Upcoming Courses

Courses at the Centre are taught by both Core and Non-core faculty at Western, as well emeritus faculty and visiting lecturers.  

Group A: aesthetics, philosophy, psychoanalysis, language theory
Group B: social, cultural and political theory
Group C: topical focus covering a variety of theorists from the above areas, as well as 19th-century, modern, and contemporary theory

More information about course requirements can be found here.



FALL Instructor
Metamorphoses of the Letter [C] Laurence de Looze
Zones of Entanglement: Philosophy, the Life Sciences and Medicine 1785-2012 [A] Tilottama Rajan
The Subject of the Object [C] Peter Schwenger
Mimesis in Modernity [A] John Vanderheide
From Dada To Dank Memes: Revolt, Revulsion, and Discontent [C] Andrew Wenaus
Reconciliation and its Discontents: Theory, Art, Critique [A] Pauline Wakeham


WINTER Instructor
Bergson: Cine-Perception [C] Janelle Blankenship
Keywords for the 21st Century [B] Regna Darnell
Post-work Imaginaries [B] Michael Gardiner
French Enlightenment Thought and the Rise of Materialism [A] Edward Matthews
Under Elding Towers, Among Dimming Stars: The Spaces and Politics of Modernity Allan Pero