Joel Faflak (on leave January 2012 - June 2012)
Department of English, John Charles Polanyi Prize 2001
Education: BA, MA, PhD, Western
Psychoanalysis and its histories; psychoanalysis and philosophy; 18th- and 19th-century philosophy; Romanticism; organizations of knowledge.
Books: (author) Romantic Psychoanalysis: The Burden of the Mystery (SUNY, 2007; softcover 2009); (co-author) Revelation and Knowledge: Romanticism and Religious Faith (U of Toronto Press, 2011); (co-editor) Nervous Reactions: Victorian Recollections of Romanticism (SUNY, 2004; softcover 2009); (co-editor) Cultural Subjects: A Popular Culture Reader (Thomson-Nelson, 2005); (editor) Sanity, Madness, Transformation: The Psyche in Romanticism (Toronto, 2005; softcover 2009); (editor), Confessions of An English Opium- Eater, by Thomas De Quincey (Broadview, 2009); (co-editor) The Romanticism Handbook (Continuum 2011); (co-editor) The Handbook to Romanticism Studies (Blackwell 2011). Journal Issues: "Romantic Psyche and Psychoanalysis" (Praxis 2009); "Romanticism and History" (European Romantic Review 2003); "Deviance and Defiance" (European Romantic Review 2006); "Guilt" (English Studies in Canada 2006).
- Sarah Thorne: The Cleaving of House and Home: A Lacanian Analysis of Architectural Aesthetics, MA thesis, 2012
- Jennifer Gartner: From Terminology to Ontology, MA thesis, 2011
- Sheena McKay: Taboo, Laughter, Shame in Psychoanalysis, MA thesis, 2008
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