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Master's Research Project titles

NameTitleYearDegree
Barfoot, CatherineFree Learning In Ontario2017M.A.
Lachowicz, PeterAn Existenital Investigation into the Powerful Uncertainty of Death and the resulting Gap that occurs between Phenomenal entities and their Apparent/Semblant counterpart in the interdependent relation of In-person Interaction and Digital Messaging: the Battle between Dasein either Being-with other Daseins or Being-Alongside-the-Other2017M.A.
Kunze, MichaelPlay and the Revolution of Everyday Life2017M.A.
Brownrigg, ErikTracing Ethics: Derrida2017M.A.
Lu, JunPreliminary Thinking:
The Cultural Revolution as a Defense Against Persecutory Anxiety
2017M.A.
Mastrocola, ChristopherMarcuse on Primary Narcissism: A Reinterpretation2016M.A.
Khan, SadiaAdam Smith at the Margins
The Colonial Question in the Wealth of Nations
2016M.A.
Nusbaum, JordanThe Way Through Nietzsche's Garden2016M.A.
Correia, TylerComing to Terms with Modernity:
The Possibility of Politics in the Works of Arendt and Rawls
2016M.A.
Friesen, RachelleMaking Life Permanently Temporary: An Analysis of Settler Colonialism in Jerusalem2016M.A.
Serykh, DaryaGay Liberation Versus Soviet Oppression: Constructing and Regulating U.S. Homonational Identity during the Cold War2015M.A.
Niloofar, GolkarRethinking the Center
Critique of the Theory of the Primitive Accumulation and the Situation of the Temporary Working Women in Ontario
2015M.A.
Duncan, MaijaPolitics and the Myth of Sovereignty:
Affects of Nationalism and Protest in the 2012 Quebec Spring
2015M.A.
Leal, SeverinBuilding Knowledges of Love and Sex: A Review of Monogamy and Sex Work Literature2015M.A.
Behnam, AminiState Power and Class Power in the Post–Revolutionary Iranian State2015M.A.
Placzek, Richard"Melodramatic State Terror"2015M.A.
O'Callaghan, ConnorPoverty as State Violence2014M.A.
Abdul Hamid Khan, SalmaanReflections on Orthodox Marxism2014M.A.
Bannis, AlbertThe Socio-economic, Cultural and Political impact of Cell Phone Technology due to the Deregulation in Dominica2013M.A.
Alamdar, NegarOntologizing Ideologies of Neoliberalism and the resistance of Transcending Identities2012M.A.
Rodriguez, J. SantiagoThe Significance of Social Imaginaries: Reading Cornelius Castoriadis and Benedict Anderson2012M.A.
Anna McIntoshFoundations for an Inclusive Approach to the Study of Psychology in an Interconnected World2012M.A.
Yasar BukanTheory of State Relations in Ibn Khaldun's Philosophy2012M.A.
Kerpel, MarkHistorical Specificity in the Thought of Karl Marx2012M.A.
Dwyer, AshedaThe politics of chanting down Babylon: Re-reading the 1960 reports on the Rastafar-I of Kingston, Jamaica2011M.A.
Malcolm, CristopherThe Whole is False: Adorno's Negative Materialism2011M.A.
Sarkeesian, Anita"I'll make a man out of you": Strong women in science fiction and fantasy television2010M.A.
Adjemian, JonathanFanon: the uses of psychology
Psychiatry, group dynamics and the work of social change
2010M.A.
Voegeli, FabianTemporality and Potentiality in Ancient and Modern Techniques of the Self2010MA
Heer, AmritPostulating Chance in Deleuze2010MA
Crighton, ClaireTo put it briefly: Freshman composition and the politics of concise writing in modern America2010MA
Upadhyay, NishantBuilding Consciousness and Redefining Politics: Going beyond class2010M.A.
Harman, JasonNothing of Substance: A Spinozist Response to Emmanuel Levinas2009M.A.
Selimovic, AdnanPsychopolitics of Childhood: Trauma of Modernity and the Political Prospects of Bosnia Youth2009M.A.
Cimino, FrancoRepresentation De-sutured: Between Pathos and Intermittency2009M.A.
Araujo, ChristopherThe Phenomenology of Labour: Reason, subjectivity, and freedom in Marx's writings from 1844 to 18672009MA
Taylor, CayleyReproductive Rights and Legal Reform in Latin America: The Case of Mexico City2009M.A.
Miceli, VanessaDispossession as permanent temporariness: a comparative reading of poor laws in early nineteenth century england and refugee rights in the age of neoliberalism2009M.A.
Gill, SeanTowards a Post-human Marx: Rethinking Consciousness, Labour, and Human Difference2009M.A.
Taylor, CayleyReproductive Rights and Legal Reform in Latin America: The Case of Mexico City2009M.A.
Ali, Noaman G.Repeating Anticolonial Nationalism: Mozambique and the Political Economy of Dominance and Hegemony, 1975-20092009M.A.
Dang, BaolinhThe Concept of Natural History in Adorno and Marcuse2008M.A.
Lafrance, StirlingDirect to Consumer Advertising: How Subjective Governance Serves Capital2008M.A.
Erin, GrayGoing Achitextural: Thinking Through Sensation in Gins, Arakwa and Brossard2007M.A.
Lee, Andrew MichaelQuerying the conditions for warfare: The political economy of U.S. military spending in 21st century2007M.A.
Newson, MichaelRawls' Concept of Political Society, Justice as Fairness and the Problem of Transnationalism2006M.A.
Welburn, JudeOn the Image of History in Benjamin's "These"2006M.A.
Bisnar, DanielleTrauma, Witness, Testimony: Psychoanalysis and Narratives of Colonial Education2005M.A.
Jull, MarkPlato's wish: pleasure, metaphysics and sovereign being2005M.A.
Thompson, Shawn The Subject of Metapsychology: Working Through the Ethics of Desire with Freud and Kierkegaard2005M.A.
William, LaneMaking it real: The Subject in Play2004M.A.
Gasteiger, TylerA Study of Language and Desire in Hegels Phenomenology of Spirit2004M.A.
Belmer, StephanieArt and Negative Dialectics In Constellation: Critical Theory and a Dialectical Negation of Identity-Thinking2004M.A.
Robertson, TrevorA Poetic Word: Manifestation in High Park2004M.A.
Chang-Campbell, GenaRetail Religion? Contesting the Cooptation and Commodification of Candomble in Salvador, Brazil2003M.A.
Klement, KristinePsychoanalysis and Performativity: Theorizing Gender and Sexual Identity between the Psyche and the Social2003M.A.
Lefebvre, AlexandreLaws of Critique, speculative and ethical2003M.A.
Alexander, Claudius Bad Faith Bad Conscience & Forgetfulness: Three Perspectives on The [Im]-Possibility for Ethical Practice in Contemporary Human Attitude2003M.A.
Hilary A., SchuldtThe Uncanny Life of Hope2003M.A.
Bociurkiw, MarusyaLucy, and Ellen, Rosanne and Ally: Sexed Bodies and the Construction of Normalcy in Television Comedy1999M.A.
Hall, MichealRe-staging Performativity: Authourity and Acknowledgment from Benvensite to Butler1999M.A.
Williams, JamesMaurice Merleau-Ponty and the Practice of Policing1997M.A.
Cemer, BrettRethinking Revolutionary History: Marxism and Working Class Unification1996M.A.
Burman,JennyWaking Dreamscapes: Colonial Nostalgia and ethnographic representation in "North-South" tourism advertising1996M.A.
Landolt, PatriciaThe Indian Peasantry of the Western Highlands of Guatemala: Upholding Corporate Community and the Indian Identity1996M.A.
Friedman, ElizabethToo Much and Not Enough: the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and the Art of Ambivalence1996M.A.
Goldman, DanielTurning Politics around Theology: Negativity in Benjamin's Critique of Violence1996M.A.
Borman, JennyWaking dreamscapes: Colonial nostalgia and ethnographic representation in "North South" tourism and advertising1996M.A.
Resendes, LiviaEthical Epistemologies1995M.A.
Camfield, DavidTowards a Social History of Foucault's Thought1995M.A.
Kiefer, TheresaComputer-Mediated Communication in the Workplace: An Evaluation of the Development of the Subject in the "New" Working Class1995M.A.
Hennessy, NiamhDefining Moments: Models of Public Space as Emancipation in Arendt and Habermas1994M.A.
Baker, NormaReality as Oxymoron: Contingent Essentialism and Marx's Theory of Social Ontology1994M.A.
Druick, ZoeAdorno, Benjamin and the Dialectics of Culture1993M.A.
Stolow, JeremyA Critical Report on The Bureaucratization of Multiculturalism1993M.A.
Dufresne, ToddReading Towards an Understanding of Freud's Beyond the Pleasure Principle1992M.A.
Ives, PeterGramsci and Feminism: From allusion to alliance1992M.A.
Robertson, KathleenUse, Pleasure and Meaning: The Social Practices of Consumption1992M.A.
Hiristos, VerikukisToward a Definition of the Proleteriat1992M.A.
Ramsay, Christine"Are you really royal or are you a derelict?" Abjection and the passive male hero in the films of David Cronenburg1992M.A.
Kulak, AvronPhilosophy, Psychoanalysis and the Necessary Structure of the Interpersonal Origin1991M.A.
Kontos, LouieA Theoretical Inquiry into Cybernetics1991M.A.
Macintyre, W.A.The Post-Colonial State and the Global Economy: Dependence, Continuity and the Potential for Transformation in the Case of Trinidad-Tobago (1972-1984)1991M.A.
Boucock, CaryMichel Foucault and the 'Repressive Hypothesis': A Rejoinder for Herbert Marcuse1991M.A.
Welch, ColinAutonomy and Power: the Ethical Theory of Michel Foucault1990M.A.
Freedman, BenAlienation, Reification and the Ontology of Social Being1990M.A.
Laurie, PeterPower in Development: Rethinking the Critique of Canadian Foreign Aid1989M.A.
Fielding, HelenCommunicative Ethics and the Desiring Subject: A Feminist Rethinking of Habermas1989M.A.
Colvin, IanAdorno and Humor1989M.A.
De Villa, GonzaloColonial Guatemala: Ethnicity and Social Classes, 1524 - 18211988M.A.
Cosgrave, JimIntimate Strangers and Anti-Heroes or "Postmodern Aesthetics"/Sociological Poetics": A Dialogical Approach to Understanding Television Discourses1988M.A.
Polster, ClaireToward a Decentered Historical Materialism1988M.A.
Waldorf, LeeThe Limits of Art: Theodor Adorno's Aesthetic Theory1988M.A.
Havers, GrantExistence-Communication and Greek Thought1988M.A.
Lo, MarlowAnti-pornography, sex negation and the expansion of state control: A critique of the critiques of pornography1987M.A.
Clark, DonaldLanguage, Aesthetics, And Practice: Walter Benjamin and the Crisis of Marxism1987M.A.
Shergold, TeresaAn Identity of One's Own: Femininity, Authority and Gender Domination in Critical Theory1987M.A.
Davies, PhilipIdea and Information: Phenomenological and Cybernetic Aspects of Talcott Parson's Theory of Action1986M.A.
Bondi, LouRousseau and Political Action1986M.A.
Colby, MarionWomen and Law In The Third World Strategies for Empowerment1986M.A.
Farrell, GildaCuba: The Transition Road Economy and Employment1986M.A.
Sorensen, Carol J.Cherchez la femme: Derrida, Irigaray, and the search for the "other woman"1985M.A.
Elias, John Manuel Phenomenology of Narrative: Existential Communication as Dialectical Practice1985M.A.
Ifeanyi, Enwerem M.Socialist Imperatives In Africa: A Critical Examination1985M.A.
Zisman, AlexLa tia Julia y el escribidor and the object of Mario Vargas Llosa's literary creation as a novelist1985M.A.
Mortimer, ChristopherAspects of Disarmament1984M.A.
Cechmistro-Michie, OlgaRhetorical Strategies in Philosophical Writing1984M.A.
Vanderplaats, RobertMarx, Weber and the Interpretation of the Dutch Republic1983M.A.
Duncan, Colin A. M.The General Norms Of Economic Life1982M.A.