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Between Nowhere and Oblivion: Saskatchewan Perceived and Misconceived

It has been said that “when Canadians think of Saskatchewan – if they think of it at all—they think ‘flat and boring.’”

It has been said that “when Canadians think of Saskatchewan – if they think of it at all—they think ‘flat and boring.’” This is just one of many misconceptions about the province that this display attempts to scrutinize. By looking directly at the various ways the province is perceived, and by showcasing some of Saskatchewan’s most laughable tropes, perhaps a fuller picture beyond what Saskatchewan writer Sharon Butala terms “comfortably-believed, derogatory myths” can be formed. The University of Saskatchewan University Library's University Archives and Special Collections would like to invite you to visit this small display on the Ground and 3rd floors of the Murray Library and engage with the province as it is, and has been, perceived and misconceived. Read more . . .
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