Centre for the Study of Theory and Criticism
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    Welcome: to the Centre for the Study of Theory and Criticism

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    A vibrant intellectual community:

    A vibrant intellectual community

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    Advanced study in theoretical problems and practices :

    Advanced study in theoretical problems and practices



Speaker Series Presents

Upcoming visiting guest lecturers include David Ferris on "Politics of the Useless: The Question of Art in Benjamin and Heidegger", and Gary Genosko with "Discourse Is (Not) the Enemy: Félix Guattari and Pathic Understanding", and many others...



The Centre sponsors a variety of seminars, conferences, publications and an active program of lectures and colloquia by both internal and external faculty and students. CFP Trans- and Trance Graduate Student Conference, March 5-7.


The Theory Sessions 2015

A forum for the exchange of ideas to promote interdisciplinary research in theory at the Centre and across campus. New winter schedule!

Featured Research


Putting Nature Back Into Thinking

Featured profile of Doctoral candidate Ben Woodard, and other students and faculty at the Theory Centre conducting research in a number of interdisciplinary fields.
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Recent Publications

Monographs, essay collections, and recent journals articles by faculty and students at the Centre.


Recent Dissertations and Theses

Vincent Marzano-Poitras, De Heidegger à Henry, critique de la transcendance et phénoménologie du corps vivant


Doctoral Public Lecture

Sheena Yates discusses her work on "Emptiness in Agoraphobic Patients: Theoretical Considerations From a Psychoanalytic Perspective", March 4.

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