The Spaces and Places of Canadian Popular Culture

Jennex, Craig and Hanley, David and Scobie, Niel and Cranston-Reimer, Sharlee and Joachim, Joana and Kannen, Victoria and Hudson, Audrey and Villamere, J. C. and Borden, Liz and Clarke, Dawne and Smith, Jocelyn and Ruehlicke, Andrea and Boisvert, Stéfany and Bélanger, Audrey and Lester, Peter and Braithwaite, Andrea and McMahon, James and Follert, Mike and Shyminsky, Neil and Mckee, Kristeen and Marchesseau, Nicole and Clement, Ryan. The Spaces and Places of Canadian Popular Culture. Toronto, Ontario ; Vancouver, British Columbia: Canadian Scholars, 2019.

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Abstract (English)

"An exclusively Canadian textbook, this collection investigates the relationships between identity, geography, and popular culture that are produced and consumed in this sprawling country. Expanding beyond the clichés of friendliness and snow, this text provides a fresh perspective on what it means to be Canadian, both nationally and transnationally. Scholars look at historical subjects like Quebecois identity and Indigenous self-representation and explore issues in contemporary media, including music, film, television, comic books, video games, and social media. From Drake to the Tragically Hip, Trailer Park Boys to The Amazing Race Canada, and poutine to maple syrup, mainstream icons and trends are studied in the interdisciplinary context of race, gender, sexuality, politics, and patriotism. Contributing to the location of Canadian popular culture, this unique resource will engage students and scholars of communication studies, cultural studies, and Canadian studies." -- Publisher's web site.

Types: Anthologies, essays, collections
All Contributors: Kannen, Victoria (Editor); Shyminsky, Neil (Editor); Jennex, Craig (Author); Hanley, David (Author); Scobie, Niel (Author); Cranston-Reimer, Sharlee (Author); Joachim, Joana (Author); Kannen, Victoria (Author); Hudson, Audrey (Author); Villamere, J. C. (Author); Borden, Liz (Author); Clarke, Dawne (Author); Smith, Jocelyn (Author); Ruehlicke, Andrea (Author); Boisvert, Stéfany (Author); Bélanger, Audrey (Author); Lester, Peter (Author); Braithwaite, Andrea (Author); McMahon, James (Author); Follert, Mike (Author); Shyminsky, Neil (Author); Mckee, Kristeen (Author); Marchesseau, Nicole (Author); Clement, Ryan (Author); [et alii]
Collation: xxvi, 361 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
ISBN: 9781773381428
Language of Publication: English
Publishers: Toronto, Ontario ; Vancouver, British Columbia: Canadian Scholars
Artists: Ware, Syrus Marcus; et alii
Copyright Statement: 2019 Victoria Kannen, Neil Shyminsky, and Canadian Scholars
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Contents: "We weren't mean to be sing this music": Vag Halen's queer feminist covers / Craig Jennex -- Defining and redefining Québécoic identity: Quebec cinema in the 21st century / David Hanley -- Translocality and the articulation of a Jamaican/Canadian identity in the music of Michee Mee / Niel Scobie -- Being Canada: Joe's rant, nationalism, whiteness, and the illustion of neutrality, then and now / Sharlee Cranston-Reimer -- Syrus Marcus Ware: #BlackLivesMatter, and "artivism" in Canada / Joana Joachim -- Loving and loathing on Schitt's Creek: how representations of emotion, identities, and nation matter / Victoria Kannen -- Integrating black lives in education: black lives matter freedom school / Audrey Hudson -- A read on Canada Reads / J.C. Villamere -- Non/monogamies in Canadian children's picture books / Liz Borden -- "I'm a criminal ... it's all I know": comedy, crime, and critical thinking in Trailer Park Boys / Dawne Clarke -- From "one nation under gord" to #WeTheNorth: whose Canada peaked? / Jocelyn Smith -- "This beautiful land we can all proudly call home": The Amazing Race Canada and the maintenance of national myths / Andrea Ruehlicke -- Canadian popular culture and the many "faces" of TV formats / Stéfany Boisvert and Audrey Bélanger -- The boundaries of national cinema: international co-productions and Canadian film culture / Peter Lester -- The Canadian genre film as cultural commentary / Andrea Braithwaite -- Under the shadows of Hollywood: the politcal economy of Canadian cinema / James McMahon -- Burying the past: indigeneity and the Canadian horror canon / Mike Follert -- The greatest Canadian superhero there never was: Kao-kuk "the Eskimo astronaut" / Neil Shyminsky -- Sounds Canadian? familiar voices in an exaggerated Canada: exploring the sound world of Chilly Beach / Kristeen McKee -- Red, white, and grey: double double land un-defining Canadian popular culture / Nicole Marchesseau -- Playing Canadian: a brief history of tabletop games in Canada / Ryan Clement -- Canadian indie video games: more than locations, landmarks, and loonies / Aaron Langille -- Stereo/types: female DJs and the token/gimmick binary / Maren Hancock -- The beat of culture: teaching Quebec culture through music / Yvonne Völkl -- Ramping up Canadian disability culture / Kelly Fritsch -- Canadian pop in the digital age: pioneering pathways to stardom and representation via Justin Bieber / Melissa Avdeeff -- Canadian crybabies: radical softness, feminized fan publics, and the politics of Carly Rae Jepsen / Andi Schwartz and Morgan Bimm -- Gender matters at the centennial Calgary stampede parade / Kimberly A. Williams -- "Wanna hang out at the mall and catch a movie?": the disposability of the West Edmonton Mall Multiplex / Ian Fitzgerald -- The "funny" thing about food allergies ... in Canadian media culture / Janis Goldie -- Consuming popular culture and politics in beer / Lori A. Crowe -- Hockey invented Canada: Questioning the myths of manufactured nationalism / Tyler Shipley.

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Date Deposited: 14 Nov 2019 21:31
Last Modified: 15 Nov 2019 15:34
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