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4 March 2013: AU Alberta Studies Research Symposium


Organized and presented by researchers in Athabasca University's Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

MARCH 4, 2013

9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Location: AUE 1222
Teleconference: 1-877-385-4099  Code 6718860
Web-conference link:

Session 1: 9:00 to 10:00

Lorelei Hanson and Greg Powell: "Framing Climate Change in Wild Rose Country: A media perspective on climate change reporting in Alberta"

Mark A. McCutcheon: "Monster mines and pipelines: Frankenstein figures of fossil fuel technology"

Session 2: 10:20 to 11:40

Paul Kellogg: "Prairie Capitalism Revisited: Capital Accumulation and Class Formation in the New West"

Bob Barnetson: "Incidence of work and workplace injury among Alberta teenagers"

Jason Foster: "From 'Canadians First' to 'Workers Unite': Evolving Union Narratives of Migrant Workers"

Session 3: 1:15 to 2:55

Josh Evans: "Poverty Management Makeovers: Following ‘Housing First’ Policy in Alberta"

Carolyn Greene: "Exploring Criminal justice views and experiences of Muslim youth in Calgary"

Lorna Stefanick: "Information Access, Transparency, and Good Governance: the Alberta record"

Donica Belisle: "Selling Consumer Citizenship: Women, Retailers, and Alberta's Home Economics Weeks During the Great Depression"