Language usage, as I am using the term (others will have different ways of using it), is concerned with how we use language for specified purposes. My study of language usage includes an interest in how power at times distorts language, because it has the power to do so. Language usage also concerns itself with the distinction between rhetoric and reality. As well, the category is concerned with the formal, systematic study of rhetoric, and with humanity’s attempts to define reality.

Whereas cubist art varies from legible to illegible, the dominant model of critical interpretation of cubism has remained at all times legible

Memories of walking along Davisville Ave. in Toronto in 1975

Land-use decision making offers a unique avenue for historical analysis – in Stratford, as elsewhere

Stories we tell ourselves, about ourselves, help determine the course of our lives; and we can change the stories for the better

Journalists from the New York Times will visit the Stratford Festival Forum to lead conversations about who Othello is today – Stratford Festival sponsored article in Toronto Star

Gentrification along the Lachine Canal is leaving the area’s original working-class residents dispossessed and forgotten – March 26, 2019 Montreal Gazette article (Steven High)

“Modern movement” in architecture gave rise to “an intellectual time bomb with a very long fuse,” says planner Ken Greenberg

Modernism, postmodernism, and postmodernity are ways of shaping historical time into epochs

To install a handrail, first locate the wall-studs; a YouTube video will show you how