This aspect is even more visible when we look at the way presenters give their talks: they stand elevated on a stage and monologize
in front of their often sizable audiences.
To tell the story, even a story, of Canadian theatre is a dated notion that, for some, threatens to monologize
the plurality of voices engaged in the practice and research of drama, theatre, and performance.
Russian philosopher and linguist Mikhail Bakhtin believed the official language had the potential to monologize
all political discourse, leading to the eventual emergence of authoritarian rule.