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Un document inédit sur l’anthroponymie des Marches en 1312
(York University, 2009)
Dans une source historique de type fiscal inédite, écrite en 1312 à Cagli, petite ville italienne de la région des Marches située sur l’antique Via Flaminia, il y a les noms de tous les chefs de famille du territoire communal. ...
Essays on Inequality and Productivity Growth Decomposition
In this dissertation I analyze the effect of globalization on income inequality and aggregate productivity growth. In the first two chapters I develop a theoretical model to study the effect of international trade and ...
Modeling Of Magneto-Mechanical Response Of Magnetorhological Elastomers Having Different Arrangement Of Magnetic Particles
A model describing the magneto-mechanical properties of magnetorheological elastomers (MREs) under an external magnetic field and a mechanical shear deformation is presented. The main purpose of the present study is to ...
Gas Thruster Calibration For Satellite Simulators On An Air Bearing Table
This paper covers a simple method of calibration for gas thrusters for the application of simulated space flight. Gas thrusters are a common means of controlling spacecraft, and proper calibration of such thrusters is ...
What Isn't There: Imaging Palestine
What Isn’t There is a research project that considers the possibility of creating an image of Palestine by documenting the 418 Palestinian villages that were erased with the establishment of the State of Israel. The work ...
Beside Oneself: Towards a Participatory Feminist Art Practice
Comprised of a research paper and the presentation of a performance, my dissertation in studio-based visual art is part of a larger discussion about the role of art and the viewer-participant within social and political ...
Rhythm and the Monstrous: A Diary Manifesto for Oil Painters
The invisible threads that form identity politics are especially messy today. Through the lens of a transnational/intersectional/feminist sensibility, my thesis paper and body of work weaves influences from both visual ...
Bodies, inclusive of flesh|bodies and object|bodies, show the wear brought upon them by physical labour; the particularity of their history engrained upon the skin|surface of both sentient and non-sentient entities. Although ...
Nice to "Meet" You
This paper accompanies the key manifestation of my research at York University: the solo thesis exhibition entitled, Nice to ‘Meet’ You, installed at Gales Gallery from March 30th to April 3rd, 2015. My research explores ...
Resistance of Hidden Voices
Most women, in my home country, Iran, mainly from lower and middle classes, do not have the same opportunities as women here in Canada. They are struggling even in their daily lives. One of the main reasons for this resides ...
Dubious Cosmology: A Photo/Sculptural Rendition of Landscape and Modern Myth
Dubious Cosmology is a series of photographs and sculptures that examine the visual portrayal of landscape and science fiction in contemporary Western culture. The work considers why human beings feel the need to have a ...
Encountering This: Orange Peel and Onion Skin
Attention with care given to the other is at the core of my practice. Encountering This; Orange Peel and Onion Skin contains accounts of encounters with this and considers my relationship and understanding of this. This ...
Legal Anarchism: Does Existence Need to Be Regulated by the State
This thesis asks does existence need to be regulated by the State? The answer relies on legal anarchism, an interdisciplinary, particularly criminal law and philosophy, and unconventional research project based on multiple ...
Development, Capitalists and Extractive Rent: Class Struggles in Venezuela and Ecuador
Through a relational class perspective, this dissertation compares the evolution of the development models in Venezuela and Ecuador since the 1970s to better understand the significance of the recent turn to the left. Based ...
“The Theory and History of Genocide”
(Taylor and Francis, 2004)
The Search For Lost Grrrls (2001)
(Glendon College Creative Writing and Dramatic Arts Program, 2001-11-29)
Archival file for the Glendon College production of The Search For Lost Grrrls, directed by Noemie Olibera-Dorn. The play was performed November 29 to Decem,ber 1, 2001.
Compassion and Inhumanity: Early Warning and Conflict Management - The Case of Rwanda
(Centre for Refugee Studies, York University, 2009)
“Preventive, Palliative, or Punitive? Safe Spaces in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Somalia, and Sri Lanka”
(Oxford University Press, 2003)
Some safe havens and protected areas are safer than others for internally displaced persons situated in war zones. The research presented compares three such areas: the 'safe cities' of Bosnia-Herzegovina, a UN-sanctioned ...
“Settling Like a State: Acehnese Refugees in Vancouver”
(Oxford University Press, 2006)
In Canada, the phenomenon of urban refugees is largely an expression of state-managed practices, not spontaneous migration and settlement. This study focuses on the distinctly North American, and specifically Canadian, ...