Wednesday 7 April

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SESSION C

C1: CANADA/UK Cities RESEARCH GROUP Panel

Rachel Walls, University of Nottingham

Digital democracy in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside neighbourhood

Stephen Shaw, London Metropolitan University

Street level cosmopolitanism in Montreal

Holly E B Kinnear, University of Cambridge

Overlapping Territories / Contextualising a Neighbourhood: The Work of Robert Findlay in Westmount, the corner of Canada that is ‘forever England’

Richard Dennis, University College London

‘Cooperating and disputing’: apartments as community and apartments in the community

 

C2: ABORIGINAL STUDIES CIRCLE Panel

Phil Fontaine, former three-term National Chief, Assembly of First Nations
Kathleen Mahoney, AFN Lead negotiator Indian residential school settlement

 

C3: LITERATURE 3: MULTICULTURALISM AND IMMIGRATION

Marianne Beauvilain, Mount Royal University

Two Horizons: Canadian Narratives of Failed Integration

Jonathan Rollins, Ryerson University

Canada and Open Space: Text, Nation, and Displaced Self-Refashioning in the Work of M. G. Vassanji

Fiorenza Dossetto, University of Nottingham

A question of visibility: bringing the under-represented subject(s) onto the Canadian stage

Anna Fahraeus, Halmstad University, Sweden

Returning home: regional affect and masculinity in Proulx and Johnston

 

C4: LOCAL DEMOCRACY

Roberta Lexier, Mount Allison University

Power to the People: Democracy and the Sixties Student Movement in Canada

Geneviève Cartier, Université de Sherbrooke

The Paradox of Democratic Bureaucracy

Byron Sheldrick, University of Guelph

Strategic Litigation against Public Participation in Canada and the Judicialization of Parliamentary Democracy in Canada

 

SESSION D

D1: FIRST NATIONS 1: NUNAVUT

Robert B. Carson, University of Edinburgh

Northern Vision, Northern Strategy: Northern Policy?

Frances Abele, Carleton University

Northern Economies: Special Challenges of Analysis and Planning

 

D2: MULTICULTURALISM 1

Charlotte Skeet, University of Sussex

“Mutual Recognition of Cultural Diversity”?: Legal Pluralism in Britain and Canada in the 21st Century

Rémi Léger, Queen’s University at Kingston

Contextual Multiculturalism

 

D3: HISTORY 2

Lucile Rouet, University Paul Valéry – Montpellier 3

The Canadian Fur Trade and its Potential for Romance in Tomson Highway's Kiss of the Fur Queen (1998), Fred Stenson's The Trade (2000) and Audrey Thomas's Isobel Gunn (2000)

Lucille H. Campey, Independent researcher

'No game laws, no tithes and no taxes': a step towards liberty?

David Banoub, Carleton University

'To the Victors Go the Spoils': Government, Patronage, and Political Culture in late-nineteenth-century New Brunswick

 

D4: Linguistics 1

Anne-Andrée Denault et Christophe Traisnel

Les francophonies canadiennes à l’épreuve du bilinguisme officiel : possibilité politique ou contrainte juridique?

Irena Vassileva, South-West University “Neofit Rilski”

Is There Democracy in Academic Communication? A Linguist’s Point of View

Keith Battarbee, University of Turku, Finland

Language Policy and Democracy: Interrogating language policy regimes in 21st-century Canada from a democratic perspective

 

D5: LITERATURE 4

Catherine Bates, Keele University

‘In the hope of making a connection’ (Munro): Rereading the archive democratically?

Marta Bashovski, Department of Political Science, University of Victoria

Writing nation narratives: Reading contested multiplicities

Ken Hirschkop, University of Waterloo

Neighbourhood and City Hall:  the dialectic of Torontonian democracy

 

 

SESSION E

E1: LITERATURE 5: BORDER-CROSSINGS

Gillian Roberts, University of Nottingham  and David Stirrup, University of Kent

Just Borders? A Dialogue on Canada-US Border Studies

Zalfa Feghali, University of Nottingham

Pushing the Boundaries of Citizenship and the Poetry of Gregory Scofield

 

E2: QUEBEC STUDIES 1

Raija H. Koski, King’s University College at the University of Western Ontario

Théâtre et politique au Québec:  le théâtre de Wajdi Mouawad

Rachel Killick, University of Leeds

Elites and democracy: Fashioning a theatre for our times. From Michel Tremblay and Antonine Maillet to Wadji Mouawad and Olivier Choinière

Scooter Pégram, Indiana University Northwest

Fighting Back: Hip-Hop as a Means of Resistance in Québec

 

E3: CANADA AND THE WORLD

Donald Barry, Department of Political Science, University of Calgary

Investigating Herbert Norman

Christopher Kirkey, State University of New York, College at Plattsburgh

Why is Canada in Afghanistan?: Explaining Canada’s Military Commitment

Anastasia Tataryn, University of Ottawa

Canadian Democracy on Contract: Developing national strengths on foreign imports

Titipol Phakdeewanich, Ubon Ratchathani University, Thailand

Development of Democratic Models, Thailand and Canada

 

E4: CHILDREN’S RIGHTS

Alan Pomfret and Carolyne Gorlick, University of Western Ontario

The Legal Child in Canada

Ailsa M. Watkinson, University of Regina

The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, Public Engagement and Children Rights

Rose Lipton, University of Utrecht/University of Oviedo

Reexamining the “Promise of Diversity”: Fictions of Equality and Formulations of Difference in Ontario’s Public Schools

 

E5: First Nations 2

Darcy Leigh, University of Edinburgh

Ambivalent Boundaries: Articulations of Sovereignty and Indigeneity in Canada’s Arctic

Kiera L. Ladner, Department of Political Studies, University of Manitoba

Mobilizing Decolonization, Dismantling Democracy, Creating Good Governance

Cora J. Voyageur, University of Calgary

Not Just Small Change: Aboriginal Women and Entrepreneurship

Brian Calliou, The Banff Centre

The Imposition of Law, Indigenous Resistance, and the Selective Use of the Tools of Modernity

 

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Jodie Robson,
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