Using Production Studies to Analyze Canada:
A People’s History
From: Cultural Industries.ca
Olivier Côté draws attention to English–French tensions in cultural production in Canada and demonstrates the insights provided by using a “production studies” approach.
Olivier Côté holds a PhD in Canadian history from Laval University. He specializes in the study of media representations of identity. His thesis, to be published by Les éditions du Septentrion in winter 2013, focuses on the context of production, dissemination, and reception of media and the popular series Canada: A People’s History. He has also published an article in the the prestigious French magazine Hermès on Quebecois and Canadian media coverage of French and Dutch referenda on the European integration project.