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Lecture #1 notes notes for the first lecture, including explanations of course concepts

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Department
Humanities
Course
HUMA 1200
Professor
Peter Stevens
Semester
Winter

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Contexts of Canadian CultureNotes for Lecture 1Finding the borderDefining the border creating us and them Our nation has an imagined border dividing people into us and themFilling the national center creating imagined political communities and telling stories about ourselves We imagine that our fellow citizens share the same connection to the country as usa nation is an imagined political communitythe ability of a nation to exercise its own power is called sovereigntyidentity a way to communicate your values both to associate with and distinguish yourself from others something you arepublicprivate identity war negotiating who we want to be
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