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Roj Means Sun
My thesis project, a 22-minute dramatic film, focuses on the life of ROJIN(12), a young Kurdish-Canadian girl who has just lost her father Agir in a battle in Iraqi Kurdistan. Throughout the film, we follow Rojin as she ...
Speaking Together: Exploring Discourses of 'Dutchness' in Language Learning, Voluntarism, and Active Citizenship
My dissertation examines everyday understandings of citizenship as expressed by voluntary Dutch language coaches in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Based on thirteen months of ethnographic research, the primary methods used ...
Language Use Affects How Much an Immigrant Earns
Recent immigrants tend to have good educations. However, their language use and the amount of time that they have spent in Canada can have an impact on their earnings.
"Family is Really All Over The Place:" Ethnic Identity Formation Within A Transnational Network
This dissertation explores the process of ethnic identity formation in immigrants from the Campania region of Italy who settled in Ontario (Canada) and Buenos Aires (Argentina) after the Second World War. It centres on the ...
Ghanaian Immigrants Use Religion to Affirm Their Identity
Ghanaian immigrants in Toronto use their churches not only for spiritual support, but also to form social networks and affirm their cultural identity. Racism causes some immigrants to turn to religion – which, in turn, can ...