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From Transience to Trenches: Masculinity and Radical Politics in Canadian Fiction of the Great DepressionDownload
This thesis looks at gender practices in Canadian radical political movements through the novels of the Great Depression. In the first chapter, I examine hegemonic masculinity, as defined by R.W. Connell and James W. Messerschmidt, in Irene Baird’s unemployment novel Waste Heritage. The...
Manhood, Rivalry, and the Creation of a Canadian "Hockey World": Media Coverage of Early Stanley Cup Hockey Challenges, 1894-1907Download
This study examines media narratives of high-level amateur and professional hockey in Canada during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. In particular, this project analyzes English Canadian newspaper coverage of Stanley Cup “challenge” games and championship series between 1894...
H. G. Wells, Arnold Bennett, and John Galsworthy are often grouped together as typical ‘middlebrow’ or ‘Edwardian’ authors, but little critical attention has been given to the connections between their works. This dissertation argues that Wells, Bennett, and Galsworthy share a fascination with...
SSHRC Awarded PEG 2019: The community organization Critical Incident Stress Management for Communities (Fort McMurray, Alberta) and a research team at the University of Alberta are leveraging their newfound partnership and combined expertise to launch the first Canadian study to systematically...
Examining texts from the end of the Republic, an in-depth Roman perspective may be gained from the different writers preserved during this well-documented period. I intend to not only set up a working basis of masculinity but to argue that the Romans understood gender as a spectrum rather than a...
Sporting celebrities have come to hold an increasingly vaunted position within contemporary society and as such, receive ever-increasing media attention. Within Canadian culture, where the sport of hockey is largely considered a mythologized component of identity, hockey players – such as the...
Shadow of a man: On the relationship between threats to masculinity and negative attitudes toward homosexualsDownload
A large body of literature suggests that masculinity is a fragile construct. Unlike femininity, which has continued to evolve, modern notions of heteronormative masculinity remain ossified and defined mainly by their opposition to that which is not masculine. Research has shown that challenges...