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Pierre Elliot Trudeau: Running the Show like Willy Wonka, or a Colo(u)rful Diversion like a Munchkin?

For the core seminar in the PhD program in Canadian Studies, we composed brief discussion papers based on the course readings for the month.  This is my March 2011 paper on the late, possibly great, Pierre Elliot Trudeau. [Like Willy Wonka, Trudeau … Continue reading

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Canada: A Land of the Greatest Superlatives EVER!

“Blondin Outdone” in Punch, or the London Charivari, October 8, 1859. For the core seminar in the PhD program in Canadian Studies, we composed brief discussion papers based on the course readings for the month.  This is the my February 2011 paper … Continue reading

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“The stillness is the time before the change.” – Elizabeth Hay

For the core seminar in the PhD program in Canadian Studies, we composed brief discussion papers based on the course readings for the month.  This the second part of two from my December 2010 paper on environmental assessment, Indigenous Knowledge, Aboriginal … Continue reading

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“To have felt snow and ice forever, and nothing forever but ice and snow…” – Elizabeth Hay

For the core seminar in the PhD program in Canadian Studies, we composed brief discussion papers based on the course readings for the month.  This the first part of two from my December 2010 paper on environmental assessment, Indigenous Knowledge, Aboriginal … Continue reading

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Collaborative writing rocks

December 2010 was a very interesting month for discussion paper writing in the Canadian Studies PhD core seminar, and not only because we listened to excerpts from Glenn Gould‘s “Idea of North.”  Some of us from the program got together … Continue reading

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Hysterical Female Student Writes Angrily With Opinions

For the core seminar in the PhD program in Canadian Studies, we composed brief discussion papers based on the course readings for the month.  This is the last part of three from my November 2010 paper on our topics of emphasis … Continue reading

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You Can’t Have One Without the Other

For the core seminar in the PhD program in Canadian Studies, we composed brief discussion papers based on the course readings for the month.  This is part two of three my November 2010 paper on our topics of emphasis in this … Continue reading

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Whose Identity Is It, Anyway? or Who Is Here?

For the core seminar in the PhD program in Canadian Studies, we composed brief discussion papers based on the course readings for the month.  This is part one of three from my November 2010 paper on our topics of emphasis in … Continue reading

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Developing a Thesis Proposal

As part of the core seminar for the PhD in Canadian Studies (a joint program between the Carleton University School of Canadian Studies and Trent University), we composed brief discussion papers based on the course readings for the month.  This … Continue reading

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Doing the Research

As part of the core seminar for the PhD in Canadian Studies (a joint program between the Carleton University School of Canadian Studies and Trent University), we composed brief discussion papers based on the course readings for the month.  This … Continue reading

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