Interview with Xiying Xu

By The Catalyst Editorial Board. Our team organized an interview with Xiying Xu who is currently living in Waterloo about her article “Butterfly(2004) and Hong Kong’s Pro-Democracy Collective Movements” which will be featured in the Spring edition of Chrysalis. In her article, she compares the movie Butterflyto Hong Kong’s Pro-Democracy movements.  Xiying recently graduated from McGill’s English undergraduate program with a focus on Cultural Studies from … Continue reading Interview with Xiying Xu

Interview with Weeam Ben Rejeb

By The Catalyst Editorial Board. Last week, our team met with Weeam Ben Rejeb to talk about her upcoming article “Disasters as Opportunities: The Disaster Capitalism Pitfall” in the new edition of Chrysalis. Her article explores the ways in which disaster relief has become characterized by capitalist ventures. If you are interested in her article, you can watch her thesis video, where she explains it … Continue reading Interview with Weeam Ben Rejeb

Interview with Marie Lemieux

By The Catalyst Editorial Board. The Catalyst team met with Marie Lemieux to discuss her upcoming article “Mother of the World: Politics of Transnational Female Childcare Provider Immigration” in the newest edition of Chrysalis coming out on April 10th.  Her article explores the dynamics of transnational childcare providers and how the process can be both disempowering and empowering for the childcare providers. If you are interested in her … Continue reading Interview with Marie Lemieux

Interview with Hilliard Wolfe

By The Catalyst Editorial Board. Our team interviewed Hilliard Wolfe to discuss his article “The Decline of Manufacturing as a Proportion of GDP in South Africa, Contextualized and Explained” in the upcoming edition of Chrysalis. In his article, Hilliard analyses the manufacturing industry in South Africa. You can watch his minute thesis video below if you are interested in his article.   Hilliard is a U2 … Continue reading Interview with Hilliard Wolfe

Interview with Alanna Sereboff

By The Catalyst Editorial Board. The Catalyst team had the pleasure of interviewing Alanna Sereboff to talk about her upcoming article “Making America Afraid Again: The Criminalization and Securitization of Migration in Post-9/11 America” in Chrysalis. Her article looks at the Trump, Obama, and Bush administrations in the United States and their policies regarding immigration and refugees. If you want to know more about her … Continue reading Interview with Alanna Sereboff

Interview with Emma Sitland

By The Catalyst Editorial Board. We met with Emma Sitland to talk about her upcoming piece “Women’s Social Movements in West Africa: What Makes a Success Story?” in Chrysalis Spring 2019. Her article looks at women’s social movements in Liberia and Sierra Leone. You can listen to her thesis video to learn more about her article. Originally from New Brunswick, Emma is pursuing an honours … Continue reading Interview with Emma Sitland

Interview with Suzanne Bonfils

By The Catalyst Editorial Board. Catalyst interviewed Suzanne Bonfils to discuss her upcoming article “China and the North Korean Refugee Crisis: State Sovereignty and the Dangers of ‘Strategic Ambivalence’” in Chrysalis. Her article addresses the strategic ambivalence of China towards North Korea, which has affected the North Korean refugee crisis greatly. If you are interested in her article, you can watch her thesis video, where … Continue reading Interview with Suzanne Bonfils