Language and indigenous polarization in Canada (Lecture)

From 05.07.2021 12:00 to 05.07.2021 12:45 (your local time)

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Abstract

Canada is a country known by its resilience of pro-immigration policies and constitutional support for multi-culturalism. However, this is within the context of a language divide between the dominant English language and the minoritarian French language, and a system that has long discriminated first nations. This module will highlight these divides in Canadian society. 

Required Literature

Coulthard, G. S. (2007). Subjects of empire: Indigenous peoples and the ‘politics of recognition’in Canada. Contemporary political theory, 6(4), 437-460.
Medeiros, Mike. “Not just about Quebec: accounting for Francophones’ attitudes towards Canada.” French Politics 15, no. 2 (2017): 223-236.

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About the lecturer

Prof. Daniel Stockemer is working as a full professor of Comparative Politics at the University of Ottawa and has been working at said university since 2010. He studied Political Science at the University of Connecticut and the University of Mannheim. He received his Ph.D. in 2010 in Connecticut and started working at the University of Ottawa in the department of Comparative Politics. He is working and researching in the fields of comparative politics, political behavior, populism and political representation and participation, right-wing extremism in Europe, and quantitative and qualitative research methods.

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