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Brock’s Centre for Canadian Studies launches public lecture series

Posted by admin on Sep 10th, 2013 and filed under Briefs. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

The Centre for Canadian Studies at Brock has launched a new public lecture series.

All talks - except for the Ken Dryden talk on Nov. 7 - take place Wednesdays from 2 to 3 p.m. at 573 Glenridge Ave. in room 201.

Lectures are free, open to the public and include a post-talk question and answer period.

* Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2 to 3 p.m., GL201
Blayne Haggart (assistant professor, Political Science): “North American Politics: What Room to Manoeuvre?”
Analyzing developments in North American governance in the post-9/11 period, Haggart argues that Canada still enjoys significant policy autonomy, should the government choose to exercise it.

* Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2 to 3 p.m., GL201
Derek Foster (assistant professor, Communication, Popular Culture and Film): “The war of words over commemorating Canada’s war dead: The battle over a ‘Highway of Heroes’”

* Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2 to 3 p.m., GL201
Jane Koustas (professor, Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures): “(Mis)Translating Canada”

* Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2 to 3 p.m., GL201
Jeff Boggs (associate professor, Geography): “After the Internet: does Canada’s book trade still need a cultural policy?”

* Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2 to 3 p.m., GL201
Theresa McCarthy (Transnational Studies, SUNY-Buffalo): “In-Divided Unity: Haudenosaunee Reclamation at Grand River”

* Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2 to 3 p.m., GL201
Marilyn Rose (professor, English Language and Literature): “Emotion, Empathy, Ethics and Literature: the Neocognitive Turn”

* Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2 to 3 p.m., GL201
David T. Brown (associate professor, Tourism and Environment): “Using Digital Technology to Promote Niche Marketing in Niagara”

* Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2 to 3 p.m., GL201
Neta Gordon (associate professor, English Language and Literature): “Reterritorialization and the Return Story: Reaffirming White Masculinity in Alexander MacLeod’s ‘The Number Three’”

* Thursday, Nov. 7, 2 to 3 p.m., GL201
Ken Dryden (Canadian Studies, McGill): “Making the Future: Canada 2017 and Beyond”
Keynote Address at the 27th annual Two Days of Canada conference at Brock from Nov. 7 to 8.

* Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2 to 3 p.m., GL201
Karen Fricker (assistant professor, Dramatic Arts): “The Dragon’s Trilogy: Robert Lepage’s postcolonial epic”

* Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2 to 3 p.m., GL201
Jim Leach (professor, Communication, Popular Culture and Film): “Beyond the National-Realist Text: Imagining the Impossible Nation in Contemporary Canadian Cinema.”

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