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- 218Department of Modern Languages and Cultural Studies
- 2Department of Anthropology
- 2Humanities Computing
- 1Department of Art and Design
- 1Department of History and Classics
- 1Department of Music
- 2Alibrahim, Bashair
- 2Boivin, Jennifer
- 2Guyot, Adrien
- 2Lesiv, Mariya, 1978-
- 2Sembaliuk Cheladyn, Larisa N
- 1Abdolmaleki, Kara
- 12Malena, Anne (Modern Languages and Cultural Studies)
- 5Pogosjan, Jelena (Modern Languages and Cultural Studies)
- 5Smith-Prei, Carrie (Modern Languages and Cultural Studies)
- 4Nedashkivska, Alla (Modern Languages and Cultural Studies)
- 4Rao, Sathya (Modern Languages and Cultural Studies)
- 3Cisneros, Odile (Modern Languages and Cultural Studies)
This dissertation analysed the interactions between instructors and students in a language classroom in Russia. Using video-recorded data, instructor interviews, and student assessments from English classes at a private language school for children in the Urals region of Russia, a Conversation...
Nina Gorlanova and Natalia Smirnova are contemporary Siberian women writers. This dissertation examines four short works of fiction from the authors’ collections: Вся Пермь/All of Perm’ by Gorlanova and Женщины и сапожники /The Women and the Shoemakers by Smirnova. I examine their comparable...
This thesis examines contemporary homebirth practices in Ukraine. Following an overview of the Ukrainian ethnographic literature on childbirth as a life cycle event, this work explores contemporary childbirth as practised in the hospital setting and at home. Childbirth helps understand better...
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...
Competitive Discourse in an Imitational Democracy: The Multifaceted Image of the Opponents in the Online Materials of Russian Political Parties and LeadersDownload
In contemporary Russia, the Internet serves as the most diverse and open platform of sharing and contrasting ideas. While the most life-like imitational democracy elements do manifest themselves to a limited extent in the mainstream print and electronic media, only online do all political forces...
The present work explores Russian cinema of perestroika, specifically the bleak trend known as chernukha. The project offers a comparative analysis of chernukha and film noir, looking into how these cinemas of crisis channel social anxieties in times of transition. It illuminates the significance...
Despite China's central role in environmental issues on both domestic and international levels and the importance that the country attaches to its national image abroad, few studies have investigated China's national image in the environmental domain on the international scene, and almost none in...
Childhood After Chornobyl is about children and childhood in Ukraine in the period surrounding the establishment of independent Ukraine in 1991 (1986-1996). As an interdisciplinary and multi-lingual project with a focus on linguistic, narrative, and theoretical perspectives on childhood, the aim...