Dr. Glenn Deer
Dr. Glenn Deer completed his B.A. (Honours) at the University of Alberta and his M.A. and Ph.D. at York University, Toronto. His early interests were in contemporary poetry and phenomenological poetics and he wrote his M.A. thesis on Robert Creeley. Longspoon Press published a collection of his poetry in 1982. During his Ph.D. research, after completing comprehensive exams in Renaissance Literature, Rhetoric and Critical Theory, and Canadian Literature, he began to focus on discourse studies, the rhetoric of power in narrative fiction, and postmodernism and Canadian Literature. After completing his Ph.D. at York in 1987, he joined the English Department at the University of British Columbia to teach in the areas of rhetoric and Canadian Literature. McGill-Queen’s University Press published his study of ideology and discourse in Canadian fiction in 1994, Postmodern Canadian Fiction and the Rhetoric of Authority.
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Recollective: Vancouver Independent Archives Week 2018/2019
How to Build a Responsive Community Archive
Who gets to be remembered? Who must fight not to be forgotten? Community archives from traditionally/still racialized and marginalized communities are in danger of being lost due to neglect, under funding, and lack of resources. This panel linked scholars and activists who rely on the preservation of these vulnerable materials to explore intersecting histories of race, migration, power, and memory.
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