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Our special issue of Studies in Social Justice, featuring articles originally presented at our 2021 conference, will be published in 2024.


Our anthology, Challenging Borders: Contingencies and Consequences, drawing on papers originally presented at our 2019 conference, will be published by Athabasca University Press in Spring 2024.

Sheila McManus will present the Public Professor talk, "Borders are Stupid," on November 23, 2023 at the Sandman Signature Lodge, 7pm.  Click here for more information and register.

Congratulations Julie for earning tenure and promotion to Associate Professor, effective July 2, 2023!


March 20, 2023.  All three members of the LBSG were on the "Historical, Legal, and Social Dimensions and Realities of the Border Regimes in North America" panel, part of Toronto Metropolitan University's "Bordering Migration Workshop."

On Friday December 2, 2022, we held a book launch and panel discussion for Sheila McManus' new book Both Sides Now: Writing the Edges of the North American West.  Texas A&M Pres, 2022.

Paul McKenzie Jones, panelist, "Border Blues: A Virtual Panel on the Negative Impacts of the Covid-19 Border Closure."  November 9, 2021.  Organized and presented by Carleton University's Centre for Security, Intelligence, and Defence Studies.


Sheila McManus, "Gunless as Settler Colonial Borderlands Fantasy," in Cinematic Settlers: The Settler Colonial World in Film, edited by Janne Lahti and Rebecca Weaver-Hightower. Routledge, 2020: 65-76.  Order it here.

Spring 2020. Congratulations Paul for earning tenure and promotion to Associate Professor! 

Nov 22, 2019. Paul McKenzie Jones, “You are on Indian Land:” A 'Century' of Indigenous Resistance to the US/Canadian Border," presented at the U of L History Department monthly colloquium.

Congratulations Julie on the publication of your co-edited collection Mobilizing Global Knowledge: Refugee Research in an Age of Displacement, University of Calgary Press, 2019.  Order it here.

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