Mark F. N. Franke
Centre for Global Studies, Huron University College
Education: BA, MA University of Victoria; PhD, Johns Hopkins University
Subjectivity; relations of space, place, time, movement, and change; political ontology; postcolonial theory; sexual difference and production of gender; feminist theory; responsibility, ethics, and rights; refugee studies; cultural encounter and the formation of identity; political judgement; and citizenship, law, and sovereignty.
Publications: Book: Global Limits: Immanuel Kant, International Relations, and Critique of World Politics (SUNY Press, 2001). Articles: published on issues and debates in international ethics and the grounding of modern human rights discourse in colonial interests.
Works in progress: a series of interconnecting articles engaging: the spatial limits of international human rights discourse and the inability of this discourse to address human displacement; efforts within international humanitarianism to territorialise refugees; and theorising rights and ethics in terms of the norms of human movement.
- Inna Viriasova: Life Beyond Politics: Toward the Notion of the Unpolitical, PhD thesis, 2013
- Dock Currie: Composing the Cities of Flow: Unitary Urbanism and the Ontology of Water Infrastructure, MA thesis, 2012
- David Janzen: The Right to Politics, MA thesis, 2011
- Corey Katz: The Territorialisation of Responsibility: International Relations, Kant, and the Failure of the Levinasian Turn, MA thesis, 2007
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