Thursday 8 April

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SESSION F

F1: QUEBEC STUDIES 2

Martin Simard, University of Quebec at Chicoutimi

Is Local Democracy Weak in Canadian Peripheral Areas? Evidence from the 2009 Quebec Municipal Election

Micheline Cambron, Université de Montréal / Université Paris III Sorbonne Nouvelle

Presse et démocratie :  L'Artisan de James Huston

Ciaran Toal, Queen’s University Belfast

Science, Religion and Space in Montreal

 

F2: LITERATURE 6

Anouk Lang, University of Birmingham

Modernity in practice: A comparative view of the cultural dynamics of modernist literary production and leftist politics in Canada

Britta Olinder, Gothenburg University

A Postcolonial Waste Land in Terms of  Human Rights, Social Justice and Eco-Environmental Issues

Lianne Moyes, Université de Montréal

“Oka” : literary representations, public culture and the processes of democratization

 

F3: FIRST NATIONS 3

Tricia E. Logan, Kingston University

Memory and Commemoration of Residential Schools in Canada

Renate Eigenbrod, University of Manitoba

‘asserting our presence in the face of erasure’: literary representations of residential school experiences

Eric Woods, LSE

Political Apologies, Cultural Trauma, and Collective Identity: The case of the Anglican Church of Canada and the memory of the Indian Residential Schools

Elizabeth Cassell, University of Essex

When Sorry is Not Enough:  A Response to Stephen Harper’s Apology


F4: MULTICULTURALISM 2

Jean-François Caron, Université Laval

Quebec’s Intercultural Approach to Pluralism in the Bouchard-Taylor Report:  Toward a New Sense of Belonging

Rachelle Freake, Queen Mary, University of London

The French language and belonging in Quebec: An examination of the Bouchard Taylor Commission briefs

 

 

SESSION G

G1: Business AND ECONOMIC STUDIES PaneL

Alan Hallsworth 

Canadian Banking and past and present crises [see attachment at foot of page]

Tim Rooth 

Canadian economic performance in the 20th century: an international comparison [see attachment at foot of page]

Teresa Gutiérrez-Haces, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM)

The new face of Canadian Democracy Abroad: the Corporate Social Responsibility and Investment law for the Canadian Extractive Sector


G2: LITERATURE 7

Cristina Ivanovici, University of Birmingham

Democracy and Readers: Publishing Contemporary Canadian Literature in Romanian Translation

Diana Yankova and Andrei Andreev, New Bulgarian University

The extrinsic and intrinsic conception of Bulgarians in Canada as reflected in Bulgarian Canadian media


G3: DEMOCRACY AND FEDERALISM

Stéphane Bernatchez, professeur, Faculté de droit, Université de Sherbrooke

La démocratie canadienne et la théorie constitutionnelle

Robert Schertzer, London School of Economics

Federation as Process: accounting for the dynamic, contested and political nature of the Canadian Federation

 

 

SESSION H 

H1: LITERATURE 8

Aidan Byrne, University of Wolverhampton

Taming the Red-Headed Stepchild: cultural integration in the Anne of Green Gables series

Sean O’Connor, University of Chichester

‘What’s the point?’ Confronting the (Canadian?) Wilderness in Margaret Laurence’s The Stone Angel – Hagar’s Book, Hagar’s film

Katrin Urschel (National University of Ireland, Galway)

‘You can’t turn that into history’:  The Politics of Irish Settlement in Jack Hodgins’s The Invention of the World

 

H2: Poltical culture 2

Wayne Hunt, Mount Allison University

Michael Ignatieff and the Future of Liberalism

Julie Rak, University of Alberta

The Anxiety of Public Influence: Michael Ignatieff, Citizenship, Memoir

James C. Hall, University of Alabama

There Is a Town:  Expatriation and the Canadian Public Sphere

 

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