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Systems of classifications are socially created and historically contingent. New classifications lead to the creation of new categories, new objects and new kinds of people. Over the last thirty years, some of the most successful categories have emerged from the study of seriality. This thesis...
In the Footprints of Our Ancestors: Exploring the Reconnection to my Cree Ancestors (aniskotapanak) and Ancestral Land in the Lesser Slave Lake areaDownload
Abstract This work reveals the relationship between Indigenous people and land, and then speaks to the place for ancestors and Indigenous knowledge in this relationship. It engages with Indigenous Research Methodology that honours Indigenous ways of knowing and being, drawing on the lived...
The general purpose of this study is to explore the discourses that guided and constrained the textual production and reproduction of 2 Kings 11, the report of Jehoiada’s coup and Athaliah’s execution. The specific aim of this study is to determine how and why Athaliah’s execution was not...
Nietzsche is famous for his critique of Christianity and the declaration that “God is dead.” His aversion for the Christian religion has generated scholarly debates as to what might be the key issue Nietzsche has with Christianity. In this work, I argue that the key problem Nietzsche finds with...
This dissertation uses a governmentality lens to map shifts in the categorization, problematization, and governance of mental abnormality in Canada, from pre-Confederation times until the present. Focusing in particular on several recent consultations and reports issued by the federal government...