An interview between the Canadian Journal of History/Annales Canadiennes d’Histoire and Jan Záhořík, author of “Czechoslovakia and Congo/Zaire under Mobutu, 1965-1980” (Part 1 of 2)

October 30, 2017

Written by the Canadian Journal of History/Annales Canadiennes d’Histoire Author Dr. Jan Záhořík Jan Záhořík is an Africanist who teaches at the department of Middle Eastern Studies at the University of West Bohemia in Pilsen. His article on the Cold War relationship between the former Czechoslovakia and Congo/Zaire is available in the latest issue of […]

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Attempting to Publish with Images of a Super™ Well-Known Intellectual Property

October 26, 2017

Written by guest blogger, Christopher B. Zeichmann. Image from Look Magazine 17 Feb 1940. Christopher B. Zeichmann, “Champion of the Oppressed: Redescribing the Jewishness of Superman as Populist Authenticity Politics.” Journal of Religion and Popular Culture 29.2 (Summer 2017) – now available to read here It’s exciting enough to get a manuscript accepted for publication, […]

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SONGS TO LISTEN TO WHILE READING MY ARTICLE

September 14, 2017

Written by guest blogger, Eric Spalding.   Eric-Spalding, University of the Fraser Valley Below is a playlist to listen to while reading my article on Canadian content regulations for commercial radio in the 1970s. I tried to think of favourite Canadian songs that I heard on the radio back in that decade, when I was […]

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Watchmen, Nostalgia, and Fascism; or, Rorschach Voted Trump (Part 2 of 2)

September 7, 2017

Written by guest blogger, Kathryn Imray.   READ PART ONE HERE The grown Rorschach’s enemies are ‘lechers,’ communists, liberals, the pampered and decadent, intellectuals, smooth-talkers, heroin users, child pornographers, homosexuals, politicians, ‘whores,’ women who have children by different fathers, and welfare cheats (1:1, 14 16, 19). Some rapists are not acceptable (4:23), others aren’t so […]

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Watchmen, Nostalgia, and Fascism; or, Rorschach Voted Trump (Part 1 of 2)

September 5, 2017

Written by guest blogger, Kathryn Imray. PART TWO NOW ONLINE Rorschach is the character I appreciate least in Alan Moore and Dave Gibbon’s Watchmen,* and I begrudgingly included him in my article for the Journal of Religion and Popular Culture on theodicies in Watchmen. To summarize my argument there, Rorschach represents the position that evil, […]

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The Official Secrets Act and the PICNIC Wiretapping Program

August 16, 2017

Written by guest blogger, Dennis Molinaro. *Dennis Molinaro’s upcoming article, “In the Field of Espionage, There’s No Such Thing as Peacetime”: The Official Secrets Act and the PICNIC Wiretapping Program”, will be available in the forthcoming issue of the Canadian Historical Review, Vol. 98, Issue 3 (2017). Author Dennis Molinaro whose article on The Official […]

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Orthodoxy in Dialogue

August 14, 2017

Written by guest blogger, Giacomo Sanfilippo.   Orthodoxy in Dialogue Orthodoxy in Dialogue, an online publication edited by three doctoral students in theological studies at Trinity College in the University of Toronto, is scheduled to launch on September 1 with a maiden article by the editors, “The State of Orthodox Theology Today.” The editorial committee […]

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Marking Ten years of UNDRIP in Indigenous Historical Perspectives

August 8, 2017

Written by guest blogger, Mary Jane Logan McCallum.   I was invited to write this blog in celebration of International Day of the World’s Indigenous People, August 9th. August 9th was chosen for this commemoration because on that day, in 1982, the UN Working Group on Indigenous Populations of the Sub-Commission on the Promotion and […]

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On Keeping Promises: Reading and Reviewing Brock and Swinton’s Disability in the Christian Tradition

August 3, 2017

Written by guest blogger, Michael Walker. Michael Walker, reviewer of “Disability in the Christian Tradition: a Reader by Brian Brock and John Swinton” which appears in Vol. 33, Issue 1 of the Toronto Journal of Theology. In February 2013, just as I started my comprehensive exams in systematic theology at the Toronto School of Theology, my […]

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When C. Wright Mills Worked for the Culture Industry

July 27, 2017

Written by guest blogger, Joseph Malherek. Joseph Malherek, author of “From the Ringstraße to Madison Avenue: Commercial Market Research and the Viennese Origins of the Mass-Culture Debate, 1941–6” which appears in Vol. 47, Issue 2 of the Canadian Review of American Studies. Known for monumental works in midcentury sociology such as White Collar, The Power […]

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