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An Orwellian Dystopia?

The following observations are drawn from an essay I am drafting on surveillance culture, George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four and the Investigatory Powers Act 2016, flavoured with a little more entertaining gusto than I would put in an academic paper. 303 more words

Opinion

What language do I speak?

A translingual approach entails respecting multilingual writing, not making foreign languages “secondary,” and ultimately a classroom where difference is respected. Makes sense to me. From what I’ve read on the subject from Trimbur, Lu, Anzaldua, and others, a translingual approach has much to do with the self: students who speak English as a second, or third, language might tend to find their home language less viable academically–Less important. 421 more words

Writing

Todd Chrisley Fears Daughter Savannah Is Dating a 'Hoe Hound' in NBA's Chandler Parsons

Savannah Chrisley has a new man in her life — and her father Todd has a few opinions about the budding relationship.

Sitting down with… 405 more words

Celebrity

cfp by Feb 27: 2017 Indigenous Research Student Symposium

2017 Indigenous Research Student Symposium

CALL FOR PRESENTERS
(8 Positions available)

Submission Deadline: Monday February 27th

Dear U of T graduate and undergraduate students,

Following last year’s success of the 2016 Indigenous Research Student Symposium; we are seeking the participation of graduate and undergraduate students (Indigenous and non-Indigenous) who would like to present their research or community work at this year’s 2017 Indigenous Research Student Symposium(IRSS)on March 6th from 1-4pm at the University of Toronto, OISE Library. 271 more words

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