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Ephemeral Territories: Representing Nation, Home, and Identity in Canada

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What does it mean to be at home? In a critical engagement with notions of territory, identity, racial difference, separatism, multiculturalism, and homelessness, this book delves into the question of what it means to belong--in particular, what it means to be at home in Canada. Ephemeral Territories weaves together many narratives and representations of Canadian identity-- ...more
Paperback, 224 pages
Published February 11th 2003 by Univ Of Minnesota Press (first published January 1st 2003)
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One of the most remarkable scholars whose work flipped me fill circle in my respect for her philosophical splendor. This book was research for a class, but is now a prized entry in my favored collection. I cannot wait to read more of her, and work together on a graduate level.
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Erin Manning holds a University Research Chair in the Faculty of Fine Arts at Concordia University (Montreal, Canada). She is also the director of the Sense Lab (, a laboratory that explores the intersections between art practice and philosophy through the matrix of the sensing body in movement. In her art practice she works between painting, dance, fabric and sculpture (http://www ...more