Graduate Defences



MA Thesis Defence:  Bruce Dyck

CHANGE of VENUE from Burnaby Campus to Harbour Centre

February 23, 2018 - 10:00 am -
Room 1525 Scotia McLeod Conference Room - Harbour Centre

The Three Reincarnations of the Smilin’ Buddha Cabaret:  Gentrification, Entertainment, and Respectability in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside 1952-84


Recently Completed

MA Thesis Defence:  Candice Klein

February 21, 2018 - 10:00 am - AQ6229
“Sisterhood is Powerful, but Not Easy:” Conflict, American Imperialism, and Splintering at the 1971 Vancouver Indochinese Women’s Conference

MA Thesis Defence:  Jason Romisher

January 12, 2018 - 9:00 am - Room 3100 - Harbour Centre
Youth Activism and the Black Freedom Struggle in Lawnside, New Jersey

MA Thesis Defence: Denis Boko

September 25, 2017 - 11:30 am - AQ6229
Early Modern Reforestation: The Case of the Ottoman Western Balkans

MA Thesis Defence:  Richard Bursey

August 30, 2017 - 10:00 am - AQ6229
Finding Muhammad Qutb: Praising Ghosts Online, a Different Qutbian Legacy and Islamic Revivalism in the Gulf

MA Thesis Defence: Liam O'Flaherty

August 24, 2017 - 10:30 am - Room 2250 - Harbour Centre
Rogues Among Rebels: Entanglements between Irish Catholics and the Fishermen's Protective Union of Newfoundland

MA Thesis Defence: Leigha Smith

August 29, 2017 - 3:00 pm - AQ6229
Proxied Perspectives: Vancouver Immigrant and Low-Income Women Represented to the Royal Commission of the Status of Women, 1968

MA Thesis Defence:  Robin Bunton

August 4, 2017 - 10:00 am - Bennett Library, Thesis Defence Room
British Travellers and Egyptian ‘Dancing Girls’ in the Nineteenth Century: Analyzing Imperialism, Gender, and Sexuality in the Politics of Representation

MA Thesis Defence:  Alice Huang

July 14, 2017 - 10:30 am - Room 1520 - Harbour Centre
A Time to Heal: Medical Missions and Indigenous Medico-Spiritual Cosmologies on the Central Coast of British Columbia, 1897-1914

PhD Thesis Defence:  Ron Verzuh

July 19, 2017 - 1:00 pm - Bennett Library, Thesis Defence Room
Divided Loyalties:  A Study of a Communist-led Trade Union's Struggle For Survival in Trail, British Columbia, 1943-1955

MA Thesis Defence:  Arlen Wiesenthal

June 7, 2017 - 9:00 am - Bennett Library, Thesis Defence Room
The Sultan-caliph and the Heroes of Liberty: Heroism, Revolution, and the Contestation of Public Persona in the late Ottoman Empire, 1900-1918

MA Thesis Defence:  Milad Doroudian

April 19, 2017 - 11:00 am - AQ6204
Neither Hero, Nor Villain:  Rudolf Kastner and the Cluj Narratives