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Standing on the Shoulders of Giants: Artistry, Expertise, and Professionalism in Mediation and the Role of Higher Education
This paper examines what it takes to be a good mediator. It suggests that mediators should strive for artistry in their work which is the result of “reflection in action”. The paper then surveys the fields of knowledge ...
Downloading Doppelgängers: New Media Anxieties and Transnational Ironies in Battlestar Galactica
(SFFTV, Liverpool University Press, 2009)
This essay reads the re-made Battlestar Galactica series—-a 21st-century Frankenstein—-according to the Canadian contexts of its production and the globalized contexts of its distribution, both formal (on cable TV) and ...
On "Vulgar Exhibition": Hazlitt, "The Fight" and the Pornography of Popularity
(Nineteenth-Century Prose, 2009)
This essay pursues Hazlitt as a case in Cultural Studies historiography by reading his 1822 essay "The Fight" as a contribution to the historical emergence of the discourse of "popular culture" as a class-inflected euphemism ...
Problems for the Italian-Canadian Writer and Critic: A Discussion in Three Parts
(University of Toronto, Iacobucci Centre, 2009)
Part One: The State of the Art; Part Two: Younger Writers; Part Three: The Burdens of History for the Italian
Ipsographing the Dubject; or, The Contradictions of Twitter
(Socialist Studies, 2009)
"Come on back to the war": Germany as the Other National Other in Canadian Popular Literature
(University of Toronto Quarterly, 2009)
This essay argues for bringing the methodology of post-colonial studies to bear on mainstream Canadian popular culture, towards a rethinking of Canada's ideological affinities with nations traditionally considered as ...
A Species-Based Environmental Ethic in Hegel’s Logic of Life
(The Owl of Minerva, 2009)
In this paper I will argue that Hegel’s account of the category of life in the Science of Logic provides ontological grounds for the recognition of living species along with their various ecosystems as the proper objects ...