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Sources welcomes the Professional Association of Canadian Theatres (PACT)
2009-01-22
Professional Association of Canadian Theatres (PACT)
For the betterment of Canadian theatre, PACT provides leadership, national representation and a variety of programs and practical assistance to member companies, enabling members to do their own creat...

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Arts Culture Media Communications Topic Index in Sources Directory
Spokespersons, Experts, and Resources
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A subject guide to experts and spokespersons on topics related to arts, culture, media, and communicatins in the Sources directory for the media.
Connexions Library: Arts, Media, Culture Focus
Website
Connexions Information Sharing Services
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on media, culture, and art.
Identity is that which is given
Malik, Kenan
Article
2008
In this age of globalisation many people fret about Western culture taking over the world. But the greatest Western export is not Disney or McDonalds or Tom Cruise. It is the very idea of culture.
The Limits of Postcolonial Criticism: The Discourse of Edward Said
San Juan, E. Jr.
Article
1998
Against the Current
ONE OF THE fundamental discoveries of Marxist historiography is that capitalism as a world system has developed unevenly, with the operations of the “free market” determined by unplanned but (after an...
Testimony of David U. Himmelstein, M.D. before the HELP Subcommittee
Himmelstein, David U.
Article
2009
A single-payer reform would make care affordable through vast savings on bureaucracy and profits. As my colleagues and I have shown in research published in the New England Journal of Medicine, admini...

Sources Bookshelf

Blogwars
The New Political Battleground
Perlmutter, David D.
Book
2008
Examines the degree to which blogs influence - or fail to influence - American political life. Points out that blogs are not that powerful by traditional political measures: while bloggers can offer ...
The City in History
Its Origins, Its Transformations, and Its Prospects
Mumford, Lewis
Book
1961
Beginning with an interpretation of the origin and nature of the city, Mumford follows the city's development from Egypt and Mesopotamia through Greece, Rome, and the Middle Ages to the modern world.
Connexions Annual 1994
A Sourcebook of Social and Environmental Alternatives
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1994
Simultaneously a reference book and an introduction to the world of social and environmental alternatives. The bulk of the Annual is devoted to listings of grassroots groups. It also contains a series...
Culture of Complaint
The Fraying of America
Hughes, Robert
Book
1993
Propaganda-talk, euphemism, and evasion are so much a part of American usage today that they cross all party lines and ideological divides. The art of not answering the question, of cloaking unpleasan...
Experiences in Translation
Eco, Umberto
Book
2001
Identifies the different types of interpretive acts that count as translation. An enticing new typology emerges, based on Eco's insistence on a common-sense approach and the necessity of taking a crit...
A History of Reading
Manguel, Alberto
Book
1996
An exploration of what it means to be a reader of books.
The Library at Night
Manguel, Alberto
Book
2006
The Library at Night tells the story of the important role of libraries in human civilization and how books are an essential link between the individual and the world.
Made in America
An Informal History of the English Language in the United States
Bryson, Bill
Book
1994
A history of American English.
Rain/Drizzle/Fog: Film and Television in Atlantic Canada
Varga, Darrell (ed.)
Book
2008
Scholarly study of film and television in Atlantic Canada. Provides a broad historical overview of film and television in the region, as well as essays on specific topics such as contemporary popular ...
The Voice of Newfoundland
A Social History of the Broadcasting Corporation of Newfoundland, 1939-1949
Webb, Jeff A.
Book
2008
Explores the roles that radio played in society and culture during a vibrant and pivotal time in Newfoundland's history, and demonstrates how the broadcaster's decision to air political debates was pi...

Media

L'actualit‚
The magazine of reference for more than half a million French-speaking Canadians.
Adbusters Magazine
Features articles dealing with the erosion of the physical and cultural environment precipitated by commercial and corporate interests.
BC Business
The most widely read business publication in BC
Chart
Reports on the music scene in Canada and abroad.
Columbia Journal
Positive, progressive alternative to mainstream corporate media. Our mandate is to inform, entertain and advocate for the people of British Columbia.
Fresh Magazine
Fitness, health, business, fashion, music, sex and culture. For ages 18 to 34.
Fuse Magazine
An active mix of arts journalism, investigative features, artists' pages and reviews of visual art, video, film, new media, independent press and performance art. A wide spectrum of Canadian cultural ...
Literary Review of Canada
A forum for discussion and debate about books, culture, politics and ideas. Features reviews of Canadian books and essays by Canadian writers.
Medusa
The magazine of deviant, Left Coast culture.
Muse
Written by museum professionals for peers, volunteers, students and afficionados. Contains news, commentary, in-depth articles and book reviews.
Newfoundland and Labrador Studies
Society, arts, culture and science of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Northword Magazine
Aims to connect and promote communities in B.C.'s north through printed word and image.
Public
Interdisciplinary journal exploring contemporary cultural issues. A forum for international academics, artists, critics and theorists.
SBTN (Saigon Broadcasting Television Network)
A Vietnamese language channel. Offers programming to keep Vietnamese Canadians connected with their culture and identity. Includes news, talk shows, sports, children's programming, entertainment, var...
This Magazine
Canada's alternative magazine of politics and culture. Award-winning writing that takes on orthodoxy on all fronts with wit and attitude. Investigative journalism you can't get anywhere else.
Topia - A Canadian Journal of Cultural Studies
Committed to presenting the Canadian perspective with dialogue among researchers in academia and the arts regarding culture, nationality, technology, gender, race, the environment and the politics of ...
Word Magazine
Toronto's Urban Culture Magazine is an essential one-stop guide to music, urban culture, entertainment and news.

Government Ministries & Agencies

Canadian Cultural Property Export Review Board
An independent tribunal of the Department of Canadian Heritage, the board certifies cultural property for income tax purposes and reviews appeals of applications for export permits that have been deni...
Canadian Museum of History
To enhance Canadians# knowledge, understanding and appreciation of events, experiences, people and objects that reflect and have shaped Canada#s history and identity, and also to enhance their awarene...
Statistics Canada
Canada's central statistical agency.


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