Christine Daigle

Director, Posthumanism Research Institute

Professor, Philosophy

***ON SABBATICAL JULY 1, 2020 to JUNE 30, 2021***

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Continental Philosophy (existentialism, phenomenology), Feminism, Posthumanism and New Materialism, Environmental Philosophy and Environmental (Post)humanities

Current research:

  • “Rethinking the Human: Posthuman Vulnerability and its Ethical Potential” (funded by a SSHRC Insight grant 2019-2022)
  • “Post Humain 2.0: Enjeux socio-politiques” (funded by a SSHRC Partnership Engage grant 2019-2021)
  • Environmental posthumanities
    • Co-Principal Investigator for “Beyond Sustainability: Radical Transformation Through System Thinking” with co-PI Liette Vasseur (Biology) (New Frontiers in Research Funds – Exploration grant, 2020-2022)
    • Member of the UNESCO Chair on Community Sustainability’s Research Team
    • Co-investigator with Adam Dickinson (English) and Francine McCarthy (Earth Sciences) on the project “Sounding the Anthropocene” (Explore grant 2020-2021)

Listen to Rebecca Comay, Brian Leiter and I on the CBC Ideas documentary on Friedrich Nietzsche.