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Arendt’s Theory of Political Action
Posted on Oct 19th, 2017
When Dr. Trevor Tchir defended his dissertation at the University of Alberta on German political theorist Hannah Arendt (1906 – 1975), he thought his research on the Jewish prisoner of war was over. However, a resurgence of right wing populism in Europe and North America,
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Decolonizing and Indigenizing the Academy
Posted on Feb 17th, 2017
The Shingwauk Residential Schools Centre (SRSC), housed in the East Wing of Algoma University’s campus, is an invaluable research resource for residential school Survivors, students, academics, and community members. Third-year student Skylee-Storm Hogan has worked in the SRSC for almost two years,
Stephen Mallinger Live in Recital this Sunday
Posted on Feb 15th, 2017
Algoma University invites you to Stephen Mallinger, live in recital, on Sunday, February 19th at 3:00pm in the Shingwauk Auditorium.
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Ornithologist Fills Knowledge Gap on Birds
Posted on Dec 22nd, 2016
Dr. Jennifer Foote has taken the title of bird watcher to an extreme. From studying the sounds, songs, and behavioral habits of the winged species, Foote is in every sense, a bird watcher extraordinaire, who has dedicated her post-secondary studies and academic career to ornithology.
Research Restores George Whalley’s Place in History
Posted on Dec 22nd, 2016
Dr. Michael John DiSanto of the English Department has devoted the majority of his academic career to the lives and works of literary luminaries Joseph Conrad and D. H. Lawrence. However, a conversation in the fall of 2009 with his undergraduate mentor,
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Mapping the ‘Food Deserts’
Posted on Dec 22nd, 2016
Since 2008, Dr. Nairne Cameron, Associate Professor in the Department of Geology and Geography at Algoma University, has been an important voice in Sault Ste. Marie for food security. Her research has helped raise awareness about the various problems facing the Northern Ontario community in regards to food access.
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Finding Inspiration in Northern Ontario
Posted on Dec 22nd, 2016
Initially, Professor Andrea Pinheiro had no plans to move to Northern Ontario. Like many other aspiring artists, her younger self had set her sights on the trendy Canadian west coast, where she would earn her undergraduate and graduate degrees before setting up a permanent studio to develop her works.
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Research Helps those with ALS Communicate
Posted on Dec 22nd, 2016
Nestled in the bottom floor of the West Wing lies one of the many hidden gems of Algoma University. Tucked away in the back corner, in the former art studio spaces, are the computer science faculty offices along with the Brain Computer-Interface Lab,