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


Events

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Speaker Series Presents

Upcoming visiting guest lecturers include Frances Dyson on "Sound, Sense and Sensing", Eric Cazdyn on "The Non-Coincidence of the Future", and many others.

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Conferences

The Centre sponsors a variety of seminars, conferences, publications and an active program of lectures and colloquia by both internal and external faculty.
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The Theory Sessions Fall 2014

A forum for the exchange of ideas to promote interdisciplinary research in theory at the Centre and across campus. Vladimir Cristache on "The Glass Subject (Of Modernity): Walter Benjamin and The Photograph"


Featured Research

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Uncertainty is Islam's 'sixth pillar'

Featured profile of Doctoral candidate Kamran Ahmed and other faculty and students 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.

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Recent Dissertations and Theses

William E. Rankin IV, Experiencing Nothing: Anxiety and the Philosophy of Alain Badiou

Christopher Langlois, Literature in the Archive of Terror: Badiou, Blanchot, Beckett

Grant Dempsey, Deleuze's Apocalypse

Kate Lawless, Preservationist Aesthetics: Memory, Trauma and the New Global Enclosures

Jonathan R. Fardy, A Photographer Develops: Reading Robinson, Rejlander, and Cameron

Christopher M. Bomba, Crossing the Law: Trans Activism, Aleatory Materialism, and the Analyst's Discourse

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