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White Gatekeeping and the Promise of Shelter: Confronting Colonial Logics within Women's Anti-Violence Services
In response to the recent surge in activism surrounding the missing and murdered indigenous women in Canada, the state has attempted to address colonial gender violence through strategies that involve the ongoing support ...
'A Kind of Logic, A Kind of Dominant Logic': Navigating Colonialism, Honoring Black Mobility, and Thinking on Moving Through
My thesis thinks through the ways Newtonian logics require linear mobility in order to produce narratives of progress. I argue that this linear mobility, and the resulting logics, potentially erases the chaotic and non-linear ...
The Canadian Carceral State: Violent Colonial Logics of Indigenous Dispossession
This thesis examines the over-representation of indigenous women in Canadian federal prisons. I situate the prison as a site of modernity to draw attention to the ways that the prison is underpinned by the logics of white ...
Governmentality gone wild: How the separation of sex workers from 'communities' contributes to violence against sex workers
Sex workers are members of our communities, whether they are local or national communities. In law, mainstream media representations, and research sex workers are positioned as outside of or in opposition to communities. ...
Reading and Responding: Finding and Making Meaning in the Life Writing of Diasporic Iranian Jewish Women
This project investigates the English-language life writing of diasporic Iranian Jewish women. It examines how these women have differentially imagined their diasporic lives and travels, and how they have in turn been ...