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Putting Community under Erasure: The Dialogue between Jacques Derrida and Jean-Luc Nancy on the Plurality of SingularitiesDownload
In a note at the end of the essay 'The inoperative community,' Jean-Luc Nancy describes the writing of our being-in-common, or of our being-with, as a community of writing: 'inserted, alternated, shared, divided texts, as all texts are, offering that which does not belong to anyone, but which...
The Lost Jingle Dress
The Lost Jingle Dress is a story written in 2014 by Heather Young-Leslie, and performed by Stuart McLean, for the CBC Radio program Vinyl Cafe. The story lauds the small community of Jasper, Alberta. It was broadcast as part of the "Indigenous Music" episode, aired on June 3 & 4, 2016. This...
It might seem rather strange to turn to Nancy, the thinker of exposition, to rethink the figure of intimacy. Indeed, it is Nancy who said, in “The Intruder,” that “the subject’s truth is its exteriority and its excessiveness: its infinite exposition” and, in “On the Soul,” that “the body is...
Alpine glaciers have been retreating since the Little Ice Age, leading to exposure of foreland soils. Microorganisms are the primary below ground biological influence on nutrient cycling in recently deglaciated soil and are linked to down valley vegetation colonization. Previous studies...
The arts force us out of our comfort zones, they open our minds to discovery, and allow us to confront assumptions and prejudices. Alongside defined music, sound intertwines us with our surroundings, both consciously and unconsciously, serving as the soundtrack to our lives. But what happens when...
Sounding the Impact: A Case Study on the Social and Cultural Work of Music in the Context of the Edmonton Raga-Mala Music SocietyDownload
The Edmonton Raga-Mala Music Society (ERMS) is a volunteer organization that supports Indian classical music, mainly through the act of organizing formal concerts. As a society that is centered on supporting a genre of music that is closely tied to a particular geographical location that is...
This thesis is a multi-modal exploration of the photographer-researcher as a methodological opportunity to gain multiple, collaborative and collective perspectives on living in relation to the Alberta oil sands zone of North America. Using participatory-photography with youth, this thesis is one...
This thesis explores the post-environmentalist network of writers, artists, and thinkers known as The Dark Mountain Project. It does so by examining Dark Mountain as a literary and cultural phenomenon that has generated a burgeoning literary community and subculture of uncivilisation in response...
“More German than the Germans:” A linguistic examination of representation and identity in two German-Canadian communitiesDownload
This thesis is a linguistic examination of the construction of German-Canadian identity in two urban Canadian communities: Edmonton, Alberta and Waterloo, Ontario. Combining the complementary frameworks of van Dijk’s (1995) Discourse Analysis as Ideology Analysis and Carbaugh’s (2007) Cultural...