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Associate Professor and Chair of Religion and Culture
Areas of Expertise: African Diaspora; African Caribbean religion; Religion and immigration; African Canadian; Religion and popular culture; Caribbean religion and culture; African-Canadians
Biography: Research Interests: …
Contract Academic Staff
Areas of Expertise: feminist theory; contemporary Paganism; environmental ethics; disability studies; popular culture; women and religion
519 884 0710 ext.3626
Associate Professor, Musicology
Areas of Expertise: Art music of the twentieth century; 1920s-40s German music; Popular music; Cross-cultural influences in high art music; Medievalism in contemporary music and popular culture; Post-colonialism and music; feminism and music;
Biography: Dr. Kirsten Yri received her MA and PhD in musicology from the State University of New York at Stony Brook after completing a BMus in Music History and Literature at University of Victoria, and an ARCT in piano performance from the Royal Conservatory of…
519 884-0710 ext.2481
Areas of Expertise: Health and Risk Communication; Cultural Studies of Science and Medicine; Influenza in the media, historically and present; Popular Culture; Media Monintoring and Analysis; Queer media studies;
Biography: Dr. Penelope Ironstone is an interdisciplinary scholar with degrees in Directed Interdisciplinary Studies (B.A. Hons., Carleton University, 1991), Comparative Literary Studies (M.A., Carleton University, 1993), and Social & Political Thought (Ph.D.,…