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- 217Department of Modern Languages and Cultural Studies
- 2Department of Anthropology
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- 1Department of History and Classics
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- 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)
- 4Nedashkivska, Alla (Modern Languages and Cultural Studies)
- 4Rao, Sathya (Modern Languages and Cultural Studies)
- 4Smith-Prei, Carrie (Modern Languages and Cultural Studies)
- 3Cisneros, Odile (Modern Languages and Cultural Studies)
The Use of Discourse Markers in Argumentative Compositions by Learners of Spanish as a Foreign LanguageDownload
The role of discourse markers in determining the quality of compositions has received increasing attention in the literature on second language learning. The present study investigates the use of discourse markers in compositions by students of Spanish as a foreign language, a topic that, so far,...
This dissertation engages with novels of contemporary Chinese writer Yan Lianke, to explore his formal experiment called mythorealism (神实主义) and investigate how mythorealist form produces textual meanings subverting a totalizing reality prescribed by literary realism and reshaping a diversity of...
This study compared three intact classes of Spanish learners who received three different types of listening instruction: a metacognitive pedagogical cycle following Vandergrift and Tafaghodtari (2010), an awareness-raising approach which exposed L2 listeners to the factors associated with...
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...
Towards Critical Realism: Marginality in Russian, Ukrainian, and Belarusian Photography (1980s–1990s)Download
This thesis explores the unofficial photography of Russia, Ukraine, and Belarus in the 1980s and 1990s: an art form that is barely studied in academia and therefore remains almost completely unknown to the general public. The dissertation offers a novel perspective of research within Eastern...
The "mulata affect" may be understood as the repetitive process and movement of power and affect qualified in the mulata image over time. Through a lens of affect theory this study seeks to analyse how the mulata image in Cuba has historically been affected by, and likewise affected, cultural...
If These Walls Could Talk: Urban Cultural Patrimony and Spatialized Social Exclusion in the Colonial Centro Historic of CampecheDownload
The construction of colonial cities manifests itself as a Eurocentric projection onto the spatial and human environment of the Americas. The built environment was expressly designed to serve the colonial hegemony, each feature with a purpose and signification. The Historical Center of the city of...