1. Beyond the Buzz


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    This film serves as a presentation of the group's research into the new coffee culture sweeping through London today - the Third Wave. Photography: Kate Tran Interviews: Gemma Carr, Helen Maier Editing: Gemma Carr, Helen Maier, Kate Tran Special Thanks to: AllPress Espresso, Prufrock Cafe and all the nice people that let us film them :)

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    • SILEL New Postcolonialisms - Brydon


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      Postcolonial studies works at “the intersection between intervention and representation” (Slater 224) Let’s consider the implications of this statement for understanding some of the ways in which literary and postcolonial studies enrich each other within postcolonial literary studies in English. If we accept this characterization of postcolonial studies, as I do, then what are the implications of such an approach for the practice of literary interpretation? After defining my terms, and introducing some of the range of new postcolonialisms now under development, I will argue that postcolonial critique would benefit from fuller engagement with perspectives from Canada and Brazil. Postcolonial theory recognizes what Kamau Brathwaite calls “the terrible terms meted out for universality” (20)—that is, that hegemonic knowledge claims about universality have tended to deny their situatedness within a particular local reality, mistaking the particular for the universal. Yet postcolonial theory itself is not always immune to such a danger. For different reasons and in different ways, both Canada and Brazil have been marginalized within mainstream postcolonial theory. The growing exchanges between literary critics in our two countries is helping to reorient postcolonial studies’ more general turn toward an expanded dialogue with the Americas, and with the challenges of globalizing processes.These perspectives hold potential to change the questions that postcolonial critics ask about texts, and to change the nature of theorizing itself. Instead of accepting a framework that opposes universal to particular, I will argue that attending to the situatedness of all research provides an orientation that bypasses these oppositions to provide a different way of thinking about knowledge as deriving from multiple locations. Uberlandia Keynote Address. November 23, 2011 Online advance pdf http://myuminfo.umanitoba.ca/Documents/4278/BrydonSILEL.pdf My thanks to the Federal University of Uberlandia for their support of this event and the partnership with the University of Manitoba. The Brazil Canada Knowledge Project is made possible, in part, through support from the SSHRC partnership development grant program and the Canada Research Chair’s program. Notice — This video has been made available for download under a creative commons licence Attribution-NonCommercial, for any reuse or distribution, you must make clear to others the license terms of this work. The best way to do this is with a link to this web http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/​ Camera credit Bill Brydon

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      • Splash Festival


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        This is the story of the first annual Splash Floating Water Festival, in support of the Ontario Water Centre for Innovation, Research, and Learning.

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        • Grão Filmes Demo Reel


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          • Science Award for Obesity Research & Weight Management Award


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            Film réalisé pour Nutrition & Santé présentant les "Science Award for Obesity Research & Weight Management Award".

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            • Wissenschaft 2.0


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              Virtueller Gastvortrag von Dr. Martin Ebner (TU Graz) zum Thema "Wissenschaft 2.0" im Rahmen der Lehrveranstaltung "Web 2.0 und die Gesellschaft" an der Beuth Hochschule für Technik am 22.11.2011.

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              • FCL Conference 2011 - Modeling transport supply for MATSim - Sergio ORDONEZ


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                • The Racing Stripe


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                  First day out, Nov. 20, 2011

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                  • Study Anatomy and Histology at the University of Sydney


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                    Discover study and research options in Anatomy and Histology within the University of Sydney. Written and Directed by Mo Buksh.

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