Wilfrid Laurier University Graduate Calendar - 2013/2014
Canadian Excellence

Cultural Analysis and Social Theory

Faculty/Staff

Participating Graduate Faculty
  • Abderrahman Beggar, PhD (Paris-Sorbonne), Associate Professor of Languages & Literatures
  • Kofi Campbell, PhD (Western), Associate Professor (Brantford Campus)
  • Robert Diaz, PhD (City University of New York), Assistant Professor of Women and Gender Studies
  • Patricia Elliot, PhD (York), Professor of Sociology
  • Andrew Herman, PhD (Boston College), Associate Professor of Communication Studies
  • Morgan Holmes, PhD (Concordia), Assistant Professor
  • Penelope Ironstone, PhD (York), Associate Professor of Communication Studies
  • Shahnaz Khan, PhD (OISE/Toronto), Professor of Women and Gender Studies
  • Marta Marin-Domine, PhD (University Autonoma of Barcelona), Associate Professor of Languages & Literatures
  • Ashwani Peetush, PhD (Toronto), Associate Professor of Philosophy
  • Herbert Pimlott, PhD (Goldsmiths), Associate Professor of Communication Studies
  • Natasha Pravaz, PhD (York), Associate Professor of Anthropology
  • Alicia Sliwinski, PhD (Montreal), Associate Professor of Global Studies
  • Milo Sweedler, PhD (Emory), Associate Professor of Languages & Literatures; Graduate Co-ordinator
  • Margaret Toye, PhD (UWO), Associate Professor of Women and Gender Studies
  • Kenneth Werbin, PhD (Concordia), Assistant Professor of Contemporary Studies and Journalism
  • Jasmin Zine, PhD (OISE/Toronto), Associate Professor of Sociology
Note on Courses Contained in Graduate Calendar

As far as possible, each program attempts to provide a full range of core courses and electives. However, every course listed in this Calendar is not available in every session or every year.

Students are encouraged to consult the program/department to inquire about course offerings each year.

Course Offerings
Course # Title Credits
CQ600 Colloquium 0.5
CQ601 Cultural Analysis and Social Theory 0.5
CQ602 Approaches to Cultural Analysis 0.5
CQ610 Race, Gender and Imperialism 0.5
CQ611 Religion and Social Change 0.5
CQ612 [Trans] National Identities, New Media/tions and the Place of the Public 0.5
CQ613 Nostalgia and Exile: Memory, History, Identity 0.5
CQ614 Language Policies and the Politics of Language Identity 0.5
CQ615 Theories of Multiculturalism and Intercultural Dialogue 0.5
CQ616 The Idea of Progress and its Critiques 0.5
CQ620 Transforming Bodies 0.5
CQ621 The Social Body 0.5
CQ623 Technologies of Gender: Female Bodies and Feminist Communities in Cyberspace 0.5
CQ624 Rethinking the Body via Deleuze and Guattari 0.5
CQ625 Ethics, Affect and Embodiment 0.5
CQ626 Pornographic Bodies and North American Cultural Discourse 0.5
CQ630 Risk, Media and the Politics of Anxiety 0.5
CQ631 Cultural Studies in Theory and Practice 0.5
CQ632 Hybrid Discourses, Discourses of Hybridity 0.5
CQ633 Power, Hegemony and Resistance 0.5
CQ634 Visuality and Cultural Analysis 0.5
CQ635 Aesthetics and Politics 0.5
CQ640 Special Topics in Globalization, Identity, and Social Movements 0.5
CQ641 Special Topics in Body Politics 0.5
CQ642 Special Topics in Culture and Representation 0.5
CQ650 Directed Study 0.5
CQ695 Major Research Paper 1.0