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Tim Charlebois

Program Area(s):  Political Theory

Regional Specialization(s):  United States; Europe

Dissertation Title:

Attention Between Ethics and Politics: Weil, Arendt, Tronto

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

Research Interest(s): Contemporary political theory; ethics of care; epistemic injustice; critical phenomenology; democratic theory; feminist theory; disability studies; trauma studies; politics & literature; interpretation of texts

Conference Presentations:

  • What is Political in Another: Simone Weil's Phenomenology of Attention", Canadian Political Science Association, June 2023
  • Performing Attention: Critical Fabulation in Simone Weil's Venice Saved", Association for Political Theory, October 2022.
  • "How to Not Do Things without Words: Unintelligible Histories in the Political Thought of Michel Foucault and Judith Butler", Graduate Conference in Political Theory at the University of Chicago, October 2020.
  • "Make It So I Can Speak to You: Reading Silence with Hannah Arendt", Western Political Science Association, March 2018."

Honors and Awards:

  • 2022 Minar Memorial Summer Award, Northwestern University
  • 2021–2022 Doctoral Fellowship, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
  • 2016–2017 Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada