Home Away from Home

ALT TEXT:  Two interlocking puzzle pieces, one with the flag of Canada, the other with the flag of the United State

Thursday, November 17, 2022
4:00-5:00 p.m. PT

In-person at Western
Miller Hall, Room 131

Or Online on Zoom



Check out this video to watch the Home Away From Home.

Reflections on the Canadian Expat Experience

Brought to you by the Center for Canadian-American Studies, the Institute for Global Engagement, and the Ray Wolpow Institute in partnership with the WWU Alumni Association

Author and Canadian Studies consultant David Stewart will be discussing his memoir, True North, Down South. Using a Canadian émigré lens, the essay collection entertains and educates readers about immigrant and national identity, cultural misunderstandings, and belonging in the modern world.

Black and white portrait of David Stewart

David Stewart


David Wayne Stewart is a "professional Canadian" in California, helping Canadian tech clusters connect into the Bay Area ecosystem. He is a former "chairmoose" of the Digital Moose Lounge, an association of Canadians in Silicon Valley, and the Advisory Board Chair of Canadian Studies at UC Berkeley. His essays have received awards in San Francisco's Soul-Making Keats literary competition and have appeared in Potato Soup Journal, Bewildering Stories, and The Quiet Reader.

Questions, Accommodations, and Parking

Contact the WWU Alumni Association for this event. Feel free to call at (360) 650-3353 or email at alumni@wwu.edu if you have any questions or comments.

Advance notice for disability accommodations and special needs is greatly appreciated. Please indicate your special needs on the registration form.

There will be auto-captions available for the Zoom webinar.

Limited paid parking is available in the C lots at the south end of campus. There are also limited paid parking spaces in lots 6V and 7G at the north end of campus. WWU parking details—including lot locations, fees, and campus map—are available here.