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Winter 2005

CHASSIN DE KERGOMMEAUX, Cynthia
Autofictional Practices: Self-Fashioning in Diana Thorneycroft's Self-Portraits

VAN VEEN, Christopher Emil
Reconstruction & Rhythm Science: Networks and Properties of Remix Culture

Fall 2004

BATES, Rae
On Sentimentality

BOZELKA, Kevin John
Getting Beyond: Spin Magazine in the Late 1980s

HERLAND, Karen
Organized Righteousness Against Organized Viciousness: Constructing Prostitution in Post World War 1 Montreal

POPE, Richard
The Testimony of Other(s): Or How to Traverse the Fantasy of the Crypt-Other

VIGNEAULT, Karine
Le Sujet des médias alternatifs: Un Citoyen néolibéral modèle?

Summer 2004

GUY, Stephen Andrew
The Nature of Community in the Newfoundland Rock Underground

PEITSCH, Edward Michael
Making Over Masculinity: the Metrosexual and the Rise of the Style-Conscious Male

WILSON, Angela
After the Riot: Taking New Feminist Youth Music Subcultures Seriously

Winter 2004

ZHA, Yu
The Mythology of Hero: A Study of Chinese National Cinema

Fall 2003

CHBIB, Bachar
The Politics of Silence

GIBSON, Andrew John (Non-Thesis)

Fall 2002

BRAUN, Lori
Montreal Suburban Nonplaces: Famous Players Theatres and the Deterioration of Urban Community

COCHINA, Claudia
International Cultural Policy in Canada: Exploring Dialogues in an Emerging Practice

GAUTIER, Alba
Producing a Popular Music: The Emergence and Development of Rap as an Industry

MCCANDLESS, Kaisa Montana
Beyond the Stakeholder Paradox: To Meaningful Consultation with Community Stakeholders

Spring 1998

ARMSTRONG, Martha
A Tale of Two Videos: Media Event, Moral Panic and the Canadian Airborne Regiment
Supervisor: Prof. W. Straw

BERJERMAN, Ingrid
Framing a Pose in Immortality: Discourse, Myth, Representation in the Death and life of Eva Perón
Supervisor: Prof. B. Kaite

BOISIER, Magali
Internet en Afrique Sub-Saharienne: Discours, enjeux et perspectives
Supervisor: Prof. A. Péricard

Fall 1997

ACZEL, Audrey
A Communications Analysis of the Chiapas Uprising: Marcos' Publicity Campaign on the Internet
Supervisor: Prof. G. Robinson

ALLAN, James
Sky's the Limit: The Operations,  Renovations and Implications of a  Montreal Gay Bar
Supervisor: Prof. W. Straw

EL BAKER, Lina
L'institute du Monde Arabe: Une Institution Culturelleau Carrefour des Récits
Supervisor: Prof. W. Straw

KUDSI-ZADEH, Chantalle
(Re)Visiting AIDS: Art Activism and the Popular Medical/Scientific Images of HIV
Supervisor: Prof. J. Marchessault

TOUZA, Sebastian
Red de Argentinos: Identity and Citizenship in a Virtual Community
Supervisor: Prof. W. Straw

WAUTERS, Brennan
Four Orders of Human Subjectivity as Determined by Body Technique, Technology and Objectification
Supervisor: Prof. M. Finlay

Spring 1997

GISLER, Caroline
Revisioning the Documentary Tradition from Within: Patricia Gruben's Leylines (1993)
Supervisor: Prof. B. Kaite

KAY, Joanne
The Gendered Construction of the Female Athlete
Supervisor: Prof. G. Robinson

VOIGHT, Carolyn
Contemplations on Civilizing the Palate with Gourmet: The Magazine of Good Living
Supervisor: Prof. B. Kaite

Winter 1996

BEATY, Bart
Good Expectations: Adaptation and Middlebrow Literacy
Supervisor: Prof. G. Szanto

Fall 1996

CAMPBELL, Patricia
The Social Shaping of RU486 in Canada: A Preliminary Case Study and Sociotechnical Analysis
Supervisor: Prof. D. Crowley

GARZA PENA, Veronica
Presidential Rule and the Privatization of Media in Mexico: The Case of Television
Supervisor: Prof. G. Szanto

LAVIOLETTE, Carole
The Tyranny of Coherence
Supervisor: Prof. G. Szanto

DOYLE, Vincent
Coming Into Site: Identity, Community and the Production of Gay Space in Montreal
Supervisor: Prof. W. Straw

GIDEON, Valerie
From Incest to Narcissism: The Ideological Evolution of Child Imagery in Advertising
Supervisor: Dr. C. Levin

McDIARMID, Heather
The Aesthetics of Death, Youth, and the Road: The Violent Road Film in Popular Culture
Supervisor: Dr. C. Levin

CECIL, Malcolm
Simulation and the Digital Refiguring of Culture
Supervisor: Dr. C. Levin

Spring 1996

FILIPCEVIC, Vojislava
Bright Lights, Blighted City: Urban Renewal at the Crossroads of the World
Supervisor: Prof. G. Szanto

Winter 1995

WINZELL, Cherie
Performance of a Lifetime: an Exploration of Notions of "Performance" in Lesbian and Gay Activist and Academic Rhetoric
Supervisor: Prof. B. Kaite

Fall 1995

BRUTEIG, Rune
Who's Afraid of the Fenris-Wolf? Projections of a Skin Self and Nordic Mythographic Filmmaking (A Feminist and Psychoanalytical Introspective)
Supervisor: Prof. M. Finlay

HUA, Jun
Moving Toward the Information Society in China: ACase Study on Shanghai's Media Reform Since 1990
Supervisor: Prof. G.J. Robinson

ILLIEN, Gildas
The Arts Center and the Political Center: Place des Arts and The Quiet Revolution Supervisor: Prof. W. Straw

MECHAR, Kyle
The Cultural Logic of Dis-Ease: Difference and/as Displacement in Popular Discourses of the AIDS Crisis
Supervisor: Prof. B. Kaite

MOTYKA, Susan
Mediated Communications and Social Order: An Examination of John Thompson's Ideology and Modern Culture
Supervisor: Prof. D. Crowley

RYOHASHI, Aiko
The Progressive Philosophy of Studio D of the National Film Board of Canada: A Case Study of To a Safer Place (1987)
Supervisor: Prof. W. Straw

SHAW, Nancy
West Coast Style: Modern Homes and Lifestyles in Canada, 1945-1995
Supervisor: Prof. W. Straw

Spring 1995

McLELLAND, Robert E.
Park's Theory of Newspapers and News Andrew
Supervisor: Prof. G.J. Robinson

HUBERT, François
L'Analyse Contextuelle de Joshua Meyrowitz, ses Sources et Fondements: Vers un Nouvel Ordre Systémique d'Interaction
Prof. G.J. Robinson

FUTTERER, Patricia
Cultural Studies of Science: Skinning Bodies in Western Medicine
Supervisor: Prof. J. Marchessault

GOLDBERG, Lydia
Videoconferencing Pathways to Interaction
Supervisor: Prof. D. Crowley

BELL, Caroline
A Vision of Imagery
Supervisor: Dr. C. Levin

Fall 1994

BEAULIEU, Anne
The Truth of the Trace: Constructing the Power of the Medical Image
Supervisor: Prof. Ron Burnett

SAKADAKIS, Stella
"Where Do the Boys Go?" : Tracking the Development of Careers in the Music Industry Supervisor: Prof. W. Straw

WALLACE, Aurora
Of Shadowboxing and Straw-Women: Postfeminist Texts and Contexts
Supervisor: Prof. W. Straw

WASSON, Haidee
In the Beginning...There Was the Image: Walter Benjamin, JFK and the Phantasmagoria
Supervisor: Prof. R. Burnett

GEDEON, Randa
Selfhood and Otherhood, or Selfhood vs Otherhood? Questions of Interiority and Exteriority in Contemporary Cultural Theory
Supervisor: Prof. B. Massumi

AIGNER, Ursula M.
Intercultural Communication: Considerations and Limitations as Reflected in A Translation, with Practical Applications for Canadian Refugee Claimants.
Supervisor: Prof. B. Massumi

Fall 1993

GOLDMAN, Marni "Oh Say Can You See, Eh?" : The Canadian Identity Debate and Its Relation to Television
Supervisor: C. Levin

JOHNSON, Stacey Feminist Practice and the Problem of "Objectivity": Techniques of Observation for Communications Studies
Supervisor: Prof. R. Burnett

CLARK, Caroline MS. Magazine: An Ideological Vehicle in a Consumer Setting
Supervisor: Prof. G.J. Robinson

NASH, Mark
Radical Critique and Eschatology: the Chronicle of a Sixteenth-Century Peruvian Indian
Supervisor: Prof. G. Szanto

BRADLEY, Jessica
Postmodern Bodies and Feminist Art Practice
Supervisor: Prof. B. Kaite

Spring 1993

YAMASHITA, Miyo
United Controversies of Benetton: Re-Thinking Race in Light of French Poststructuralist Theory and Postmodernism
Supervisor: Prof. B. Kaite

DARROCH, Lynne
All Dressed Up: Adornment Practices, Identity and Social Structure
Supervisor: Prof. B. Kaite

Spring 1992

KONDO, Tomoko
The Making of a Corporate Elite: Adult Targeted Comic Magazines of Japan
Supervisor: Prof. G. Szanto

MARSTON, Wendy
Conflict of Interests: The Ideas, Interests and Institutions Involved in the Development of Canadian Satellite Policy from 1960-1980
Supervisor: Prof. D. Crowley

Fall 1991

ROWLANDSON, John
A Socio-Cultural Case Study of the Canadian Government's Pioneer Telegraph Service in Western Canada, 1870-1904
Supervisor: Prof. D. Crowley

Spring 1991

AHMED, Shameem
Day in Day out: Women's Experience in the Family and the Reconstruction of their Secondary Status
Supervisor: Prof. G.J. Robinson

Spring 1990

HENDERSON, Jane
Decade of Denial: The CRTC, the Public Interest, and Pay Television 1972-1982
Supervisor: Prof. D. Crowley

HOGARTH, David
Shortwave News Work: A Case Study of Radio Canada International's Hong Kong "Journal"
Supervisor: Prof. G.J. Robinson

MITANI, Junko
The Place of DBS in Japan's Movement Toward the Highly Advanced Information Society
Supervisor: Prof. G.J. Robinson

Fall 1989

BRAITHWAITE, Ann
Writing and Cultural Analysis: Claiming a Feminist Positional Voice
Supervisor: Prof. S. Westphal-Wihl

TETT, Alison
Space, Practices, Discourse: The Praxis of the Created Environment
Supervisor: Prof. M. Finlay

Fall 1988

FERGUSON, Bruce
From Sight to Site: Some Considerations Regarding Contemporary Theory in Relation to Contemporary Art
Supervisor: Prof. D. Crowley

GRAHAM, Robert
Understanding Arts Canada: History, Practice and Idea
Supervisor: Prof. D. Crowley

HORNE, Gerald S.
Discourse About Cultural Policy and the Politics of Culture in Saskatchewan 1944-1987
Supervisor: Prof. M. Finlay

LALIBERTÉ, Michel
Le Métropolis de Lang-Moroder: Examen d'une Rencontre
Supervisor: Prof. M. Finlay

Spring 1988

WEAVER, Sheila A.
Notions of Authenticity in Popular Music: An Analysis of Dwight Yoakum and New Traditionalist Country
Supervisors: Prof. G.J. Robinson & Prof. S. Frith

Fall 1987

GILL, Donna
Patriarchy, Liberal-Capitalism, and the Press: The Unmaking of Feminism in the Eighties
Supervisor: Prof. G.J. Robinson

WELLS, Diane
Modelling Problems of Independent Sector Media: An Analysis of Market-Production Relationships with Reference to Independent Film and Video in Canada
Supervisor: Prof. D. Crowley

Spring 1987

JEWETT, Lorraine
Technological Innovations and the Evolving Role of the Television News Broadcaster: Towards a U.S. History
Supervisor: Prof. G.J. Robinson
Spring 1986

SANSOM, Gareth
Judging Schreber: Psychoanalysis and Psychosis
Supervisor: Prof. I. Bellert

KAO, Kuang-Po
Television in China: The Medium that Raises the Bamboo Curtain
Supervisor: Prof. G.J. Robinson

Fall 1985

BISEL, Jane F.
Advertising and the "American Myth" in Italy: 1946-1955
Supervisor: Prof. G. Szanto

HJORT, Mette
Art and Morality in Kant's Critique of Judgement
Supervisors: Prof. I. Bellert & Prof. C. Taylor

Spring 1985

BIGGS, Karen
Public Inquiries on Broadcasting and Cultural Policy in Canada,
1928-1982: Perspectives Toward a Communicational Theory of Public Life
Supervisor: Prof. M. Finlay

KURNITZKI, Vera
Legitimation and Legitimacy in Canadian Federal Communications Policies and Practices
Supervisor: Prof. M. Finlay

Fall 1984

BIEL, Kent
Critical Reflection and the Hermetic Tradition: A Study of Michel Foucault's Politics of the Imagination and Subjectivity in Relation to the Western Counter-Tradition of Gnosis
Co-Supervisor: Prof. G. Szanto

CASAS-PEREZ, Maria de la Luz
Communication Policy and "Cultural Identity" in Canada and Mexico
Supervisor: Prof. D. Crowley

Spring 1984

BLOOM, Michael
Fictions on Flow: A Comparative Analysis of Canadian and United States Transborder Data Flow Policy, 1970-1982
Supervisor: Prof. G.J. Robinson

PRICE, Kathleen
The Small Literary Press in Canada, 1964-72: A Communicational Analysis of Alternative Forms and Resistant Practices
Supervisor: Prof. D. Crowley

ROSTON, John
The Influence of the Office of War Information on the Portrayal of Japanese-Americans in the U.S. Films of World War II, 1942-1945
Supervisor: Prof. P. Ohlin

Fall 1983

CISSE, Abdou R.
Le Pool des Agences de Presse Non-Alignées et le Débat sur le Nouvel Ordre International de l'Information
Supervisors: Prof. G.J. Robinson & Prof. Y. Lamonde

OKA, Kai W.
A Critical Inquiry into the Grounding of the Concept of Distorted Communication in the Context of the Mass Media
Supervisor: Prof. D. Crowley

OGILVIE, Jean
Community Radio in Quebec: Perspectives in Conflict
Supervisors: Prof. G. Valaskakis (Concordia), Prof. D. Crowley

O'SULLIVAN, Dennis
Éléments d'une Théorie Contextuelle du Théâtre
Supervisor: Prof. G. Szanto

PARSONS, Brenda
A Dramatic interpretation of Reality for Democratic Purposes: John Grierson's Drifters
Supervisor: Prof. G. Szanto

SHIACH, Morag E.
An Historical and Theoretical Analysis of the Concept of "The Popular" in Cultural Studies Supervisors: Prof. M. Finlay, Prof. P. Livingston

CHICOINE, André
The Government-Community Cablecasting Relationship: An Evaluation of Government-Media Models
Supervisor: Prof. G.J. Robinson

REES, Dylan
Cultural Fragmentation in Brazil: The Function of Television in Assimilation
Supervisors: Prof. G. Valaskakis (Concordia), Prof. G. J. Robinson

ROTH, Lorna
The Role of Communication Projects and Inuit Participation in the Formation of a Communication Policy for the North
Supervisor: Prof. D. Crowley

Fall 1982

CORRIVEAU, Raymond
L'Histoire de la Photographie: le Parcours Obligatoire de la Méthode
Supervisor: Prof. Y. Lamonde

Spring 1982

GONZALEZ EGEA, Alvaro
The Family Planning Program in Mexico: A CommunicationalAnalysis
Supervisor: Prof. G.J. Robinson

Fall 1981

PATWARDHAN, Anand
Waves of Revolution and Prisoners of Conscience: The Guerilla Film, Underground and in Exile
Supervisor: Prof. D. Crowley

VITONE, Philip
Communication and Representation in Educational Uses of Television
Supervisor: Prof. D. Crowley

Spring 1981

ALLEGRE, Christian
The Contribution of the Concept of Difference to the Problematic of the Subject in the Work of Gregory Bateson and Jacques Derrida
Supervisor: Prof. D. Crowley

ATTALLAH, Paul
The Avant-Garde Cinema and the Concept of the Other
Supervisor: Prof. D. Crowley

PLOWRIGHT, Teresa
TV in Canada as a Specialized-Interest Medium: The 10% Solution
Supervisor: Prof. G.J. Robinson

RABOY, Marc
Médias et Mouvements Sociaux au Québec: 1960-1980
Supervisor: Prof. Y. Lamonde

STRAW, William
Problems in the Historiography of Cinema: The Case of "film noir"
Supervisor: Prof. M. Angenot

WRIGHT, Randall L.
A Critical Theory of the Public Grounded in the Communication Theory of Harold Innis, James Carey, Raymond Williams and Jurgen Habermas
Supervisor: Prof. D. Crowley

Fall 1980

BEALE, Alison
The Concept of Language in the Communications Theory of Harold Adams Innis
Supervisor: Prof. D. Crowley

COHEN, Hart
Paradigms of Explanation in Anthropology: The Case of Ethnographic Film
Supervisor: Prof. L. Drummond

CUNNINGHAM, Stuart
Theoretical Critique of a "Direct" Documentary: The Case of Frederick Wiseman
Supervisor: Prof. P. Ohlin

FEDOROWICZ, Hania
Communication and Individuation: The Psychological Dynamics of Communication in C.G. Jung's Interpretation of Alchemy
Supervisors: Prof. G. Szanto, Prof. M. Spicer

GREGG, Nina
The Limning of Visual Literacy
Supervisor: Prof. M. Davidson

Spring 1980

BELLAFIORE, Barbara
Format Adaptation and the Quebec Téléroman
Supervisors: Prof. A. Mear (Univ. de Mtl), Prof. D. Theall

Fall 1978

BENEDICT, Joan
Stanley Kuberick's "A Clockwork Orange": The Ambivalence of Violence
Supervisor: Prof. P. Ohlin

HARROUCH, Victor
Cinéma et Réalité de l'Après-Guerre: Le Film Noir
Supervisor: Prof. P. Ohlin

SHARMA, Rashmi
Black and White in Colour: the Dialectics of Cross-Cultural Communication
Supervisor: Prof. B. Shore

Spring 1978

FORAN, Thomas
The Construction of Intercommunication Networks
Supervisor: Prof. H. Mintzberg

Fall 1977

HERLICH, Bram
Relationships Between Culture and Society: A Political and Economic Context for Eisenstein's Early Work
Supervisor: Prof. W. Wees

Spring 1977

GOTFRIT, Martin
Style in Music Seen as Restraint: An Information Theory Approach
Supervisor: Prof. G.J. Robinson

Fall 1976

CHALMER, Ann
A Critical Survey of the Ethnography of Speaking
Supervisor: Prof. I. Bellert

BYRD, Christopher
The Poetry of Film Montage: An Analysis of Montage as a Poetic Element of Film
Supervisor: Prof. W. Wees

Spring 1976

BEITEL, Garry
Children of Zanadu
Supervisor: Prof. P. Ohlin

Fall 1973

ROSENZVEIG, Fred
Student Self-Actualization in Different College Courses
Supervisor: Prof. B. Shore

YATES, Alan
Communications: Towards a New Humanism
Supervisor: Prof. H. McPherson

Ph.D.

Fall 2012

KANG, Inhye
World Display, Imperial Time: The Temporal and Visual Articulation of Empire in Japanese Exhibitions (1890-1945)
Co-Supervisors: Hajime Nakatani, Thomas Lamarre

Spring 2012

BURTON, Samantha
Canadian Girls in London: Negotiating Home and Away in the
British World at the Turn of the Twentieth Century
Supervisor: Charmaine Nelson

Fall 2011

DAMIANO, Nelda
Entre espaces de création et réseaux de production: L
'Imagination inventive de Francesco Salviati (1510-1563)
Co-Supervisors: Bronwen Wilson and Angela Vanhaelen

Winter 2011

SANTONE, Jessica
Circulating the Event: The Social Life of Performance Documentation 1965-1975
Supervisor: Christine Ross

SMYLITOPOULOS, Christine
A Nabob's Progress: Rowlandson and Combe's the Grand Master, a Tale of British Imperial Excess
Supervisor: Richard Taws

Fall 2010

KIM, Gye Won
Registering the Real: Photography and the Emergence of New Historic Sites in Japan, 1868-1882
Supervisor: Hajime Nakatani

Fall 2009

CLARK, Leah
Value and Symbolic Practices: Objects, Exchanges, and
Associations in the Italian Courts (1450-1500)
Co-Supervisors: Bronwen Wilson, Angela Vanhaelen

GOMEZ, Elizabeth

Doctoral Thesis Title
Voice and Identity in Contemporary Canadian Art: Perspectives on Vocality and Representation
Supervisor: Charmaine Nelson

LAUZON, Claudette
Precarious Occupations: The Fragile Figure of Home in
Contemporary Art
Supervisor: Christine Ross

SHAMY, Tania
Frederick the Great's Porcelain Diversion:
the Chinese Tea House at Sanssouci
Co-Supervisors: Bronwen Wilson, Richard Taws

Spring 2009

POCOCK, Valerie Anne
Cartographies of Cloth: Mapping the Veil in Contemporary Art
Supervisor: Christine Ross

TEMBECK, Tamar
Performative Autopathographies: Self-Representations
of Physical Illness in Contemporary Art
Supervisor: Christine Ross

Winter 2009

JWEJATI, Rafah
Sur le chemin de Jérusalem: Étude archéologique et
iconographique de mosaïques paléochrétiennes de la Syrie du Nord
Co-Supervisors: John Fossey, Chantal Hardy, and
Angela Vanhaelen

Fall 2008

BEAUCHEMIN, Anne
L'Image cubiste et la question de l'autoréférence
Supervisor : Bronwen Wilson

Winter 2007

BOETZKES, Amanda
Beyond Perception: The Ethics of Contemporary Earth Art
Supervisor: Christine Ross

Fall 2005

FITZPATRICK, Andrea
Approaching the Dying and the Dead: An Analysis of
Contemporary, Lens-Based Artworks and the Potential for Ethical Intersubjectivity
Supervisor: Christine Ross

POZAS, Maria Suescun
Modern Femininity, Shattered Masculinity: The Scandal of
the Female Nude During Political Crisis in Colombia, 1930-1948
Supervisor: Christine Ross

Winter 2005

DAYAN, Michael
Advisor: Hamilton, Sheryl Noreen
Privacy Boundaries: Stories of Protecting Personal Autonomy in the Information Age

LAVIGNE, Julie

L'Art féministe et la traversée de la pornographie: Érotisme et intersubjectivité chez Carolee Schneemann, Pipilotti Rist, Annie Sprinkle et Marlene Dumas
Supervisor : Christine Ross

WALKER, Lauren
Boiotian Black Figure Floral Ware: A Re-Analysis of the S
outhern Style with an Introduction to Floral Groups from Halíartos Volume I & II
Supervisor: John Fossey

Fall 2004

KADYSS, Sabine
Penetration: From Having a Body to Being a Body
Supervisor:

Spring 2004

HODGES, Margaret
Blanche Lemco van Ginkel and H.P. Daniel van Ginkel: Urban Planning
Supervisor: Hans Boker

JIM, Alice
Urban Metaphors in Hong Kong Media Art: Reimagining Place Identity
Supervisor: Christine Ross

Winter 2004

FURSTENAU, Marc
Cinema, Language, Reality: Digitization and the Challenge to Film Theory
Supervisor: Will Straw

Fall 2004

URQUHART, Peter William
1979: Reading the Tax-Shelter Boom in Canadian Film History
Supervisor: Will Straw

Winter 2003

FELICE, Eugenio
Figurations of Ethics, Configurations of Power: Michel Foucault, Attila Richard Lukacs, and the New Painting
Supervisor: Christine Ross

PIERCE, Alexandria
Imperialist Intent - Colonial Response: The Art Collection and Cultural Milieu of Lord Strathcona in Nineteenth-Century Montreal
Co-Supervisors: Ting Chang and Johanne Sloan

Fall 2003

FARAG, Ahmed
The Internet in Egyptian Society and its use as a News Medium
Supervisor: Prof. G. Robinson

QUINN-LEANDRO, Jacqui Clarissa
Women's Professional Status in Caribbean Television: Parity: Perception and Reality

Summer 2003

PINCHEVSKI, Amit
Interruption and Alterity: Dislocating Communication
Supervisor: Sheryl Hamilton

STAHL, Geoffrey
Crisis? What Crisis? Anglophone Musicmaking in Montreal
Supervisor: Will Straw


Fall 2002

FRASER, Kathryn Ruth
The Makeover and Other Consumerist Narratives
Supervisor: Will Straw

Spring 1998

JACKSON, Joseph
Regulating the Online Medium in an Age of Transnational Communication: A Socio-Historical Analysis
Supervisor: Prof. G.J. Robinson

MACKENZIE, Scott
A Screen of One's Own: Québécois Cinema, National Identity and the Alternative Public Sphere
Co-Supervisors: Prof. M. Hjort and Prof. G. Szanto

YAMASHITA, Miyo
Electronic Surveillance and the Prospects for Privacy in Canada's Private Sector by the Year 2000
Supervisor: Prof. G.J. Robinson

Fall 1997

AHMED, Shameem
Imagining Ethnicity: Role of the Montreal Bangladeshi Press in Ethnic Cohesion
Supervisor: Prof. B. Kaite

FORMAN, Murray
"The Hood Comes First": Race, Space, and the Place of Rap in Music and Hip Hop, 1978-1996
Supervisor: Prof. G. Szanto

JEFFREY, Liss
The Heat and the Light of Marshall McLuhan: A 1990s Reappraisal
Supervisor: Prof. G. Robinson

VAN WYCK, Peter
Signs of Danger/Dangerous Signs: Responding to Nuclear Threat
Co-Supervisors: Prof. W. Straw and C. Levin

Spring 1997

BAERT, Renee
Poetics of the Body in Feminist Art: Three Modalities
Co-Supervisors: Profs. C. Ross and W. Straw

GAUTHIER, Michelle
Window of Opportunity: Public Broadcasting, the Ideal of Democratic Communications and the Public Sphere
Supervisor: Prof. R. Burnett

SHADE, Leslie
Gender and Community in the Social Constitution of the Internet
Supervisor: Prof. D. Crowley

Winter 1997

KARIM, Karim H.
Constructions of the Islamic Peril in Canadian Print Media: Discourses on Power and Violence
Supervisor: Prof. G. Szanto

HUNTER, Jesse
The Virtual Stage: Play, Drama, and Agency in Communications
Supervisor: Prof. D. Crowley

Fall 1995

RIOUX, Christine
Découverte d'une Industrie Culturelle: la Reproduction de Oeuvres d'Art au Québec
Supervisor: Prof. G.J. Robinson

PÉRICARD, Alain
Communication et Interculturalité en Afrique de l'Ouest Francophone
Supervisor: Prof. G.J. Robinson

Spring 1995

BREDIN, Marian
Aboriginal Media in Canada: Cultural Politics and Communication Practices
Supervisor: Prof. R. Burnett

Fall 1994

HOLLAND-BIGGS, Karen
Disturbing (Dis)positions: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Emotion, Identification, and the Authority of Fantasy in Theories of Reading Performance
Supervisor: Prof. M. Finlay

Spring 1994

SLOPEK, Edward R.
Social Emotion and Communication: Disciplinary, Theoretical and Etymological Approaches to the Postmodern Everyday
Supervisor: Prof. D. Crowley

Spring 1993

SAINT-JEAN, Armande
L'Évolution de l'Éthique Journalistique au Québec de 1960 à 1990
Supervisor: Prof. G.J. Robinson

THOMAS, Brownlee
Emergency Communications Preparedness in Canada: A Study of the Command-and-Control Model and the Emergence of Alternative Approaches
Supervisors: Prof. D. Crowley, Prof. R. Schultz

Fall 1992

DEVON, Terrence
Language, Media, and the Concept of a Machine: Toward a Unified Theory of Communication in History
Supervisor: Prof. D. Crowley

Spring 1992

MARSHALL, David
Celebrity and Power: Celebrity Status as a Representation of Power in Contemporary Culture
Supervisor: Prof. M. Finlay

Fall 1991

DUBINSKY, Lon
Canadian Visual Art Magazines as Cultural Formations
Supervisor: Prof. D. Crowley

Spring 1991

GREGG, Nina
Women Telling Stories About Reality: Subjectivity, the Generation of Meaning, and the Organizing of a Union at Yale
Supervisor: Prof. D. Crowley

Fall 1990

WOLLHEIM, Peter
Towards A Critical History of the 35mm Still Photographic Camera in North America 1896-1980
Supervisor: Prof. G. Szanto

HALL, Richard
The CRTC as a Policy-Maker: 1968-1982
Supervisor: Prof. R. Schultz

McCONKEY, Michael
The Political Culture of the Agrarian Radicals: A Canadian Adventure in Democracy
Supervisor: Prof. G. Szanto

MUKASA, Stanford
Toward an Integrated Development Communication Strategy: An Analysis of the SADCC Case
Supervisor: Prof. D. Crowley

STRAW, Will
Popular Music as Cultural Commodity: The American Recorded Music Industries 1976- 1985
Supervisors: Prof. G.J. Robinson, Prof. M. Allor

Spring 1990

BONNY, Yves
L'Individualisme, de la Modernité à la Post-Modernité, Contribution à une Théorie de l'Intersubjectivité
Supervisor: Prof. M. Finlay

Spring 1989

BEALE, Alison
The Unresolved Range: Communication, Production, History
Supervisor: Prof. D. Crowley

BLOOM, Michael
The Bawdy Politic: Strips of Culture and the Culture of Strip
Supervisor: Prof. G.J. Robinson

CARRIERE, Louise
Les Films d'Animation à l'O.N.F. (1950-1984) et la Protestation Sociale
Supervisor: Prof. D. Crowley

COHEN, Hart
From Ethnographic Film to Indigenous Media: Communications and the Evolution of the Ethnographic Subject
Supervisor: Prof. D. Crowley

Fall 1987

BOUCHARD, Louise
Vers un Modèle Génératif de Classification des Images
Supervisor: Prof. D. Crowley

CORRIVEAU, Raymond
La Photographie dans les Quotidiens: l'Analyse d'un Champ Doxique Banalisé
Supervisor: Prof. G. Szanto

DORNAN, Christopher
Science as Ideology: The Problem of Science and the Media Reconsidered
Supervisor: Prof. I. Bellert

GROOME, Margaret
Canada's Stratford Festival 1953-1967: Hegemony,Commodity, Institution
Supervisor: Prof. M. Bristol

Fall 1986

RABOY, Marc
Broadcasting and the Idea of the Public: Learning from the Canadian Experience
Supervisor: Prof. Y. Lamonde

Spring 1986

MITCHELL, David
The Concepts of Text and Situation in the Reconstruction of Representational Discourse
Supervisor: Prof. D. Crowley

Fall 1985

BRUCK, Peter
Power Format Radio: A Study of Canadian Current Affairs Radio
Supervisor: Prof. G.J. Robinson

WILSON, Kevin
The Social Significance of Home Networking: Public Surveillance and Social Management
Supervisor: Prof. M. Finlay

Spring 1985

ATTALLAH, Paul
TV Before TV: The Emergence of American Network Broadcast Television and its Implications for Audiences, Content and Society
Supervisor: Prof. G.J. Robinson

Fall 1984

DAYRELL PORTO, Sergio
Communication Seen as a Model of Dramatic Production of Meaning Among the Social Outlaws of the Brazilian Sertao
Supervisor: Prof. D. Crowley

Spring 1984

BIEL, Kent
Critical Reflection and the Hermetic Tradition: A Study of Michel Foucault's Politics of the Imagination and Subjectivity in Relation to the Western Counter-Tradition of Gnosis
Supervisor: Prof. S. Levine

Fall 1983

NASH, Teresa
Images of Women in National Film Board of Canada Films During World War II and the Post-War Years (1939-1949)
Supervisor: Prof. G.J. Robinson

Spring 1983

LEVY, David
Edwin S. Porter and the Origins of the American Narrative Film:1894-1907
Supervisors: Prof. G. Jowett (Univ. of Texas), Prof. P. Ohlin

Spring 1981

BURNETT, Ronald
A Philosophical and Critical Inquiry into Film Semiotics
Supervisor: Prof. P. Ohlin

Spring 1980

KAHN, Joan
Modes of Medical Instruction: A Semiotic Comparison of Textbooks of Medicine and Popular Home Medical Books
Supervisor: Prof. I. Bellert

MILLS, Michael
On Fitting Cartoon-Strips to Descriptions: A Study of Some Relations Between Perception and Language
Supervisor: Prof. A. Bregman

Fall 1979

ELEY, David
Notre Pays: The Significance of the Wilderness Images in the Quebec Cinema During the Quiet Revolution
Supervisor: Prof. P. Ohlin

YATES, Alan
W.O. Mitchell's Jake and the Kid: The Canadian Popular Radio Play as Art and Social Comment
Supervisor: Prof. J. Ripley

Spring 1979

MOIR, Robert
Talking to Strangers: Self-Disclosure Sequencing Patterns
Supervisor: Prof. R. Prince

VALASKAKIS, Gail
A Communicational Analysis of Interaction Patterns: Southern Baffin, Eastern Arctic
Supervisor: Prof. D. Crowley

Fall 1975

CROWLEY, David
A Critical Analysis of the Ambivalence in the Epistemological Bases of Communication Theory
Supervisor: Prof. D. Theall