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  • Belcher, Brian

    Canada Research Chair in Sustainability Research Effectiveness; Professor, Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Bird, Geoff

    Associate Professor and Director, Tourism and Hospitality Management, Continuing Studies
  • Dale, Ann

    Professor, Environment and Sustainability
  • Das, Runa

    Assistant Professor, Faculty
  • Harris, Brigitte

    Dean, Faculty of Social and Applied Sciences
  • Hodson, Jaigris

    Assistant Professor and Program Head, Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Jones, Shelley

    Year 1 Program Head and Associate Professor
  • Lokanan, Mark

    Associate Professor, Business
  • Madan, Athena

    Core Faculty, Humanitarian Studies
  • Meredith, William

    Media Services, eLearning Support & Resource Sharing Librarian
  • Moran, Jonathan

    Associate Professor, School of Environment and Sustainability
  • Mussell, Jessica

  • Rekar-Munro, Carolin

    Professor, Business
  • Vannini, Phillip

    Canada Research Chair in Innovative Learning and Public Ethnography; Professor, Communication and Culture, Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Veletsianos, George

    Canada Research Chair in Innovative Learning and Technology; Professor, Education and Technology
  • Young, Michael

    School Director and Program Head, Professor, Humanitarian Studies

Recent Submissions

  • Wild walking: A twofold critique of the walk-along method 

    Vannini, Phillip; Vannini, April (Routledge, 2017)
    Over the last decade the mobile research method known as the “go-along” (in its various manifestations such as the “ride-along” and the “walk-along”) has become increasingly popular. The popularity of the go-along makes ...
  • Video methods beyond representation: Experimenting with multimodal, sensuous, affective intensities in the 21st century 

    Vannini, Phillip (Routledge, 2014)
    I received Charlotte Bates’s kind request to write the conclusion to this fine and timely collection of essays as Jonathan Taggart and I were en route back home after a week spent filming and doing fieldwork on the East ...
  • The GoPro gaze 

    Vannini, Phillip; Stewart, Lindsay M. (cultural geographies, 2017)
    During 2014–2015, we produced a short video documentary, titled The Art of Wild, which focused on the audiovisual practices of outdoor adventurers. This short written report reflects on an idea inspired by the video: the ...
  • Non-representational ethnography: New ways of animating lifeworlds 

    Vannini, Phillip (cultural geographies, 2015)
    Over the last decade and a half, socio-cultural geographies have witnessed a genuine explosion of interest in the ethnographic tradition. Such interest is due in part to the increasing acceptance of non-representational ...
  • Low and slow: Notes on the production and distribution of a mobile video ethnography 

    Vannini, Phillip (Mobilities, 2017)
    The present article is a brief reflection accompanying Low and Slow: a 26 min ethnographic video documenting the occupation of commercial floatplane pilots, with a particular focus on their skills, technologies, sense of ...
  • Storm watching: Making sense of Clayoquot Sound winter mobilities 

    Vannini, Phillip (Routledge, 2016)
    From Goa to Bali, from Tuscany to rural and coastal Spain, and from Puerto Vallarta to Palm Springs, one key characteristic of lifestyle migration destinations is clear: warm, sunny climates (e.g. see Gustafson 2009; Korpela ...
  • Intensities of mobility: Kinetic energy, commotion, and qualities of supercommuting 

    Bissell, David; Vannini, Phillip; Jensen, Ole B. (Mobilities, 2016)
    This paper explores the intensities of long distance commuting journeys in order to understand how bodily sensibilities become attuned to the regular mobilities which they undertake. More people these days are travelling ...
  • How to climb Mount Fuji (at your earliest convenience): A non-representational approach 

    Vannini, Phillip (Routledge, 2016)
    I am no climber. Though I deeply respect and sometimes even admire the brave souls that put their lives on the line for the sake of mountaineering glory and obsessive goal-achievement, I have always enjoyed my mountains ...
  • Ethnographic film and video on hybrid television: Learning from the content, style, and distribution of popular ethnographic documentaries. 

    Vannini, Phillip (Journal of Contemporary Ethnography, 2015)
    Academic ethnographers have been utilizing film, and more recently video, for a variety of research purposes including the collection, analysis, and dissemination of data. But ethnographic film and video are not the exclusive ...
  • Dramaturgy and post-structuralism 

    Vannini, Phillip (Routledge, 2016)
    The relationship between dramaturgy and post-structuralism—the subject of this chapter—is an uneasy one. Now, Goffman’s work to be sure has vastly appealed to both postmodernists and post-structuralists for various ...
  • Doing islandness: A non-representational approach to an island's sense of place 

    Vannini, Phillip; Taggart, Jonathan (cultural geographies, 2013)
    This paper presents both an empirical characterization and a theoretical treatment of an island as practice. Through video and ethnographic description we describe and interpret how one kind of islandness is done. Thus we ...
  • Recontinentalizing Canada: Arctic ice’s liquid modernity and the imagining of a Canadian archipelago 

    Vannini, Phillip; Baldacchino, Godfrey; Guay, Lorraine; Royle, Stephen A.; Steinberg, Philip E. (Island Studies Journal, 2009)
    Studying mobile actor networks of moving people, objects, images, and discourses, in conjunction with changing time-spaces, offers a unique opportunity to understand important, and yet relatively neglected, “relational ...
  • Mentre tu dormivi: Traghetti e pendolari in British Columbia [While you were asleep: Ferries and commuters in British Columbia] 

    Vannini, Phillip (Lo Squaderno: Explorations in Space and Society, 2014)
    Cultural critics have made of the commuter a modern popular culture stereotypical figure, characterized by habitual and automatic behavior. Tied to a security belt, hidden behind a newspaper, stuck inside a train coach, ...
  • Conclusion and Credits 

    War Heritage Research Initiative (War Heritage Research Initiative, 2018-02-03)
  • Royal Canadian Legion 

    War Heritage Research Initiative (War Heritage Research Initiative, 2018-02-03)
    To support veterans and their families the Royal Canadian Legion was established in 1925 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, as an advocacy organization. The Legion expanded its membership to include female veterans, family members of ...
  • Machines of the Air War 

    War Heritage Research Initiative (War Heritage Research Initiative, 2018-02-03)
    During the Second World War, Britain’s Royal Air Force (RAF) created a specialized unit called Bomber Command. The RAF’s mission was to conduct nighttime air attacks on enemy targets in occupied Europe. One-third of RAF ...
  • Remembering the Holocaust 

    War Heritage Research Initiative (War Heritage Research Initiative, 2018-02-03)
    The Jewish Cemetery in Victoria, BC is the resting place for a dozen survivors of the Nazi Second World War concentration camps. In addition to the commemorative markers of the Holocaust survivors buried in the cemetery, ...
  • 28-29 April 1944. HMCS Haida 

    War Heritage Research Initiative (War Heritage Research Initiative, 2018-02-03)
    HMCS Haida is one of 27 tribal class ships built for the British, Canadian, and Australian navies in the 1930s and 1940s. It is the only one that survives today. The ship is now the focal point of Parks Canada’s HMCS Haida ...
  • Next Steps to Win the War 

    War Heritage Research Initiative (War Heritage Research Initiative, 2018-02-03)
    In August 1943, American President Franklin D. Roosevelt and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill held a weeklong conference that ultimately changed the direction of the Second World War. Together with the host, Canadian ...
  • German Prisoners of War 

    War Heritage Research Initiative (War Heritage Research Initiative, 2018-02-03)
    In Canada, 37,000 enemy soldiers were interned across 40 Prisoner of War (PoW) Camps during the Second World War. About 440 of those prisoners stayed at the Whitewater PoW Camp, located 300 kilometres northwest of Winnipeg, ...

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