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Invisible Women in History and Global Studies: Reflections from an Archival Research Project
(Taylor & Francis, 2017-01)
This article questions the continuing invisibility of the significant scale of the involvement of women in historical movements/moments. The focus is on Mahatma Gandhi-led Civil Disobedience movement (1930-33), which was ...
Agamben’s Curio Cabinet, Animality, and the Zone of Indeterminacy
(Cosmos and History: The Journal of Natural and Social Philosophy, 2017)
As I have argued elsewhere, Agamben’s thought remains mired in a transcendental way of thinking that falls under the Hegelian critique. In this essay, through a hermeneutical method that can be aptly characterized ...
The DJ as Critic, "constructing a sort of argument"
(English Studies in Canada, 2015)
Countering romanticized representations of the disc jockey (DJ) as author, rock star, or shaman, this essay argues that the DJ is best understood as a critic, emblematic of appropriation as criticism in a mediascape ...
Introduction to New Fronts in the Copyfight, Part 1 (2014-15)
(Digital Studies/Le champ numérique, 2015)
Intellectual property (IP) is a subject of concern to all academics because it is the legal-economic infrastructure of all academic work. The long-increasing, now accelerating, and multilateral strengthening of IP regulation ...
Resistance is Futile: On the Under-Representation of Unions in Science Fiction
(TOPIA: Canadian Journal of Cultural Studies, 2016)
This article surveys science fiction (SF) since 1980, and queries the conspicuous under-representation of recognizable images of unions in popular SF, which includes, in contrast, numerous images and narratives of corporate ...
Institutions and Interpellations of the Dubject, the Doubled and Spaced Self
(Athabasca University Press, 2016)
This essay develops the idea of the dubject as a model of remediateda subjectivity. It will discuss some theoretical and institutional contexts of the dubject, and then will consider digital manifestations of the dubject ...
Debate as a Teaching Strategy in Online Education: A Case Study.
This reflective case study was based on our independent use of the debate as an online instructional approach and our shared interest in teaching strategies. In an interdisciplinary manner, using narrative inquiry and ...
Stephen Harper as killer robot
(English Studies in Canada, 2017)
In popular culture and public discourse, especially on the Internet, the image of Canada’s former Prime Minister Stephen Harper is conspicuously characterized and caricatured as robotic [...] Amidst popular culture’s hordes ...
Monstrous Times Call For Monstrous Methods: Review of Monsters of the Market: Zombies, Vampires, and Global Capitalism, by David McNally
(Extrapolation (Liverpool UP), 2014)
A book review of Monsters of the Market: Zombies, Vampires, and Global Capitalism (2012) by David McNally, published in the science fiction studies journal Extrapolation.