Best Graduate Student Paper Award

Graduate Student draws upon Kenneth Burke ideology to win Prestigious Award

On February 4, Simon Fraser University's School of Communication announced on their website, that student Shivaun Corry has been awarded the title of Best Graduate Student Paper of the Year. She was awarded at the University of Victoria, her paper entitled, "Burke, Re-covenanting, and the Apology for the Residential Schools."

The abstract is given in the announcement, with her thesis loud and clear:
"Drawing on Kenneth Burke’s cycle of order, pollution, sacrifice and rebirth, this paper analyses Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s Apology for the Indian Residential School System and its media coverage as a process of re-covenanting."

Links to the announcement and to getting in touch with the right people to possibly read the actual paper can be found here.