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This discussion is an overview of the Albertan economy in 2019 with suggestions to eliminate fossil fuels from the equation. With the current state of the climate, shifting towards sustainable energy will be integral in prolonging the success of our species. The Albertan economy is based heavily...
This thesis examines the work of three artists—Beatriz da Costa, Tomás Saraceno, and Andrea Zittel—whose practices engage strategically with design in ways that echo pedagogical developments at the German Bauhaus and later at Black Mountain College. These two, short-lived, schools were known for...
Recent controversies in Canadian librarianship—the Toronto Public Library room rental to a "gender-critical feminist" group and the institution of “airport-style” security at the Winnipeg Public Library—have exposed divisions within the profession. This article attempts to untangle the...
In this dissertation, I identify an aesthetic tradition in settler literary texts that parallels the settler state’s political response to such policies as multiculturalism and Reconciliation. I argue that modern Canadian fiction in English continues the tradition of romantic art in Hegel’s...
Precarity and the Historicity of the Present: American Literature and Culture from Long Boom to Long DownturnDownload
Precarity and the Historicity of the Present provides a cultural history of rising precarity in the postwar US. I define precarity as a concept of the interregnumâprecarity names the stretched-out moment of generalized decline currently unfolding as a crisis of social reproduction writ...
Black musicians in string-bands in the American South during the period 1920–1950 were remarkably resilient to social, political, and cultural forces while also actively creating cultural products. The breadth of their musical activities and networks of interconnectivity expands our knowledge and...
The design of comment systems on social media and news websites such as YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter are not made to promote critical discussions or find the source of political conflict. The integration of digital tools like social media to enact politics online and the shift to...