An open group for all members interested in literary theory, literary criticism, the history of literary theory and criticism, literary aesthetics or literary cultural studies, the theory of literary history, comparative literature, and literary and philological studies generally.
Those interested in the study of mathematical models of conflict and cooperation between intelligent rational decision-makers (strategic interactive decision making)
Review of two recent works of urban studies research in the context of critical urban theory.
The purpose of this graduate course is to examine key texts of the twentieth century that established the fundamental connection between language structures and practices on the one hand, and the formation of selfhood and subjectivity, on the other. In particular, the course will focus on theories that emphasize the role of formal elements in producing meaningful discursive and social effects. Works of Russian formalists and French (post)-structuralists will be discussed in connection with psychoanalytic and anthropological theories of formation.
The Society for Music Theory promotes the development of and engagement with music theory as a scholarly and pedagogical discipline. We construe this discipline broadly as embracing all approaches, from conceptual to practical, and all perspectives, including those of the scholar, listener, composer, performer, teacher, and student. The Society is committed to fostering diversity, inclusivity, […]
A group for those interested in the theory of narrative, narratology, interdisciplinary narrative theory, narrativity, and the study of narrative structures.
This group aims to connect people working on critical theory in the Frankfurt School tradition.
Caters for all branches of political philosophy and theory, including: the history of political thought, normative political theory and comparative political theory. Those working in related disciplines such as applied ethics and legal theory are also welcome.
A group for scholars of any discipline thinking/working/grappling/extending/sharing/critiquing/gerunding with queer theory.
For those interested in the history and theory of architecture in relation to the other arts.