• Approaching Anxiety: Reading Eden Robinson in an Era of Reconciliation 

      Skrynsky, Hannah
      This project seeks to account for the ways in which Anglo-settler anxiety has influenced the construction of the mythos of a benevolent Canadian national identity. I argue that settler anxiety toward Indigeneity is the ...
    • Emerging Voices: Reading Canadian Youth Online 

      Hardwick, Jennifer (2015-07-03)
      “Emerging Voices: Reading Canadian Youth Online” examines digital youth-generated cultural content, including text, intertext, visual art, photography and tweets. I argue that youth are not simply passive recipients of ...
    • Re/mediation: The Story of Port Radium 

      Fletcher, Alana (2015-08-19)
      This dissertation applies Rob Nixon’s argument that “arresting stories, images, and symbols” are required to draw attention to the slow violence of environmental degradation (Slow Violence and the Environmentalism of the ...
    • Undoing Addiction: The Biopolitics of Social Suffering in Contemporary Canadian Fiction 

      Fabre, Cara (2013-08-13)
      Biomedical and popular discourses for understanding addiction persistently essentialize behaviors labelled “addictive” as signifying individual dysfunction and aberrance; the Canadian novels examined in this study expose ...