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- 2Alibrahim, Bashair
- 2Boivin, Jennifer
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- 2Lesiv, Mariya, 1978-
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- 12Malena, Anne (Modern Languages and Cultural Studies)
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- 4Nedashkivska, Alla (Modern Languages and Cultural Studies)
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Written nearly a century ago, Вуйкова книга Uncle’s Book (1930) by Jacob Maydanyk embodied the collective memories of early Ukrainian settlers on the Canadian prairies. It was Maydanyk’s graphic memoir, and over the years, time was unkind - the book of comic strips became a collection of...
It is now acknowledged in Creative Writing research that the traditional writing workshop as developed in United States universities during the 20th century was initially propagated across the globe as part of a project to secure American soft power, and it remains ideologically slanted toward...
Writing Research Articles in Discrete Mathematics: A Rhetorical, Multimodal Genre Analysis and PedagogyDownload
This dissertation reports my rhetorical, multimodal genre analysis of research articles (RAs) in discrete mathematics and its pedagogical applications. The increasing demand on graduate students to publish their research in English and the need of these students to write in the key genres of...
This dissertation investigates the literary ascendancy in the West of China’s first Nobel laureate, Gao Xingjian, through translation. Although Gao’s master novel Lingshan was significant for his international reputation, the importance of its translations for his literary prestige in the West...
Throughout the two-way journey of nine self-translating authors from the literary periphery to the literary center and vice versa, this project examines the asymmetrical transfer of their work between the central languages of French and English on one part, and Arabic as a peripheral language on...
According to David Damrosch, world literature is a locus of negotiation between a source culture and a host culture, and a “space defined in many ways by the host culture’s national tradition and the present needs of its own writers” (What Is World Literature? 283). Damrosch also notes that “more...
Animate ‘It’ and Genderless ‘Comrade’: Third Person Pronoun ta and Degrees of Belonging in Chinese LGBTQ DiscoursesDownload
By examining the language use of online Chinese “Anti” and “Pro” LGBTQ communities, this study primarily investigates the role that ‘ta’ plays in the construction of gender identities. Standard Chinese currently has three separate written forms for the third person: 他 (‘he’), 她 (‘she’), and 它...
Ukrainian women emigrants in the "literature of migration": literary narratives through a linguistic lensDownload
This dissertation explores evaluations of Ukrainian emigration and women emigrants in works of fiction. Between 2000 and 2013, more than 20 literary works representing contemporary women’s writing about Ukrainian women’s emigration were published both in Ukraine and abroad. These women-authored...
Connected by a thread: Ukrainian embroidery and macro-cultural identity on COVID-19 face masks in Ukraine and Ukrainian diaspora in CanadaDownload
This thesis examines the ways in which Ukrainians, have utilized material culture transnationally in order to create a macro-cultural identity, particularly through the revitalization and resurgence of traditional Ukrainian embroidery. The role of diaspora in the preservation of different stages...
In light of scarce research on language ideology in post-reform Vietnam and the field’s current literature which shows excessive focus on top-down ideologies (the view from above) indicated in state-sponsored language policies and inadequate attention to bottom-up ideologies (the view from below)...