowship for the fall 2017 term. During his fellowship, Colpitts will be writing a book on fur in Canada to be included in the Themes in Canadian History series of the University of Toronto Press. The book traces the cultural, economic and social history of fur, the fur trade, and modern fur industry to the present day. Fellows also lead a Canadian Studies undergraduate seminar and deliver the Eakin public lecture based on current research.

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June 2017