Major Research Papers

Major Research Papers Titles

2016

Joshua Trichilo:
Fire in the Snow: Political Resistance in the Editing of Kawabata's Snow Country from Pre-Sino-Japanese Conflict to Post-WWII Occupation


Mark Terry:
The Evolution of the Documentary Film as an Instrument of Social Change


Carmen Ramirez:
Towards the Development of a Canadian Latina  Evangélica  Liberation Theology: What can be borrowed from the South?


Janet Seow:
Doll Play and Formation of Self-Identity: A Study of Black Girls’ Lived Experiences in Toronto


Abid Mirza:
AHMADIYYA SECT IN ISLAM


Janice Anderson:
DisMANtling Mastercodes: A Gyne-logical Intervention Towards Human Sorority


Christine Nguyen:
Making Art in the Everyday: Virginia Woolf’s Jacob’s Room and Vanessa Bell’s Still Life Paintings


Adwoa Afful:
Redrawing the Cartographies of Afrodiaspora through Feminist Afrofuturism


Shaunasea Brown:
I am not my hair, eh!: Exploring the Politics of Black Women’s Hair in Canada

2015

Alexander Manzoni:
Flags to Riches: the New World and Economic National Consciousness in Early Modern England


Stephanie Todd:
Shakespeare's Tempest as a Meditation on Power


Chevy Eugene:
The Ideology of Caribbean Integration: Arts Development Model


Thi Van Diep:

Poignant Terrains: Perception, Meaning Making, and the Creation of Transcendental Landscapes


Andrew Cantarutti:
HAPPY IN FLUX: The Role of Happiness in Utopian Literature


Forrest Johnson:
Clytemnestra’s Space: Gendered Space in Greek Tragedy and Victorian Literature


Carmen Ramirez:
Towards the Development of a Canadian Latina  Evangélica  Liberation Theology: What can be borrowed from the South?

2014

Kaziwa Abdulkadir:
From Indigenous Post-migration Genocide Culture


Marlee Mozeson:
Maintenance of Identity in Canada's Small Jewish Communities: A Focus on the Prairie Provinces


Roland Shainidze:
A Child of the Times: Post-Secularization, New Age Movements and Toronto’s Universal Oneness Church


Monireh Mohammadi:
The Pardoxes of Representation


Tiffany Jarvis:
Sex, Semen, and Salvific Eating


Melanie Marjadsingh:
The Thin Line Between Law and Pop Culture: An Exploration into the Media’s Influence on Society, Narrative, and Legal Culture


Angie Wong:
Phenomenological Wanderings: Deep Reality in Heidegger and Daoist Philosophy (道家)


Simran Saini:
Negotiating Womanhood: Making Meaning of my Gatka


Barry Germansky:
The Generational Gaze: Nicholas Ray's Anti-Capitalist Rebellion through the Development of a New Film Syntax


Debra Danilewitz:
The Therapeutic Value of Children's Picture Books: How Picture Books Matter


Sean Steele:
Finding the Cosmic Centre: The Transcendental Ground of Classical Greece in a Morphological History


Joel Starkman:
Robert Crumb’s Genesis Illustrated: Is it Commentary? An Ad Fontes Visual Verbatim Deconstruction of the Biblical Visual Canon


Christopher Satoor:
“A Part” of this World: Deleuze and the Logic of Creation


Shoshana Elaharar:
Philo’s Portrayal of Moses


Cam Van Luong:
Immorality as Punishment - Some Cautionary Motifs and Narratives

2013

Loughlin Adams Murphy:
A Critical Analysis of American Rhetoric and Propaganda in the Aftermath of 9/11


Edward Atkinson:
The Problem of the Historical Judas


Dylan DeJong:
Eyes of Reason: Visual Metaphors in Two Genealogies of the The Philosophy of Metaphor


Konstantinos Economou:
Landmark Films of the 70s: Capitalism, Masculinity and Violence


Rachel Falconer:
The Spirit of Social Evangelical Reform:  Social Gospel 1890’s - 1930’s


Tracey Holzhueter:
Identity & Memory in Switzerland: How History Museums in Basel, Bern, and Zürich Create Regional and National Identities


Alex Hurezeanu:
Apocalypse and Utopia: Hope After the Bombs


Alexandra Jocic:
The Paradox of the Modern Subject: An Analysis of 19th and 20th Century European and Japanese Literature


Rokisha Lewis:
Obesityas risk and resistance among black women in the Americas


Ryan Maharaj: 
The Thunderbolt of Zeus: Adaptations and Manifestations


Jilynn Quek:
An Adventurer Like You: Heroic Quests in the Video Game Medium


Sarah Sackville-McLauchlan:
Truth, Trust and Revelation: Unmasking Justice and Ontological Security in Phantom of the Opera Fanfiction


Jing Xu:
The Contentious Chinese-Russian Friendship in Harbin from 1898 to 1917

2012

Dawn Anthony:

Lucius, Trimalchio and Modern Ideology: A discourse on the position of freedmen in Roman society


Shannon Higson:
Ethical Freedom in Spinoza and Hegel


Andrei Hociung:
The Compassionate Death in The Romanian Version of The Testament of Abraham and the Destructive Thanatos in The Greek Testament of Abraham


Denise Handlarski:
The Postcolonial Law


Hannah Jocelyn:
Unsettled: Border-Crossiing Women Writers Elizabeth Hay and Jane Rule


Jonathan Jaffit:
Sectarianism, Sexism and Strife: Criticism, Defense and Praise of the Teshuvah Movement


Margaret Keresteci:
Beauty in the Eye of the Beholder: The Case of the Circassian Harem Slave


Tehmina Khan: Swati Women's Quest for an Identity


Matthew Kirshenblatt:
The Spirit of Herodotus in Gaiman and Moore: Narrative Spaces and their Relationships in Mythic World-Building


Marva Milo:
Gender and Genre in Two Accounts of World War II


Ilona Molnar:
Translation at the Nation’s Borders: Gendering the Proper Name in Hungarian Fiction


Jason Rothery:
A Tale of Two Trilogies: Severing the Star Wars Saga


Noa Yaari:
Personal Contexts in Leonardo da Vinci's Portrait of Ginevra de' Benci

2011

Elise Loterman: 
Past, Present, and Future: Women in Positions of Religious Communal Leadership in the Jewish Community


Niloufar Motaref:
One Myth, Two Stories


Joe Oryshak: 
Gauging The Current Canonical Status of the Pericope Adulterae


Evan Radford:
Synthesizing the Jewish Nation with Religion: An Analysis and Examination of Religious Zionism in Interwar America


Susan Rajendran: 
The Universal and The Particular in the Philosophy of Rabindranath Tagore


Andrea C. Valente: 
Testimonies of a Life in Translation: [Self]-Representation, Discourse and Memory in Olga Benario’s Auto/biography and Film

2010

Robert Beghetto: 
The Subjective Identity in an Absurd World: An Examination of the Modern Outsider Within Italo Svevo’s Zeno’s Conscience


Camille -Esther Beniluz: 
Gonzalo de Berceo: A Labovian Analysis of Antisemitic Discourse in the Milagros de Nuestra Señora


Hannah Biesterfeld:
The Role of the Vatican at the United Nations


Chris Bond:
The Isle of Brutus and the ‘Other’ Trojan War: Vernacular Narratives of the Trojan War in late Mediaeval England


Gorcin Dizdar:
The Symbols of the Stecak Stones


Daniel M. Held:
The Historical Development of the Jewish Prayer for the Government: From a Plea for Protection to the Hope of Contribution


Bernhard Isopp:
Instrumentalism And Constructivism

Stacey Kirpichova:
“There’s An App for That: Living as Cyborgs, Version 2010”


Johan MacKechnie:
Images of Christian Thought: Representation of Moors and Jews in Las Cantigas de Santa Maria with an Emphasis on Aristotelian and Spinozean Reflection


Jonathan Milesvky:
The Üvermensch and the Prophet: Divergent Philosophies, Congruent Practices


Martin Parrot:
The Volatile Hermes: A Critique of Frances A. Yates’ Approach to the History of Renaissance and Early Modern Hermeticism


William Urban:
Freedom qua Spontaneity: The Lacanian Subject in the Critique of Pure Reason


Merin Xavier:
Women in Contemporary South Asian Sufism: Gender, Embodiment, and Ritual Performances

2009

Patrick Bois:
Triptych Re-Mythologization of Love, Animals, and Adolescence in the Work of Collette


Giovanna (Joanne) Ferrara:
Love and Democracy in Light of Spinoza’s Seven Dogmas


Serhiy Hleybman:
Binding of Isaac in Rabbinical and Early Christian Literature


Matthew Kaufman:
Menorah Journal: Progressive Era Evolution, Social Science, and Jewish Americanization in New York


Karen Levy:
The Fragmented Life of Daniel Levi (aka. Miguel) de Barrios (1635-1701) Spanish Emigré and Ex-converso, Popular Poet and Playwright


Steve Nesbitt:
Alexander Pope’s Poetical Cosmogeny: Homer, Imagination and the Enlightenment


Shameela Zaman:
Gendered Nationalism(s): Female Political Participation within Hindutva


Ivan Zhavoronkov:
Symbolism in Freidrich Nietzsche’s “Thus Spoke Zarathustra”

2008

Mark Christopher Ambrogio:
Nineteenth Century Gothic Revival Ecclesiastical Architecture in London, Ontario, As it Relates to its Liturgical Use


Paula Anderton:
The Science fiction of Marie Coralli


Terry Boyd-Zhang:
An Examination of the Cross-Cultural Reception of “Ancient Melodies” by Ling Shuhua (1900-1990)


Canina Clifford:
The Ladder as a Religious Metaphor in Medieval Mystic Literature


Justin Derry:
Freedom of Critique, Cosmopolitanism and Posthumanist Ethical Hospitality


Andrea DiFebo:
The Transformative Role of the University During the Scottish Enlightenment


Madalina Hubert:
To Delight and to Instruct: The Power of Literature to Affect Readers Lives


Jane Hudson:
"We got These Houses through Garbage": An analysis of public discourses of landfill scavenging are managed in two Brazilian gleaners’ construction of self through narrative discourse


Cynthia Klinowski:
Popular Culture Bewitched: Revealing the Secular Witch in Western Media Narratives


Kelley Power:
Communicative Actions and the Relationship Between Aboriginal and Non-Aboriginal Peoples in Canada


Concetta Principe:
The Making of Americans as Trauma Writing


Naghmeh Saffrian Pour:
Women Mystics in Jami’s “Nafahat al-Uns”


Adele Spraggon:
Imagery in Depth Psychology: Exploring the Effect of the Goddess on the Psyche


Christina Sulmona:
The “Uncanny” Cyborg is Not Dead

2007

Patricia Allen:
Dreams and Healing in Ancient Greece


Erika Grogan:
Humanism’s Papal Protector Nicholas V:  Scholar, Builder, Spiritual Leader


Alicia Grudzinskas:
Constantine and the Securion Legislation


Kara Hardin:
A Tentative Beginning Towards Happily Ever After: The Development of Romantic Love in Renaissance Italy


Jen Hyland:
“Take a Look, it’s in a Book”: Identity, the Body, and the Reader


Catherine Legault:
“Nimmi-culture”: War and New World Discourse in Canadian Fiction – “The Stone Carvers,” “Three Day Road” and “No Great Mischief”


Alexander Makar:
Evangelicalism and Film Culture: A Modern Expression of the Entrepreneurial Evangelical Inheritance


Sahar Rizvi:
Narratives of Martyrdom: Shia Mourning Rituals and the Poetical Manifestation of “Nohay/Marsiyeh” (Chapter 1 & 2)


Adina Siperman:
The Birth of the Hero


Elana Winick:
The Old Ball and Chain Straps her Man to the Bedpost: The Dominant Woman in Classical Society

2006

Louisa Deleo:
Adam and Eve: A Social Metaphor


Yedida Eisenstat:
A Study of Ezekiel 8-11 in its Ancient Near Eastern Context


Jonas Granfosky:
The Message:  Political Rhetoric in Hip-Hop


Carla Ionescu:
The Christian Goddess


Sara Kun:
Three Victorian Scientists and their Investigations into the Phenomena of Spiritualism


Kady Shear:
Encephalitis Films of the 1920’s and 1930’s