Wilfrid Laurier University Graduate Calendar - 2007/2008
Canadian Excellence

CQ612
[Trans] National Identities, New Media/tions and the Place of the Public
0.5 Credit

The course explores changing relationships between communications technologies and national identities with a particular emphasis on Canada. Key concepts such as the nation, national territory, the mediation of personal and social identity, publics and public spheres, globalization, cosmopolitanism, transnationalism, and diaspora are considered.