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- 2Boivin, Jennifer
- 2Guyot, Adrien
- 1Abdolmaleki, Kara
- 1Agapov, Yarolsav.
- 1Alcides Paredes, Jorge
- 1Alexander, Katherine Vaughn
- 11Malena, Anne (Modern Languages and Cultural Studies)
- 5Pogosjan, Jelena (Modern Languages and Cultural Studies)
- 4Smith-Prei, Carrie (Modern Languages and Cultural Studies)
- 3Cobb, Russell (Modern Languages and Cultural Studies)
- 3Lam, Yvonne (Modern Languages and Cultural Studies)
- 3Nedashkivska, Alla (Modern Languages and Cultural Studies)
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)...
Métis forms of beadwork and dress persisted in the Saskatchewan Valley between the years of 1862 and 1900, even in the midst of divisive and traumatic circumstances. Métis moved within their kinship networks to join the Isbister Settlement and other settlements along the North and South Branches...
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...
The ultimate goal of second/foreign language (SL/FL) teaching and learning is to develop communicative competence, in which particular importance is placed on pragmatic competence. Pragmatic competence enables speakers to interpret and convey messages appropriately in a variety of communicative...
This project focuses on the history and process of translating and publishing selected Anglophone Nigerian novels into French, with a special focus on elements of hybridity. The corpus consists of novels written by canonical and non-canonical, male and female Nigerian authors in the years after...
This dissertation is an attempt to explain how Tarkovsky uses paintings of famous artists such as Andrei Rublev, Pieter Bruegel, Leonardo da Vinci, and Piero della Francesca in order to address the question of cinematic temporality and spirituality in his films. The dissertation expands on what...
Trauma is unspeakable and hard to comprehend. Thus, it is through the artistic expression of the internal and external conflicts caused by traumatic events that we can come to a deeper understanding of trauma. I consider three Ukrainian texts about WWI and the Revolution of 1917 as important...
Little Mosque, Big Ambitions: Intersections Between Comedy and Multiculturalism in Little Mosque on the PrairieDownload
This dissertation explores the relationship between comedy and multiculturalism by considering what many commentators have called the first Muslim sitcom, the Canadian series Little Mosque on the Prairie (Little Mosque). While past studies have examined various aspects of Little Mosque, this...