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In this study I use John Milton’s notion of the “fit” reader as a guide to the theology and politics of reading in his early prose and late poetry. Throughout, I suggest that this reader functions as a site of contradiction within Milton’s writing, one that is indebted to a Protestant tradition...
This thesis addresses the intersections existing between gender, violence and political humour in Alberta political cartoons. I ask the following question: do cartoonists more frequently use hostile humour to represent women premiers, and, if so, what do these representations communicate about...
A war over water: The 1531 English Statue of Sewers and its impact upon local politics, economies and environmentsDownload
SSHRC IG awarded 2013: When I was writing my SSHRC-supported book, Mills in the Medieval Economy: England 1300-1540 (Oxford University Press, 2004), I noted a curious incidence involving the tearing down of two large watermill complexes on the River Itchen between Southampton and Winchester in...
Avoiding the Stereotypes: History, Heritage, and How to Navigate Indigenous Imagery
Jena McLaurin will discuss the dominant stereotypes of Indigenous North American peoples, both in the United States and Canada. Regional differences, the interplay between stereotypical images, the connection between stereotypes and colonialist politics, and contemporary stereotypes will all be...
Competitive Discourse in an Imitational Democracy: The Multifaceted Image of the Opponents in the Online Materials of Russian Political Parties and LeadersDownload
In contemporary Russia, the Internet serves as the most diverse and open platform of sharing and contrasting ideas. While the most life-like imitational democracy elements do manifest themselves to a limited extent in the mainstream print and electronic media, only online do all political forces...
In January of 2006, the New Conservative Party of Canada took power in Ottawa and remained in place for a decade. Many observers have remarked that these conservatives carried out a change in direction from both their liberal and conservative predecessors regarding above all the theme of the...
In this study I examine William Morris’s novel News from Nowhere in relation to his utopian-socialist politics. This examination is an attempt to explore the function of art within Morris’s formulation of utopian socialism and the extent to which the elaborate edition of News from Nowhere printed...
For sociologist Emile Durkheim (1858-1917), the ‘sacred’ constitutes all those things “set apart and forbidden.” Sacred items or ideas are set in relationship to other sacred things within religious contexts. For Evangelical Christians, and to a lesser degree Protestants in general, the sacred...