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Truth and Direction

I am never at a loss for what to read next. I receive suggestions for what to read from friends, supervisors, colleagues, bibliographies, works cited, and by seeing what is next to specific sources in the library. 539 more words


finding theory in unexpected places

The residents of Calgary know a lot about the power of water. In 2013, a combination of forces led to disastrous flooding as the Bow River breached its banks. 1,060 more words


Darth Plagueis: The Great White Shark of the Sith

While I was trying to think of a good ‘Theory Thursday’ post that related to the Shark Week theme, I realized that the connection didn’t necessarily have to be literal, as there are mysterious, looming, and extremely dangerous beings all over the Star Wars Galaxy. 412 more words

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Introducing ... Transnational Feminist Media Studies

I have to admit, I like reading theory.

I like reading the ‘classics’ and the ‘big names’ that make up a particular theoretical canon.

That being said, I think what I like even more is discovering something new (even if only to me!). 403 more words


Rey Skywalker?

One of the biggest questions still remaining in the wake of The Force Awakens is that of Rey’s parentage. A recent development from a confirmed Disney artist has all but confirmed what we all have hoped might be true – that Rey is in fact a Skywalker. 162 more words

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Speaking of Dialogue...

Of all the theories I have come across in my academic career, few have left the impression on me that Mikhail Bakhtin’s theory of dialogism has … and none have been longer. 454 more words

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bloggy bits

We’re full on into iceberg season, with the first IcebergFinder.com newsletter dropping into my inbox earlier this week and some sightings near to St. John’s. Further into Central Newfoundland, however – … 654 more words