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(Not) White: The Autobiography of my Biracial Body combines historical research with creative nonfiction and autobiography. I trace the history of scientific racism from the late 1800s to 1960s, from the American Emancipation to the Civil Rights Movement, from the era of my white...
SSHRC Awarded IG 2016: Savons-nous mourir au 21e siècle? La fin de vie est aujourd'hui monopolisée par la pratique médicale et le milieu hospitalier, mais ceux-ci sont-il les plus 'hospitaliers' pour accueillir l'expérience radicalement singulière de mourir? Comment faire de celle-ci le vrai...
SSHRC Awarded CG 2014: "Auto/biography in Transit" is the eighth biennial conference of the International Association for Biography and Autobiography. The conference gathers together the top scholars from around the world who are experts in analysing autobiography, biography and other forms of...
This paper is an exploration of teaching, writing, and living in, among, and across the lines and structures of teaching. In it, I explore autobiographically my own struggles to attend to, live, and bring forth life in the presence of demands for control, perfection, and efficiency in our schools...
Resistance and Encroachment in Everyday Life: A Feminist Epistemological Study of Qajar Era Iranian Women’s Travel JournalsDownload
This dissertation is a study of Iranian women’s everyday resistances in Qajar-era Iran, the period prior to the Constitutional Revolution (1906). Mobilizing feminist epistemology, and specifically feminist standpoint theory, which calls for the uncovering of women’s hidden knowledge, I analyze...
The Bilingual Memory and Self-Translation: the Impact of the Relationship between Language and Memory on the Autobiographical Self-TranslationDownload
Submitted on April 15, 2015 in fulfillment of the degree of BA Combined Honors in French and Russian Language and Literature; Supervisors: Dr. Elisabeth Le, Dr. Peter Rolland
The Empowered Woman and Encounters with Breast Cancer, the Year’s Chick Disease: Sick Lit and the Work of Memoir in the Postfeminist DecadeDownload
This dissertation examines a postfeminist subgenre of women’s autobiography referred to as “sick lit.” The primary texts, all published between 2004 and 2009 are: Cancer Vixen by Marisa Acocella Marchetto, Breastless in the City: A Young Woman’s Story of Love, Loss, and Breast Cancer by Cathy...
Atanarjat (2001), premiado filme Inuit, inicia com a seguinte frase sendo proferida por um indigena idoso: “Eu so posso cantar esta cancao para alguem que sonsiga compreende-la.” Mas, adinal, o que quer dizer, neste contexio, “comprennder” ou “compreensao”? Sera Que a frase se refere a uma...