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Overcoming a Culture of Whiteness: Remaking Queen’s University as a First Nations Thirdspace
This thesis addresses the perennial difficulties faced by Queen’s University’s administration in its failings to recognize the importance of an adequate contemporary First Nations presence within any twenty-first century ...
A Critique of Critical Race Theory: a Textual Analysis of the ‘Mr. Gaijin’ Mask
The thesis suggests the toy-like mask of a white man, ‘Hello, Mr. Gaijin,’ as a site of analysis where the culture of racisms is (re)produced in the specific context of contemporary Japan. Sold as a gig gift in Japan, the ...
Terrance Houle and Adrian Stimson: Exploring Indigenous Masculinities
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 ...
Interrogating Sustainable Development: A Case Study of Large-Scale Mining in Colombia
In this thesis, I examine the case of the Canadian-based multinational mining corporation GreyStar resources Ltd. in Colombia. Angosturas is GreyStar’s large-scale gold mining project in the sensitive wet highland of páramo ...
Decolonizing Anarchism: Expanding Anarcha-Indigenism in Theory and Practice
In this thesis I argue that anarchism, as a political philosophy and social movement practice committed to resisting all forms of oppression and domination, needs to place colonialism more clearly and consistently at the ...