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Clay Manor gazes inwards at the academic strictures governing the contents of its writing. Clay Manor suggests, through self-reference, that critically-conscious writing exhibits symptoms of melancholy narcissism. In this novel, “Revenue” (a caricature of literary institute), commissions its...
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...
Early Jewish Exegesis and Theological Controversy: Studies in Scripture in the Shadow of Internal and External ConflictsDownload
This is a collection of seven somewhat disparate essays by Isaac Kalimi, who has worked for many years on Chronicles, but whose research interests cover the spectrum of Jewish folklore, Midrash, of which Chronicles is an early example, and issues of Jewish and Christian interpretation. The essays...
To increase the breadth of knowledge pertaining to the phenomenon of the Ukrainian Canadian embroidered podushka (pillow) this project applied a multiple method research strategy to gain a deeper understanding of both the nature of these historic artifacts and the artisans who created them. In...
March 11, 2011, 14:46 Japan Standard Time. This was the moment that marked the beginning of what is now known as the “2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami,” a catastrophe that brought about devastation throughout many regions in Japan, most notably in the north eastern region of the main island of...
There are a great number of stories told about the English folkplay tradition known as “mummers’ plays.” These stories, told by folklorists, historians, anthropologists, popular fiction writers, performers and audience members can be considered as part of a body of folk commentary or...
Guy Debord defines psychogeography as “the study of the precise laws and specific effects of the geographical environment, whether consciously organized or not, on the emotions and behavior of individuals” (23). My project examines the psychogeography of Newfoundland’s ghost stories—what I am...