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Ecological Ideologies of Modernity and Their Temporal-Spatial Representations in Canadian, Russian, and Polish Literatures of the Twentieth CenturyDownload
The dissertation focuses on the temporal-spatial representations of the ecological ideologies of modernity in the writings of Canadian authors Georges Bugnet, Sheila Watson, and Howard O’Hagan, Russian authors Andrei Bitov and Tatiana Tolstaia, and Polish author Czesław Miłosz. The concept of...
This thesis explores the food practices of Southern Sudanese refugee women in Brooks, Alberta, illustrating how foodways (Long, 2004) impact and reflect women’s conceptions of themselves as gendered, multinational citizens. These women’s relationship to food is an ambivalent one; simultaneous...
This thesis examines the role of gender in three versions of Carme Riera’s short story “Te entrego, amor, la mar como una ofrenda” [I Leave You, My Love, the Sea as an Offering] – the Spanish-language source text, and my own translations into English and French. As romance languages such as...
SSHRC IDG awarded 2018: The proposed research focuses on suicide terrorism. It investigates operatives or captives of Boko Haram (Nigeria) who deliberately refused to detonate their suicide vests. Scholars have overwhelmingly focused on "successful" suicide terrorism with much attention on the...
Insight Grant funded in 2017. the world of the present is a 'Petroculture', where cultural, economic, ideological, legal and political relationships --locally and globally-- have been shaped by oil and its networks of power. Energy transition demands social transformation. This research is...
From Intersex to Disorders of Sex Development: A Foucauldian Analysis of the Science, Ethics and Politics of the Medical Production of Cisgendered LivesDownload
This dissertation takes up the revised treatment model for intersex conditions introduced in 2006, which controversially reclassified them as Disorders of Sex Development (DSDs). It provides a critical Foucauldian analysis of the science, ethics, and politics underwriting medical efforts that aim...
In 2003, Lysistrata was chosen for the Lysistrata Project, a global theatrical protest against the United States’ planned invasion of Iraq. This thesis examines Lysistrata in its original context of the Peloponnesian War, then moves on to the Lysistrata Project in the context of American...
The full thesis for this degree consists of two concerts and a scholarly essay. The concerts, presented on March 2, 2014 and November 2, 2015 featured the following works: Gloria RV 589 by Antonio Vivaldi, Mass No. 2 in G Major D. 167 by Franz Schubert, Cantata BWV 6 – Bleib bei uns, denn es will...
This dissertation examines the association between the emotional dominance of verbs and the perception, or inference, of character gender. In the context of this dissertation, emotional dominance is described as the perceived level of power, or control, exerted by a verb. I hypothesize that when...
Gender differences in use and availability of home and community-based services for people with dementia.Download
The purpose was to examine the use and availability of home and community-based services by men and women with dementia using data from the 2003 Canadian Community Health Survey. Variables of interest were based on the Andersen and Newman model and included predisposing, enabling, need, and use...