Centre for the Study of Theory and Criticism

Committees

Committee terms begin effective July 1.
Committees can view a copy of the Centre's Constitution here.
Students can view a copy of the Student Assembly Constitution here.

Graduate Studies Committee

The Graduate Studies Committee (GSC) is the governing body of the Centre. The GSC has the obligation to defend and promote the interests of the Centre, and to serve as a liaison between the Centre, its students, and the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (SGPS). The GSC advises on issues relating to strategic direction and management of the Centre.

Membership:
Jan Plug (Director, committee Chair)
Regna Darnell (Anthropology)
Nick Dyer Witheford (Information & Media Studies)
Calin Mihailescu (Modern Languages & Literature)
Tilottama Rajan (English)
Natalie Trevino (PhD rep)
Lee Fraser (MA rep)

Research Committee

The Research Committee is responsible for the administration of the Centre's annual Speaker Series. This committee serves to coordinate and manage conferences, and to address other research-related issues and initiatives as they arise. 

Membership:
CSTC Director (committee Chair)
Tim Blackmore (Information & Media Studies)
Mary Helen McMurran (English)
Allan Pero (English)
Scott Schaffer (Sociology)
Eva Cupchik (PhD rep)
Tomas Boudreau (MA rep)

Steering and Advisory Committee

Responsibilities of this committee are to promote the continued success of the Centre, and to provide advice on administrative matters and issues relating to the direction and management of the Centre.

Membership:
Dean of Social Science (Chair)
Dean of Arts & Humanities
Dean of Information & Media Studies
Director of the Centre
Joel Faflak (English)
Christopher Keep (English)
Scott Schaffer (Sociology)
Natalie Trevino (PhD rep)
Tomas Boudreau (MA rep)

Qualifying Examination Committee

The Qualifying Exam Committee is responsible for the administration of program requirements unique to the Doctoral degree, such as Core Qualifying Examinations.

Membership:
Antonio Calcagno (Philosophy & Religious Studies at King's)
Scott Schaffer, Chair (Sociology)
Sharon Sliwinski (Information & Media Studies)