Posts from the ‘cultural criticism’ category

From the slums of Shaolin…

Cary Campbell is a jazz studies student at Capilano University. Our recent podcast on rebranding and identity led to this piece on the power of analogy…

Read article

Identity and Authenticity at the Cosplay Cafe

Author: Bryce Doersam, research assistant for the Terry Project Podcast The entrance to the “cafe,” set up in a rented room in the UBC student union…

Read article

Passing Encounters: Towards a Visual Archive of Vancouver Public Culture

There’s an interesting and short – it ends Friday – exhibition in the lobby of the Lasserre building (map).  Passing Encounters: Towards a Visual Archive of…

Read article

#IdleNoMore at UBC – January 31st, 10:30am to 4:30pm

Sophia says: Recently a group of Indigenous and non-Indigenous students, faculty, and supporters have began to organize an event at UBC for January 31st. We share…

Read article

TEDxTT 2012: “Your Boyfriend Wants to be Pretty,” Nick Thornton.

Occasionally, and probably not often enough, young men are told to embrace their feminine side. But what does getting in touch with your “feminine side” actually…

Read article

What I Learned at the Airport

by Nick Thornton I was not going to join in on the debate and flurry of activity on the recent school shooting in Connecticut last week…

Read article

Transgender Human Rights FAQ: A Global Deficit

INTRODUCTION AND GLOBAL SIGNIFICANCE A conversation between two UBC students, overhead on the grassy knoll… Student A: Did you hear about the woman, Jenna Talackova, who…

Read article

Body & Mind: An Eating Disorders FAQ

The Terry project is pleased to announce a new section in the Terry blog. Here, we will present excellent FAQs written in our ASIC200 on various…

Read article

Fostering That “Feminine Side”

by Nick Thornton Occasionally, and probably not often enough, young men are told to embrace their feminine side. So out we go, attempting to be more…

Read article

How to be a Useful Cynic

by Nick Thornton I will start right off the bat by saying that on the surface and perhaps a little deeper, I myself am a cynic.…

Read article