IIS Research Associates: Dr. Lynda Harling Stalker

Institute of Island Studies | Research Associates

Dr. Lynda Harling Stalker

Associate Professor, Sociology
St. Francis Xavier University
Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada

Dr. Lynda Harling Stalker is Associate Professor at St. Francis Xavier University, and studies the narratives of island cultural workers. Her current research project, with Dr. Kathryn Burnett (University of the West of Scotland), looks at the narratives of cultural workers on Scottish Islands in relation to issues such as migration, culture, heritage, and tradition.

Research interests: Culture, Island Studies, Narrative Research, Atlantic Canada, Work, Crafts, Creative and Cultural Industries, Traditions.


Scotland’s islands and cultural work: the ‘specialness’ of place
Kathryn Burnett and Lynda Harling Stalker
In Scotland and Islandness: Explorations in Community, Economy and Culture
Edited by Kathryn Burnett, Ray Burnett, and Mike Danson
2021 | Peter Lang

A Spectacle of Silencing: A Rural African-Canadian Woman’s Media Trial
Lynda Harling Stalker and Patricia Cormack
Cultural Sociology, Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1177/1749975520947852


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