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  • Media Art Other - Episode 3 

    Ouellette, Troy (2021-06-09)
    In this third episode, I am pleased to present Sound Artist and Researcher Kevin Curtis-Norcross. Over the course of his career, he has captured forest ecologies in 18 countries over the past 40 years. From Sweden to central ...
  • Media Art Other - Episode 2 

    Ouellette, Troy (2021-06-03)
    In this second episode, I present Curator, Dr. Corinna Ghaznavi. Dr. Corinna Ghaznavi, is an independent curator and freelance writer. Since 1997 she has curated exhibitions across Canada. Her writing has been published ...
  • Media Art Other - Episode 1 

    Unknown author (2021-06-02)
    In this first episode, I present Artist and Researcher David Bobier. David has worked in the field of disability art for decades. As a hard-of-hearing and (dis)abled media artist, his creative practice is centred on ...
  • The Marzamemi Maritime Heritage Project: from the seabed to the museum and beyond 

    Leidwanger, Justin; Greene, Elizabeth S.; Repola, Leopoldo; Sgroi, Farbizio (2021)
    The Marzamemi Maritime Heritage Project is a collaborative excavation, survey and heritage management initiative along south-east Sicily focusing on long-term structures of human interaction from prehistory through classical ...
  • unboxing the cannon - Episode 8: Appropriation and Copying 

    Steer, Linda (2020-11-25)
    In this episode, “Appropriation & Copying,” I take a look at the ways in which artists refer to the work of their predecessors through copying and appropriation. Art instruction uses copying as a method to learn. In addition, ...
  • unboxing the cannon - Episode 7: Musing on Museums 

    Steer, Linda (2020-11-04)
    This episode, called “Musing on Museums,” takes a look at the history of the modern Western museum and considers what stories museums tell and how. From wunderkammern and other private collections to the British Museum and ...
  • unboxing the cannon - Episode 6: Light and Luxe 

    Steer, Linda (2020-10-21)
    In this episode, called “Light and Luxe,” we take a look at the connections between Dutch painting, trade, and luxury during the so-called “Dutch Golden Age” of painting. We will focus on post-1650 genre painting as well ...
  • unboxing the cannon - Episode 5: Taken from the Headlines 

    Steer, Linda (2020-10-07)
    “Taken from the Headlines” considers European history painting, its roots and its legacies. What exactly are history paintings? And why are they significant in the canon of Western art? In this episode of “Unboxing the ...
  • unboxing the cannon - Episode 4: Swallowed Whole 

    Steer, Linda (2020-09-30)
    In this episode, called “Swallowed Whole,” Dr. Steer considers Gothic cathedrals as an art form and examines their relationship to European power structures. The episode begins with the earliest Christian art, in the ...
  • Im/migrant Passages: Crossing Visual, Spatial and Textual Boundaries - Im/migrations : passages visuels, spatiaux et textuels 

    Colella, Carmela; El-Hoss, Tamara; Parayre, Catherine (Small Walker Press, 2020)
    To emigrate is to leave, to immigrate is to arrive and stay, to migrate is to move, often as a result of forced displacement. Most emigrants, immigrants, migrants and/or refugees frequently face difficult, if not heartbreaking ...
  • unboxing the cannon - Episode 3: Tear Down the Monuments! 

    Steer, Linda (2020-09-23)
    This episode takes a look at the history of monuments and examines some of the issues surrounding monuments today. It considers the history of the Robert E Lee monument Richmond Virginia, its signification in relation to ...
  • Foreword Podcast - S1E1 Viking Culture 

    Innes, Alison; McDonald, Andrew; Somerville, Angus (Brock University, Faculty of Humanities, 2020-07-01)
    What image comes to mind when you hear the word Vikings? A violent warrior society, raiding and pillaging? A seafaring people trading and migrating across vast distances of the North Atlantic? Vikings have a hold on the ...
  • unboxing the cannon - Episode 2: Reversing the Gaze 

    Steer, Linda (2020-09-16)
    In this episode we examine contemporary Cree artist Kent Monkman's diptych mistikôsiwak on view now at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. The monumental paintings were completed in 2019 and are called Welcoming ...
  • unboxing the cannon - Episode 1: Revealing a Portrait 

    Steer, Linda (2020-09-09)
    Episode 1, “Revealing a Portrait”, considers what the canon of art history is and looks to a painting by contemporary African American artist Titus Kaphar to consider what it excludes. It also addresses the notion of ...
  • Rethinking the Diegetic-Nondiegetic Distinction in the Film Musical 

    Penner, Nina (University of Illinois Press, 2017)
    This paper exposes problems with the diegetic/nondiegetic distinction as a means of describing film-musical numbers. Tracing the use of these terms from Plato to present-day cinema studies, the author identifies a divergence ...
  • Intentions in Theory and Practice 

    Penner, Nina (Oxford University Press, 2018)
    The ‘intentional fallacy’ and pronouncements of the ‘death of the author’ supported the hermeneutical flights of fancy that characterized the ‘New Musicology’ of the 1980s and early 1990s, but mesh less well with more ...
  • Opera Singing and Fictional Truth 

    Penner, Nina (Wiley Subscription Services, Inc, 2013)
    This paper concerns the ontological status and authorship of the music in opera, refining and expanding the work of Edward T. Cone (1989) and Peter Kivy (1991, 1994). Their proposal that opera characters live in a world ...
  • Composures 

    Parayre, Catherine (Small Walker Press, 2020)
    A collection of brief contributions on the theme of care by members of the Research Centre in Interdisciplinary Arts and Creative Culture at the Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts, in the Centre for Studies ...
  • Inland 

    Serfas, Shawn (Small Walker Press and Salon für Kunstbuch, 2019)
    Shawn Serfas grew up exploring the northern reaches of Saskatchewan’ lakes and river systems Saskatchewan. Although initially drawn to an academic career in the environmental sciences, Serfas pursued Fine Arts and Art ...
  • The Quarry 

    Dickinson, Adam; Bourgeois, Lorène (Small Walker Press and Salon für Kunstbuch, 2019)
    In the Fall of 2018, the Small Walker Press invited poet Adam Dickinson and artist Lorène Bourgeois to walk through a former landfill (1976-2001), the Glenridge Quarry Naturalization Site. Located on the Niagara Escarpment, ...

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