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Wilfrid Laurier University Faculty of Arts
October 23, 2014
 
 
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Dr. Ghislain Thibault

Assistant Professor

Contact Information
Email: gthibault@wlu.ca
Phone: (519) 884-1970 ext.4086

Office Location: 2-136 DAWB

Biography

Ghislain Thibault received his PhD in Communication Studies from Université de Montréal in 2010. Before coming to Wilfrid Laurier University, he finished a one-year postdoc in the History of Science Department at Harvard University. Dr. Thibault’s research interests include media archaeology, communication theory, digital culture and history of science and technology. His current research project explores a history of machine theories and technological humanism in the mid-20th century.

Recent Publications

Thibault, G., & Hayward, Mark. (forthcoming 2014). Jean Le Moyne’s Itinéraire mécanologique: Machine Poetics, Reverie, and Technological Humanism. Canadian Literature (221).

Thibault, G. (forthcoming Nov. 24 2014). Wireless Pasts and Wired Futures. In J. Hadlaw, A. Herman & T. Swiss (Eds.), Theories of the Mobile Internet. Materialities and Imaginaries. London: Routledge. 

Thibault, G. (2013). The Automatization of Nikola Tesla: Thinking Invention in the Late Nineneenth Century. Configurations, 21(2).

Hayward, M., & Thibault, G. (2013). Machinic Milieus: Simondon, John Hart and Mechanology. Disability History Newsletter, 9(2), 28-33.

Thibault, Ghislain. (2010). Éthérotopies: retour sur des espaces hôtes. Intermédialités, no. 15, Exposer/Displaying, spring 2010, pp. 211-229.

Thibault Ghislain (2010) Qu’est-ce qu’un entretien ? COMMposite, vol. 13, no. 1, pp. 1-21.

Thibault Ghislain & Thierry Bardini (2008). “Éther 2.0: Révolutions sans-fil," Canadian Journal of Communication, 33(3), 257-378.