Biographies
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Biographies

Alia Al-Saji is Associate Professor of Philosophy at McGill University. Her work brings together and critically engages 20th century phenomenology and French philosophy, on the one hand, and critical race and feminist theories, on the other. Running through her thought is an abiding concern with time and embodiment. She has published many articles in such venues as Continental Philosophy Review, Philosophy and Social Criticism, Research in Phenomenology, and Southern Journal of Philosophy, among others. She serves on the executive committee of the Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy and is the Feminist Philosophy section editor for Philosophy Compass. Alia can be reached at alia.al-saji@mcgill.ca

Olivier Asselin is Associate Professor in the Department of Art History and Film Studies at the Université de Montréal, where he teaches contemporary art and film production. Recently, he has coedited two collection of essays—Precarious Visualities: New Perspectives on Identification in Contemporary Art and Visual Culture, with Christine Ross and Johanne Lamoureux (Mc Gill-Queen’s University Press) and The Electric Age, with Silvestra Mariniello and Andrea Oberhuber (University of Ottawa Press). Olivier can be reached at o.asselin@umontreal.ca

Normand Baillargeon is Professor of Education Sciences at Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM). He can be reached at r22510@er.uqam.ca

Darin Barney is Canada Research Chair in Technology & Citizenship at McGill University, where he teaches in the Department of Art History & Communication Studies. His article “Eat your vegetables: courage and the possibility of politics,” appeared in Theory & Event 14:2. Darin can be reached at darin.barney@mcgill.ca

Érik Bordeleau is postdoctoral fellow at Brussels Free University. He has recently published Foucault anonymat (Le Quartanier, 2012), and is currently working on the mode of presence of ghosts, spirits and other specters in Taiwanese cinema. He has published several articles on cinema and contemporary thought, and collaborates with journals and magazines such as Le merle, 24 images, Inflexions, ETC., Hors-champ, ESSE, Scapegoat, Espai en blanc, among others. Erik can be reached at erik.bordeleau@gmail.com

CLASSE (La Coalition large de l’Association pour une solidarité syndicale étudiante) est une organisation temporaire de type syndical qui regroupe, à l’échelle du Québec, près de 100,000 membres dans plusieurs associations étudiantes à la fois collégiales et universitaires d’un bout à l’autre du Québec. Elle incarne, aujourd’hui, la continuité d’un courant qui a fait du mouvement étudiant, depuis quarante ans, un acteur incontournable de la société québécoise et un important agent de progrès social en éducation. The CLASSE media contact is Ludvic Moquin-Beaudry who can be reached at communication@asse-solidarite.qu.ca

Thomas Lamarre est professeur titulaire des Études est-asiatiques et Communications à l’Université McGill. Il est auteur de trois livres sur l’histoire de média au Japon dont The Anime Machine: A Media Theory of Animation (2009) est le plus recent. Il est également éditeur de plusieurs volumes parmi lequels figurent Impacts of Modernities (avec Kang Nae-hui, 2003), Against Preemptive War (avec Tani Barlow, Yukiko Hanawa, et Donald Lowe, 2004), et dans le cadre de Mechademia (avec Christopher Bolton et Frenchy Lunning) Circuits of Desire (2007), The Limits of the Human (2008), War/Time (2009), Fanthropologies (2010), User Enhancement (2011), and Lines of Sight (2012). Courriel thomas.lamarre@mcgill.ca

Thomas Lamarre teaches in East Asian Studies and Communications Studies at McGill University. He is author of three books on Japanese media history, of which The Anime Machine: A Media Theory of Animation (2009) is the most recent. Edited volumes include Impacts of Modernities (with Kang Nae-hui, 2003), Against Preemptive War (w/ Tani Barlow, Yukiko Hanawa, and Donald Lowe, 2004), and for Mechademia (w/ Christopher Bolton and Frenchy Lunning) Circuits of Desire (2007), The Limits of the Human (2008), War/Time (2009), Fanthropologies (2010), User Enhancement (2011), and Lines of Sight (2012). Thomas can be reached at thomas.lamarre@mcgill.ca

Diane Lamoureux est professeure de philosophie politique au département de science politique de l’Université Laval (Québec, Canada). Ses travaux récents portent sur la citoyenneté et la démocratie dans les sociét...