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Research Talk Series: 2018-2019

Centre for Research in Cultural Studies (CRiCS)


Poster for winter 2019 research talk series.

The CRiCS Research Talk Series is a series of lectures led by members of the Cultural Studies Research Group, intended for members of the centre (researchers, students in the Cultural Studies MA program, research assistants) to learn more about the different contexts and thematics that Cultural Studies research touches on. The sessions that were held from January-March 2019 included:

Jan. 21, 2019
- Dr. Jenny Heijun Wills, “Radical Kinship, Autocriticism, and Creative Non-Fiction”
- Dr. Michael Dudley, “Becoming an Oxfordian: The Phenomenology of the Paradigm Shift in Shakespearean Biography”

Feb. 11, 2019
- Dr. Tracy Whalen, “Rhetorical Witnessing, Comparatively Considered: Remembering the Crash of Arrow Air Flight 1285 in Newfoundland and Kentucky”
- Dr. Adina Balint, “Mobility and Creativity in Twenty-First Century Canadian Literature in French”

March 18, 2019
- Dr. Kevin Walby, “Police Museums in Canada: Representations and Absent Presences”
- Dr. Peter Ives, “Gramsci, Language Politics and Hegemony”

April 15, 2019
- Dr. Jane Barter, “The Human beyond Humanity: Toward an Ethics of Shame
- Dr. Christina Fawcett, “Participation and Empathy in YA Narrative Gaming”

For more information on each of these sessions, click on the features below (the fourth feature is available by clicking on the right arrow below).