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“Self-governing territorial overseas collectivity of France”

An email from a friend and questions after my talk at UC Berkeley yesterday inspired this blog post about Saint Pierre and Miquelon, French islands off the coast of the Island of Newfoundland: While I was conducting research at the Library … Continue reading

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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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Swipes File #24: Links

Today, let’s look at the ole ball and chain (sans the ball part): — The Comics Journal had an interesting feature called the “swipes file” where they showed two comics or cartoons by different creators with very similar formatting. In that … Continue reading

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“Do you know what a thesis statement is?”

That’s not always the best question to get from your advisor… but it’s a useful one to hear!  The sentence that earned me that critique was, roughly: “I will explore cartographic representations of Newfoundland, Alaska, Hawai’i, and Nunavut at key … Continue reading

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