Tag Archives: Canadian Studies

Canadian Studies Talk at Berkeley on February 11

If you’re in the neighbo(u)rhood, stop by Berkeley tomorrow for my talk: “Peoples of the Edge:” Carto-Caricatures of the Island of Newfoundland and Confederation, 1948-1949 ABSTRACT Visually, the island of Newfoundland is often represented as a place that is removed from … Continue reading

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Improve your writing with this one weird tip

Just kidding, it’s more like forty tips, and it won’t apply to all pieces of writing or even all writers equally, but here’s a list of writing tips and suggestions that I compiled for the Canadian Studies course for which … Continue reading

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FAQ: Did you choose Canadian Studies because of “Due South?”

Short answer: no. Slightly longer answer: I have been asked about the show quite frequently (as a FAQ would suggest), because it combines my interest in Canada with my roots (pronounced American-ly) in Chicago. But the first time I ever … Continue reading

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What Can I Do With A PhD in Canadian Studies?

Googling that phrase didn’t bring up anything useful, so I thought “aha, what a great title for a post!” followed immediately by a very reluctant “I guess that post should have some content… which I should probably generate… nuts.” When … Continue reading

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Comprehensive Exam 2.4

This is the last of three questions that I answered during my comprehensive exam in April. I had one week to write three answers (chosen from six questions). I am a bit reluctant to share them in their unpolished state, … Continue reading

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Comprehensive Exam 2.3

This is the second of three questions that I answered during my comprehensive exam in April. I had one week to write three answers (chosen from six questions). I am a bit reluctant to share them in their unpolished state, … Continue reading

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Comprehensive Exam 2.2

This is the first of three questions that I answered during my comprehensive exam in April. I had one week to write three answers (chosen from six questions). I am a bit reluctant to share them in their unpolished state, … Continue reading

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Comprehensive Exam 1.5

This is the last of the questions I actually answered during my four-hour, no-notes nightmare exam in November. I wouldn’t say that I am particularly proud of these answers, and I am a bit reluctant to share them in their … Continue reading

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Comprehensive Exam 1.4

This is another one of the questions I actually answered during my four-hour, no-notes nightmare exam in November. I wouldn’t say that I am particularly proud of these answers, and I am a bit reluctant to share them in their … Continue reading

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Comprehensive Exam 1.3

This is one of the questions I actually answered during my four-hour, no-notes nightmare exam in November. I wouldn’t say that I am particularly proud of these answers, and I am a bit reluctant to share them in their unpolished … Continue reading

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