Associate Faculty

Associate Faculty are derived from several departments, faculties and colleges at Western University. Associate Faculty may serve as 2nd readers on MA and/or PhD theses provided they possess SGPS supervisory privileges granted through their home department.

Tobias Nagl

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Email: tnagl@uwo.ca

Department

Film Studies

Research Areas

  • Film history and theory
  • the Frankfurt School
  • African American studies
  • silent film
  • political modernism and the historical avant-garde
  • popular music
  • experimental cinema
  • visual arts
  • Holocaust representation
  • postcolonial studies and European colonialism

Publications

“Afrolisation (Blueberry Hill Dub)”, in: Daniel Kojo Schrade, Philip Metz (ed.), AfroSat-1 (Berlin: Revolver, 2012)

“March 6, 1920: Chinese Students in Berlin raise charges of racism against Joe May’s Die Herrin der Welt,”in: Jennifer M. Kapczynski and Michael Richardson (ed.), A New History of German Cinema(Rocherster: Camden House, 2012)

“‘So Much Tenderness’: Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Günther Kaufmann, and the Ambivalences of Interracial Desire” (co-authored with Janelle Blankenship), in: Brigitte Peucker (ed.), A Companion to Rainer Werner Fassbinder (Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell Press, 2012)

“‘Sonst wären wir den Weg gegangen wie alle anderen’: Afro-deutsche Komparsen, Zeugenschaft und das Archiv der deutschen Filmgeschichte” [‘Or we would have gone the way of the all the others’: Afro-German bit players, testimony and the archive of German film history] in: Claudia Bruns, Arsal Dardan and Anette Dietrich (ed.), “Welchen der Steine du best”: Filmische Erinnerungen an den Holocaust[‘Whichever Stone You Lift’: Filmic Remembrance of the Holocaust] (Berlin: Bertz+Fischer, 2011)

“Projecting Desire, Rewriting Cinematic Memory: Gender and German Reconstruction in Frauleinein Deutsches Melodram,” in: Roy Grundmann (ed.), A Companion to Michael Haneke, (Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell Press, 2010)

“The Aesthetics of Race in European Film Theory” in: Trifonova Temenuga (ed.), European Film Theory (London: New York: Routledge, 2009)

“Louis Brody and the Black Presence in German Film before 1945. A Biographical Sketch,” in: Patricia Mazon, Reinhild Steingröver (ed.), Not So Plain As Black Or WhiteAfro-German Culture and History1890–2000 (Rochester: Rochester UP, 2005)

Book: Die unheimliche Maschine: Rasse und Repräsentation im Weimarer Kino[The Uncanny Machine: Race and Representation in Weimar Cinema](Munich: edition text+kritik, 2009) (winner of the Willy Haas Book Prize)

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Randall Pogorzelski

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Email: rpogorze@uwo.ca

Departments

Classical Studies

Research Areas

  • Roman literature, especially Augustan and early imperial poetry
  • classical reception
  • literary geography
  • politics in literature
  • nationalism and imperialism

Publications

articles on Lucan, Virgil, and James Joyce

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Paul Woodford

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Email: woodford@uwo.ca

Department

Music

Research Areas

  • philosophical, sociological, and political issues affecting the music teaching profession

Publications

Democracy and Music Education: Liberalism, Ethics, and the Politics of Practice (Indiana University Press, 2005)

“What Does Music Mean, and Can Music Education Really Matter?” InThe Place of Music in the 21st Century: One Hundred-Eleventh National Society for the Study of Education Yearbook. Eds.P. Schmidt & C. Benedict. New York: Teachers College Press, 2012. 34-50.

“Music Education and Social Justice: Toward a Radical Political History and Vision.” In Debates in Music Education. EdsG.Spruce & C. Philpott.London: Routledge, 2012. 85-101. 

“Dewey’s Bastard’s: Music, Meaning, and Politics.” In The Oxford Handbook of Music Education. New York: Oxford University Press, 2012. 698-701. 

“Two Political Models for Music Education and Their Implications for Practice.” In Sound Progress: Exploring Musical Development.Eds. H. Coll & A. Lamont .London, UK: National Association of Music Educators. 2009. 109-114. 

“Why Canada Does Not Have National Standards, Or Does It”? Canadian Music Educator, 51, no. 2 (2009): 34-39. 

“Democratic Elitism or Democratic Citizenship: The Politics of Music, Meaning and Education in Cold-War America.” Eufonia:Didactica de la Musica, 50 (2010): 23-33.

“Democracy, Pragmatist Aesthetics and the Choral Experience.” Diskussion MusikPaedagogik, 42, no. 2 (2009):53-59.

“Fear and Loathing in Music Education? Beyond Democracy and Music Education.” Action, Criticism and Theory for Music Education, 7, no. 1 (2008): 105-138.

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