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.
Psychology, King’s University College
- Consciousness Studies
- Mathematical Modelling
Barušs, I. (2017). Consciousness: Where we are at. Consciousness: Ideas and Research for the
Barušs, I., van Lier, C., & Ali, D. (2014). Alterations of consciousness at a self-development seminar: A Matrix Energetics seminar survey. Journal of Consciousness Exploration and Research, 5(11), 1064–1086.‡
Barušs, I. (2014). A vision for the Society for Consciousness Studies. Journal of Consciousness Exploration and Research, 5(6) 551–555.‡ [Guest Editorial]
Barušs, I. (2014). Questions about interacting with invisible
Barušs, I. (2014). Rethinking the inevitability of
Barušs, I. & Rabier, V. (2014). Failure to replicate retrocausal recall. Psychology of Consciousness: Theory, Research, and Practice, 1(1), 82–91.‡
Barušs, I. (2014). The politics of science. Hypnology: The Journal of Hypnosis and Consciousness Exploration, 2, 37–38.† [Extract from Science as a Spiritual Practice]
English, King’s University College
- Intersections of Modern Art and Modern Drama;
- Samuel Beckett;
- Critical Theory
“The Temporal Theatres of Sculpture and Drama: Wole Soyinka and New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art.” Kronoscope: Journal for the Study of Time. Vol. 7, No. 1, Leiden: Brill, 2007, pp. 3-32.
“From Italy to Tunisia: Paul Klee’s Mediterranean Journal” in Modernism and Modernity in the Mediterranean World, eds. Pietropaolo, Domenico and Luca Somigli. New York, Ottawa, Toronto: Legas, 2006, pp. 305-334.
“Twentieth-Century Theatrical Mimesis in Theory and Practice: A Failed Deconstruction,” in De Spiegel van Stendhal. Eds. E. Jongeneel and B. van Heusden. Groningen: Historische Uitgeverij, 1999. 182-95.
“Waiting and Deconstruction: Between Order and Chaos in Post-Modern Drama” in Time, Order, Chaos - The Study of Time IX, New Jersey: International Universities Press, 1998. 63-75.
- Physical Culture & Health at Indian Residential Schools
- Qualitative Research
- Understanding 'Development' Through Sport
- Aboriginal Sport History
- Sociology of Sport
- Community Development through Qualitative Methods
2017 "'The only good thing that happened at school': Colonising narratives of sport in the Indian School Bulletin" (with Michael Heine) British Journal of Canadian Studies 30(2):205-225
2017 "‘Welcome to the Olympic Victims Hotel’: Homelessness and the 1976 Montreal Olympic Games" (with Sophy Chan) Sport in Society
2016 "Negotiating Difference: How Aboriginal Athletes in the Maritimes Brokered their Involvement in Canadian Sport" (with Vanessa Lodge-Gagné and Audrey Giles) The International Journal of the History of Sport 33(16):1943-1962
2016 "The Illusion of Inclusion: Agenda 21 and the Commodification of Indigenous Culture in Olympic Games" PUBLIC: Art | Culture | Ideas 53(Mega-Event Cities)
2016 "Truth, Reconciliation, and the Politics of the Body in Indian Residential School History" (with Evan J. Habkirk) History Matters
2015 "Make the Indian Understand his Place: Politics and the Establishment of the Tom Longboat Awards at Indian Affairs and the Amateur Athletic Union of Canada" Sport in History 35(2):241-270
Religious Studies, King's University College
- Islamic Philosophy
- Medieval Thought
- Jewish Thought
“Where is Paradise? Eschatology in Early Medieval Judaic and Islamic Thought,” in Dionysius XXV, December 2007, Dalhousie University Press, 153-176.
“The Finitude of the World and the End of Human Knowledge: The Reformulation of the Philoponean Proofs in medieval Jewish thought,” in Migrating Texts, W. Sweet (ed.), Ottawa University Press.
The Book of Beliefs and Convictions of Saadya Gaon al-Fayyumi (Kitab al-
Women's Studies and Feminist Research
Faculty of Information and Media Studies
- Critical Theory and Cultural Studies;
- Sexuality, Gender and Popular Culture;
- Feminist Theory; Queer Theory;
- Representation, Subjectivity and Embodiment, particularly in response to AIDS and the Holocaust;
- AIDS and Cultural Production;
- Sexuality and Citizenship (focus on race, class and ethnicity);
- Medicalization and the Media; Media and Resistance
"Suffer the Children: National Crisis, Affective Collectivity and the Sexualized Child." Canadian Review of American Studies 42.1 (2012): 82-104
"Testimony, Healthism and the Production of Surplus Value: The People vs. Cancer and the Spectacle of Survival." Future of Testimony Conference, 2011
- Sound Art
- Performance and Performativity
- Curatorial Practice
- Techniques of Museums
- Failure Aesthetics
2017 "Hit, Hit Maker, Hit Parade", artist pages for the Performance Art and the Public Sphere anthology, ed. Ana Pais, Lisbon: Orfeu Negro; 7 pages.
2016 "Shhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhe: Silence and Sound in Performance", essay for More Caught in the Act, eds. Johanna Householder and Tanya Mars, YYZ Books; 20 pages.
2016 "With: Alexandre St-Onge's Cosmo-Touch", essay for Alexandre St-Onge
2015 "Heard and Misheard Notes" for Volumes, eds. Martin Arnold & Christof Migone, Blackwood Gallery; 15 pages.
2014 “Sans Sourdines”, in Home Sweet Home, à propos de l’inquiétude, Montréal: Dazibao; 18 pages.
2014 "Foursome", Beckett and Musicality, eds. Sara Jane Bailes and Nicholas Till, Ashgate; 17 pages.
2012 Migone, Christof. Sonic Somatic: Performances of the Unsound Body. Berlin: Errant Bodies Press; 282 pages.
2011 Migone, Christof. The Rise and Fall of the Sounds and Silences from Mars. Toronto: Parasitic Ventures Press; 182 pages.
- 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
“March 6, 1920: Chinese Students in Berlin raise charges of racism against Joe May’s Die Herrin der Welt,
“‘So Much Tenderness’: Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Günther Kaufmann, and the Ambivalences of Interracial Desire” (co-authored with Janelle Blankenship),
“Projecting Desire, Rewriting Cinematic Memory: Gender and German Reconstruction in Fraulein,
“The Aesthetics of Race in European Film Theory”
“Louis Brody and the Black Presence in German Film before 1945. A Biographical Sketch,”
Women's Studies and Feminist Research
- Gender and sexuality studies, including queer theory, feminist theory and critical race theory;
- Cultural studies;
- Indigenous film and media;
- contemporary queer Canadian culture, including Canadian cinema, Canadian popular culture, and Canadian literature;
- science fiction and
Pearson, Wendy and Susan Knabe. Zero Patience. Vancouver: Arsenal Pulp Press, 2011.
Reverse Shots: Indigenous Film and Media in an International Context. Ed. Wendy Gay Pearson and Susan Knabe. Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2014.
- Roman literature, especially Augustan and early imperial poetry
- classical reception
- literary geography
- politics in literature
- nationalism and imperialism
Centre for Global Studies, Huron University College
- Indigenous Self-Determination
- Decolonization and Decoloniality
- Modern State Formation and Capitalism
- philosophical, sociological, and political issues affecting the music teaching profession
“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. Eds. G.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
“Why Canada Does Not Have National
“Democratic Elitism or Democratic Citizenship: The Politics of Music, Meaning and Education in Cold-War America.” Eufonia
“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.