GRADUATE SUPERVISION

PhD Supervision (completed)

2016 Megan Sandhu, “University-Community Partnerships: An Action-Humanities Approach to Addressing Homelessness” (Humanities)

2015 Joshua Synenko, “A Cosmopolitics of Exile in Postnational Europe: Memory and Aesthetics after the Crisis” (Humanities)

2011 Fiona Stewart, “In the Beginning was the Garden: Anna Lesznai and Hungarian Modernism 1906-1919” (Humanities)

2007 Choi Wing Yee, Kimburley, “Remade in Hong Kong: How Hong Kong People Use Hong Kong Disneyland” (co-supervisor, Cultural Studies Lingnan University)

PhD Supervision (in progress)

2016- Shahab Bayani, "Mobility and Masculinity in Aviation" (Humanities)

2016- Natalja Chestapalova, “Archive-as-Medium: Topology of the Archival Impulse at the Intersections of Cinematic, Theatrical, and Multimodal Methods” (Communication and Culture)

2016- Shoshana Elharar, “Tel Aviv-Jaffa, one city, two worlds” (Humanities)

2014- Mina Rajabi-Paak, "Philanthropy and the City" (Humanities)

2013- Jilynn Quek, “Videogames as a Medium for Storytelling” (Humanities)

2012- Nathaniel Weiner, “The Mediated ‘Look’; Menswear, Masculinity and Consumption Online” (Communication and Culture)

2012- Jordana de Bloeme, “Creating Yiddishist Youth: The Vilna Educational Society and the Turn to Youth in Interwar Vilna” (Humanities)

2012- Robert Beghetto, “Ubiquitous Denizens: Secularism, Modernity and their Impact on the Modern Stranger” (Humanities)

2010- Jane Kim, “Cinematic Border Crossings: Toronto Film and Media Arts Festivals as Sites of Trans-local Negotiation and Meaning Production” (Humanities)

MA Supervision (completed)

2016 Karl Petschke, “The Brick Works: A Post-Humanist Mapping” (MRP Communication and Culture)

2016 Alicia Edwards, “Ripped and Consumed: Jack the Ripper and the Practice of Macabre London” (MRP Humanities)

2015 Renée M. H. Alleyn, “Cosmopolitan Nationalism and its Theoretical Application in/for Studies of the Canadian National Project” (MRP Communication and Culture)

2014 Hannah Tough, “Beyond Post-colonialism: Aboriginal Identity Production and Digital Technologies” (MRP Communcation and Culture)

2014 Monireh Mohammadi, “The Paradoxes of Representation” (MRP Humanities)

2013 Manisha Aggarwal-Schifellite, “‘Strictly for Men’: Representing Masculinity and Consumer Culture in Esquire Magazine” (MRP Communication and Culture)

2013 Jilynn Quek, “An Adventurer Like You: Heroic Quests in the Video Game Medium” (MRP Humanities)

2013 Tino Economou, “Landmark Films of the 70s: Capitalism, Masculinity and Violence” (MRP Humanities)

2012 Jamie Giannou, “How the Early German Romantics Invented ‘Writing in Role’: Friedrich Schlegel and Drama as Pedagogy” (MRP Humanities)

2010 Martin Parrot, “The Volatile Hermes: A Critique of Frances A. Yates’ Approach to the History of Renaissance and Early Modern Hermeticism” (MRP Humanities)

2004 Chow Sze-Chun, “Traces of Desire and Fantasy: The Government-Generated Discourse on Technology in Post-Handover Hong Kong” (Cultural Studies)

MA Supervision (in progress)

PhD Committees (completed)

2016 Lai-Tze Fan, “Pre|digital Liminalities: A Hermeneutics of the Intermedial and Materiality in the Print Intermedial Novel” (Communication and Culture)

2016 Gorcin Dizdar: “The Symbolism of the Stecak Stones: Heterodoxy, Politics and Culture in the Medieval Balkans” (Humanities)

2014 William J. Urban, “Sexuated Topology and the Suspension of Meaning: A Non-Hermeneutical Phenomenological Approach to Textual Analysis” (Humanities, defended May 2014)

PhD Committees (in progress)

2016- Glen Wood, "Urban Discourses and Subcultural Urban Cinema" (working title) (Cinema and Media Studies)

2016- George Martin, "Urban Heritage" (working title) (Communication and Culture)

2015- Tracey Thomas, "Graphic Novels and the Urban" (Humanities)

2015- Mark Terry, "Documentary Film as a Data Delivery System for International Policymakers" (Humanities)

2015- Christina Foisy, "Electroshock Narratives" (Humanities)

2015- Caitlin Janzen (Sociology)

2015- Jonathan Petrychyn, “Space, Place, and Belonging in Queer Film Festivals in Western Canada” (Communication and Culture)

2015- Jason Wang, "Urban Walking: Configuring the Modern City as Cultural and Spatial Practice" (Communication and Culture)

2015- Noa Yaari, “Visual Literacy in History: An Analytical Approach to Using Visual Evidence in the Historiography of Early Modern Italy in the 19th-21st Centuries” (History)

2014- Fabian Voegeli, “Modern Democracy, Secularization and the Post-Secular” (Social and Political Thought)

2012- Jing Xu, “Seeing the Past in the Present: Foreign Architectural Heritages in the Cities of Harbin and Dalian” (Humanities)

2012- Colin Dignam, “The Mentor Figure in Heroes’ Journeys” (Humanities)

2011- Justin Derry, “Speculative Co-Existence and Entangled Ecologies: Emerging Infectious Diseases as Nonhuman Actors” (Humanities)

2011- Bill Blackstock, “Cultural Studies and Cultural Politics” (Humanities)

MA Committees (completed)

2017 Jesse Cumming, “The Emergence of Mobile Livestreaming Technology In Public Space and Protest Movements” (MRP, Communication and Culture)

2017 Jade Guthrie, "Cultivating Diasporic Female Identity in the City: A Place-Based Case Study of the Thorncliffe Community Market" (MRP, Communication and Culture)

2016 Shahab Bayani, Subaltern Masculinity: Complicating Identity Construction in the Age of Global Fear (Humanities)

2016 Anton Titov, “Nina Berberova: Lost in Translation” (Humanities)

2015 Emma Thompson, “Left Out: A Revealing Look into the Everyday Fashion Choices of Individuals with Mobility Disabilities” (MA Thesis, Communication and Culture)

2015 Stephanie Todd, “Shakespeare’s Tempest as a Meditation on Power” (Humanities)

2014 Angie Wong, “Phenomenological Wanderings: Deep Reality in Heidegger and Daoist Philosophy” (MRP Humanities)

2014 Sean Steele, “Finding the Cosmic Centre: The Transcendental Ground of Classical Greece in a Morphological History” (MRP Humanities)

2014 Chris Satoor, “‘A Part’ of this World’: Deleuze and the Logic of Creation” (MRP Humanities)

2013 Daniel Guadagnolo, “The Dandy in the United States between 1960 and 1973: African American Influences on the Peacock Revolution” (MRP Communication and Culture)

2013 Ghina Al-Dajani, “Authenticity and Hybridity in Alienation: National Identity in the Palestinian Diaspora” (MA Thesis, Communication and Culture)

2013 Ryan Maharaj, “The Thunderbolt of Zeus: Adaptations and Manifestations” (MRP Humanities)

2013 Alexander T. Hurezeanu, “Apocalypse and Utopia: Hope After the Bombs” (MRP Humanities)

2012 Marva Milo: “Gender and Genre in Two Accounts of World War II” (MRP Humanities)

2012 Dawn Anthony: “Lucius, Trimalchio and Modern Ideology: A Discourse on the Position of Freedmen in Roman Society” (MRP Humanities)

2011 Andrea C. Valente: “Testimonies of a Life in Translation: [Self]-Representation, Discourse and Memory in Olga Benario’s Auto/biography and Film” (MRP Humanities)

2011 Niloufar Motaref: “One Myth, Two Stories” (MRP Humanities)

2010 Gorcin Dizdar: “The Symbols of the Stecak Stones” (MRP Humanities)

2002 Angeles Espinaco-Virseda, “‘I had absolutely no idea that so many women love as I do …’: Subculture, Die Freundin, and the Construction of the Lesbian Identity in the Weimar Republic” (History)

MA Committees (in progress)

2015- Macwan, Rajesh