CANA 1F91 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Maple Leaf, Collective Memory

45 views2 pages
Monday, May 2, 2016
Office; GL215
Hours; Tuesday 14:00-16:00
Email; BDERUITER@brocku.ca (email wait 24 hours for reply)
CANA1F91 Lecture #1
“The Imagined Community
Objective:
- Discuss the meaning of the imagine community
- think about how it applies to Canada
Key Terms:
- Imagined Community
- Collective memory
- Symbols
- Myths
Benedict Anderson
- “is imagined b/c the members of even the smallest nation will never know most of its fellow
members, meet them, or even hear of them. Yet in the minds of each lives the image of their
communion”
- What binds us together? How do we become a nation/community?
We can do that by having similar interests, ideas, values and recognize similar meanings behind
symbols.
 Diversity of Canada
-Regionalism
-French-english relation (Conquest and fear of assimilation)
- Aboriginals (marginalization and assimilation)
- Demographic diversity
 Creating an imagine community
- Collective memory
-Benefits of collective memory
1. help to construct unity
2. create pride and patriotism
3. define who we are and who we are not
- Tom Axworthy
find more resources at oneclass.com
find more resources at oneclass.com
Unlock document

This preview shows half of the first page of the document.
Unlock all 2 pages and 3 million more documents.

Already have an account? Log in

Get access

Grade+
$10 USD/m
Billed $120 USD annually
Homework Help
Class Notes
Textbook Notes
40 Verified Answers
Study Guides
1 Booster Class
Class+
$8 USD/m
Billed $96 USD annually
Homework Help
Class Notes
Textbook Notes
30 Verified Answers
Study Guides
1 Booster Class