Dr. Orion Ussner Kidder

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May 242015
 
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Portrait smallThis is the home page for Dr. Orion Ussner Kidder, professor of English. He teaches in Vancouver, BC, mostly on composition and drama. He publishes on comic books and related areas: science fiction and fantasy, genre theory, visual narrative theory, and feminism/gender.

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311 Week 4: Titus Andronicus pt 1

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Sep 262016
 
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English 311, Week #4: Titus Andronicus, Titus and Aaron

311 Week 3: Romeo and Juliet pt 2

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Sep 192016
 
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English 311, Week #3: Romeo and Juliet, Sacrifice and Forgiveness

311 Week 2: Romeo and Juliet pt 1

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Sep 122016
 
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English 311, Week #2: Romeo and Juliet, Patriarchy and Violence

311 Week 1: Introduction

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Aug 272016
 
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English 311, Week #1: Introduction to the Course, Cultural Studies, and Shakespeare’s World

 

Distraction, “Indian” Impersonating, Elizabeth Warren, and a Small Confession

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Jul 082016
 
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I recently got into a Twitter discussion about Donald Trump calling Elizabeth Warren “Pocahontas,” and it turned into a complicated problem. I want to say upfront, though, that it’s obviously a cynical ploy to discredit her. That’s the most important part. The rest, however, is intriguing and important.

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