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Tim Charlebois

Program Area(s):  Political Theory

Regional Specialization(s):  United States; Europe

Dissertation Title:

How to Die in Modernity: Compassion, Sacrifice and Loss in Political Theory's Ethical Turn

Dissertation Committee:  Mary G. Dietz (chair); Alvin B. Tillery, Jr.; Loubna El Amine

Research Interest(s): Contemporary political theory; democratic theory; feminist theory; queer theory; ethics of care; politics and literature; interpretation of texts; Simone Weil; Hannah Arendt; Judith Butler.

Conference Presentations:

  • Graduate Conference in Political Theory at the University of Chicago 2020 - October, "How to Not Do Things without Words: Unintelligible Histories in the Political Thought of Michel Foucault and Judith Butler" 
  • Western Political Science Association 2018 - March, "Make It So I Can Speak to You: Reading Silence with Hannah Arendt"

Honors and Awards:

  • 2016–2017 Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
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