Cultural Mediations Dissertation and Thesis

“Beyond Mickey Mouse History”: The Disney Archive and the Construction of Animation History as Discipline, 1928-2018

Creator: Jenna Stidwill
Date: 2019
Degree Name: Doctor of Philosophy

Transcultrual Bodies: A Comparative Approach to Dissident ‘Minor’ Women’s Writings in Portuguese, Italian, and Spanish

Creator: Joana de Medeiros Mota Pimentel
Date: 2018
Degree Name: Doctor of Philosophy

The Shape of Games to Come: Critical Digital Storytelling in the Era of Communicative Capitalism
Creator: Sarah Thorne
Date: 2018
Degree Name: Doctor of Philosophy

Photographs in Two Works of Life Writing: L’Afrique fantôme by Michel Leiris and L’Africain by J.-M.G Le Clézio
Creator: Matthew Rushton
Date: 2018
Degree Name: Doctor of Philosophy

A Nation Sings Itself: São Paulo Voices and the Canons of Brazilian Song
Creator: Rachel Beausoleil-Morrison
Date: 2017
Degree Name: Doctor of Philosophy

Art Brut’s Material Mythologies (1945-1976): Dimensions, Materials and Creative Processes
Creator: Pauline Goutain
Date: 2017
Degree Name: Doctor of Philosophy

Representing national traumas: alternative histories, experimental art practices and narratives by transnational artists from the Lebanese war generation
Creator: Johnny Alam
Date: 2017
Degree Name: Doctor of Philosophy

Shine a Light: Surveying Locality, Independence, and Digitization in Ottawa’s Independent Rock Scene
Creator: Audette-Longo, Michael Robert
Date: 2016
Degree Name: Doctor of Philosophy

The Intensity of Recollection-Images in Suspicious River and The Law of Enclosures
Creator: Nasrin, Mohsen
Date: 2016
Degree Name: Doctor of Philosophy

The Spell of Live Performance: HD Opera and Liveness Today
Creator: Irina, Mihaela
Date: 2016
Degree Name: Doctor of Philosophy

At Play in the Archive: Reading Sophie Calle’s Double Game as Autofictional Remains
Creator: Khimasia, Anna
Date: 2015
Degree Name: Doctor of Philosophy

Virtual Graffiti: Dyscribing Humans
Creator: Hopkins, Todd
Date: 2015
Degree Name: Doctor of Philosophy

An Inverted Reflection: Representations of Finance and Speculation in Weimar Cinema
Creator: Lyons, Owen
Date: 2015
Degree Name: Doctor of Philosophy

Ears Wide Shut: Headphones and Moral Design
Creator: Everrett, Thomas Michael
Date: 2014
Degree Name: Doctor of Philosophy

Nunatsiavummi Sananguagusigisimajangit / Nunatsiavut Art History: Continuity, Resilience, and Transformation in Inuit Art
Creator: Igloliorte, Heather Lynette
Date: 2013
Degree Name: Doctor of Philosophy

Wagner and “grand” opera: performing the nation through embodied sonorous spectacle
Creator: Sheridan, Daniel James
Date: 2013
Degree Name: Doctor of Philosophy

Belonging and belongings: ethnographic collecting and indigenous agency at the Six Nations of the Grand River
Creator: Loyer, Stacey A.
Date: 2013
Degree Name: Doctor of Philosophy

From synthespian to convergence character: reframing the digital human in contemporary Hollywood cinema
Creator: Aldred, Jessica Laine
Date: 2013
Degree Name: Doctor of Philosophy

An Opposition in Search of Itself: Modern French Cinema and the Algerian War
Creator: Croombs, Matthew
Date: 2013
Degree Name: Doctor of Philosophy

Negotiating power: gender and body politics in the new wave Japanese cinema
Creator: Briciu, Bianca Otilia
Date: 2013
Degree Name: Doctor of Philosophy

Imperfect sound forever: loudness, listening, formations, and the historiography of sound reproduction
Creator: Devine, Kyle Ross
Date: 2012
Degree Name: Doctor of Philosophy

House as a city: re-contructing Vancouver’s urban imaginary in master-planned neighbourhoods, South False Creek (1976-1986) and Concord Pacific Place (1990-2000)
Creator: Wiley, Danielle Annette M.
Date: 2012
Degree Name: Doctor of Philosophy

A bird’s-eye view of modernity: the synoptic view in nineteenth-century cityscapes
Creator: Evans, Robert Edward
Date: 2011
Degree Name: Doctor of Philosophy

André Bazin’s “ontology of the photographic image”: representation, desire, and presence
Creator: Rifkin, Stephen J.
Date: 2011
Degree Name: Doctor of Philosophy

Boring formless nonsense: or on the aesthetics of failure in recent experimental composition
Creator: Priest, eldritch Michael
Date: 2011
Degree Name: Doctor of Philosophy

Sound from start to finish: professional style and practice in modern hollywood sound production
Creator: Wright, Benjamin Andrew
Date: 2011
Degree Name: Doctor of Philosophy

Early cinema and the supernatural
Creator: Leeder, Murray John Davis
Date: 2011
Degree Name: Doctor of Philosophy

Reenactment as event in contemporary cinema
Creator: Jasen, Sylvie
Date: 2011
Degree Name: Doctor of Philosophy

Unbridgeable barriers: the Holocaust in Canadian cinema
Creator: Maron, Jeremy Melvin
Date: 2011
Degree Name: Doctor of Philosophy

Touching fiction : embodied narrative self-reflexivity and eighteenth-century British sentimental novels
Creator: Wetmore, Alex
Date: 2010
Degree Name: Doctor of Philosophy

Theatre-outside-of-theatres: spaces of digital performance
Creator: Eaket, Chris
Date: 2010
Degree Name: Doctor of Philosophy

Imagining drumbytes and logging in powwows: a history of community imagination in Canadian-based aboriginal new media art
Creator: Guglietti, Maria Victoria
Date: 2010
Degree Name: Doctor of Philosophy

An “anecdotic self-portrait”: strategies of disclosure in The Secret Life of Salvador Dali
Creator: Pine, Julia Margaret
Date: 2009
Degree Name: Doctor of Philosophy

Wyndham Lewis’s kulturkampf
Creator: Lafferty, David W.
Date: 2009
Degree Name: Doctor of Philosophy

John Thompson, Phyllis Webb, and the roots of the free-verse ghazal in Canada
Creator: Winger, Robert Sean
Date: 2009
Degree Name: Doctor of Philosophy