Receiving my degree from Chancellor Roberta Bondar, Canada’s first female astronaut.

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Cultural Studies

The Study of Modern Culture

History and Theory of the Cinema

The Crisis of Modern Critical Discourse: ‘The Return of the Religious’ and the Political

The Subject of the Text

Modern Cultural Theory

Taste, Food, Time, Pleasure

Modernism, Modernity and the Avant-Garde



Philosophy of Art

Philosophy of Language


20th Century Philosophy

Ancient Philosophy

Hermeneutics and Deconstruction

Early Modern Philosophy

Kant’s Critique of Pure Reason


Literary Landscapes of Montreal

Children’s Literature

History of the English Language

Awards & Scholarships

The Gadfly Prize

The Gadfly Prizes are awarded annually to an outstanding undergraduate in Philosophy in each of the second and third years. The prizes commemorate Socrates’ description of himself as one who rouses and reproves the society in which he lives just as a gadfly awakens a sluggish horse.

Apology, 30E
Dean’s List
President’s List
National Scholarship
Queen Elizabeth II Aiming for the Top Scholarship


Co-president, Trent Student Philosophy Society