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The Pearl Of The Prairies: The History Of The Winnipeg Filipino Community, Jon G. Malek Mar 2019

The Pearl Of The Prairies: The History Of The Winnipeg Filipino Community, Jon G. Malek

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Canadian historical and national narratives often prize the creation of “White Canada” through immigration from European nations. Significant movements of people from the Asia-Pacific region often get left out of these narratives, even though Asian populations have been in Canada as long as white settlers. Furthermore, the growing body of Asian Canadian literature itself has developed a tunnel vision for East and South Asian immigrants, neglecting myriad other groups from regions such as Southeast Asia. While Chinese, Japanese, and South Asian immigrants have dominated immigration from Asia until recently, other groups such as Filipinos have long been living and working ...


Supernova: Performing Race, Hybridity And Expanding The Geographical Imagination, Raheleh Saneie Apr 2018

Supernova: Performing Race, Hybridity And Expanding The Geographical Imagination, Raheleh Saneie

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This thesis attempts to explore the many socio-political, temporal and spatial factors that contribute to the formation of cultural identity. Through my video work, SuperNova, I examine how race is performed and the discursive structures that contribute to the process of racialization. The core question that is central to this thesis is how race is performed and the potential benefits and drawbacks of this performance. In chapter one, I explore how whiteness is performed and how racial hierarchies are maintained through performance. I critique the Aryan race discourse that is a part pf Iranian nationalist discourse of identity. In chapter ...


Voces, Silencios, Ambigüedades Y Fantasmagorías En El Espacio Transafricano De La Narrativa De Viajes Del Siglo Xix, Dorismel Diaz Jan 2015

Voces, Silencios, Ambigüedades Y Fantasmagorías En El Espacio Transafricano De La Narrativa De Viajes Del Siglo Xix, Dorismel Diaz

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It has been discussed that the manipulation of the image of the afrodiasporic communities in Nineteenth Century travel narratives accounts for the implementation of certain ideological practices when they were intended to be narrated. This thesis argues that the depiction of the afrodiasporic experience functions as a dual and ambiguous mechanism in which the textual incorporation of the population entails at the same time their exclusion. However, it not only reflects on the representation of black people; it also seeks to explore this ambivalence within the contact zones as well as the discursive patterns used to depict them during the ...