Researchers

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Alan Filewod

In his two decades at Guelph, Alan’s research has shifted focus from an emphasis on Canadian theatre history and the canons of Canadian drama, to an exploration of a wider field of theatrical practices. In his current SSHRCC-funded research, he looks into the history of political intervention theatre in Canada, to understand how theatricality was…

Daniel Weinstock

Dr. Weinstock holds a Canada Research Chair in Ethics and Political Philosophy and is the founding director of the Centre de recherche en éthique de l’Université de Montréal. He is a prize fellow of the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation (2004), and a recipient of the André-Laurendeau Prize given by the Association canadienne-française pour l’avancement des…

John Semple

John L Semple MD, MSc, FRCSC, FACS Upon graduating from high school Dr Semple studied at the Ontario College of Art. He then completed a BSc in Medical Illustrating (Art as Applied to Medicine), in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto. Dr. Semple received his MD degree at McMaster University and his…

Ian Gold

Ian Gold is Associate Professor of Philosophy & Psychiatry at McGill University in Montreal. He completed a Ph.D. in Philosophy at Princeton University and did postdoctoral training at the Australian National University in Canberra. From 2000 to 2006 he was on the faculty of the School of Philosophy & Bioethics at Monash University in Melbourne…

Daniel Fischlin

University Research Chair Daniel Fischlin is a leading Canadian humanities researcher who has produced important cross-disciplinary work, including some sixteen books with a wide variety of international presses. His most recent books include (with Ajay Heble and George Lipsitz) The Fierce Urgency of Now: Improvisation, Rights, and the Ethics of Cocreation (Duke UP) and a…

Alan Stanbridge

Alan Stanbridge is an Associate Professor in the Department of Arts, Culture and Media at the University of Toronto, cross-appointed in graduate programs in Museum Studies and Music. Stanbridge has been a recipient of a Faculty Teaching Award for his contribution to undergraduate teaching. He has published numerous journal articles and book chapters on popular…

Jo-Ann Episkenew

B.A. (with distinction), Hons. Cert., M.A. (Regina), Ph.D. magna cum laude (Ernst-Moritz-Arndt University, Greifswald, Germany) Jo-Ann Episkenew (1952 – 2016) was Director of the Indigenous People’s Health Research Centre a partnership between the University of Regina, University of Saskatchewan, and First Nations University. She was also Associate Faculty in Kinesiology and Health Studies at the…

David Brackett

David Brackett is Professor of Music History and Musicology in the Schulich School of Music of McGill University. His publications include Interpreting Popular Music (Cambridge, 1995; repr. University of California, 2000), The Pop, Rock, and Soul Reader: Histories and Debates, 4th ed. (Oxford, 2014), and Categorizing Sound: Genre in Twentieth-Century Popular Music (University of California,…

Cecil Foster

Cecil Foster believes improvization is intrinsic to living. It is standard to the human condition. These ideas infuse Foster’s work. An author, academic and a public intellectual, Foster argues, in his latest academic work Genuine Multiculturalism: The Tragedy and Comedy of Diversity (MQUP fall 2013), that multiculturalism at its idealistic best is ethical improvization. Multiculturalism…

Tina Piper

Tina has been a professor at McGill University’s Faculty of Law since 2006. She studies the way that communities and individuals use, abuse, reshape and ignore intellectual property law in the course of their creative activities. Her most recent publication is a book, co-authored with Laura Murray and Kirsty Robertson, entitled Putting Intellectual Property in…