• Between the Dreamtime and the GPS / The Metaphysics of Indigenous Mapping 

      Gellman, Mimi
      Although many scholars have written about the relationships between land, mapping, power relations, and sovereignty, very few have explored the relationship between the imbricated fields of Aboriginal mapping, Indigenous ...
    • Exhibiting Diplomacy: Art and International Cultural Relations in Canada 

      Diggon, Elizabeth
      In this dissertation, I analyze Canadian cultural diplomacy through the international exhibition of art, with particular consideration for the various ways in which state institutions have utilized art as an expedient in ...
    • Talking Plant 

      White, Amanda
      This doctoral research-creation project focuses on plants in the context of larger efforts by artists and scholars to denaturalize the anthropocentric and hierarchical ordering of species that objectify non-human life. ...
    • Terrance Houle and Adrian Stimson: Exploring Indigenous Masculinities 

      Sutherland, Erin (2012-09-26)
      The exhibition “Terrance Houle & Adrian Stimson: Exploring Indigenous Masculinities” showcased the performance art of Terrance Houle (Blood/Ojibway) and Adrian Stimson (Siksika) at the Union Gallery in Kingston, Ontario ...
    • Unsettling the Last Best West: Restorying Settler Imaginaries 

      Meneley, Barbara (2015-10-03)
      My doctoral project is a study of how art was used in the promotion and dissemination of colonial ideologies and in the recruitment of settlers to Canada in the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries, specifically ...
    • Voluntourism: The Visual Economy of International Volunteer Programs 

      Clost, Ellyn (2011-09-28)
      This thesis examines images of volunteer tourism—or voluntourism—on internet sites and describes how the photographs that appear on them contribute to maintaining global systems of power. Voluntourism is defined as either ...