Upcoming Courses

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



Course Title Instructor
The Performance of Race Nigel Joseph
Immaterial Mary Helen McMurran
Writing Aloud: Theories of Sound and Silence Christof Migone
Social Theory in the Age of Austerity Matt Stahl
Techniques of the Body in Greece, Rome, and the Modern Era Charles Stocking


Course Title Instructor
Reading Marx and the Marxist Tradition Tom Carmichael
Why (and how) are things similar?: Analogy, Example, Metaphor, Taxonomy Laurence de Looze
Cyberwar Theory Nick Dyer Witheford
Feminist Phenomenology Helen Fielding
Postwork Imaginaries Michael Gardiner
Existential Risk Joshua Schuster