Dr. Geoffrey Whitehall - Department Head

Professor

Office: BAC 218
Phone: (902) 585-1288
Email: geoffrey.whitehall@acadiau.ca 
Twitter: @Butterflew12

Education

Ph.D. (Political Science, University of Hawaii, 2004)
M.A. (CSPT, UVIC, 1998)
B.A. (Geography, Carleton University, 1996)

Research/Teaching Interests

  • International Relations
  • Contemporary and Continental Political Theory
  • Popular Culture and World Politics
  • Political Theory of War and Peace
  • Subjectivity and Sovereignty
  • Biopolitics and Resistance
  • Discourses of Time and Space

Teaching (2018-19)

  • POLS 1303: Global Politics, Law & Culture
  • POLS 4643/5043: Critical Political Theory
  • POLS 5143: Masters Colloquiium

Selected Publications

“Movement and Human Logistics: pre-emption, technology and fascism” in Ried. J. and Evans. B., eds. Fascism in all its Forms (London: Routledge, 2013)

“The International Aesthetic of the Yasukuni Jinja and Yûshûkan Museum” in Shapiro. M., and Opondo. S., eds., Violent Cartographies: Mapping Colonial and Postcolonial Cultures of War and Identity  (New York: Routledge, 2012)

“The Aesthetic Emergency of the Avian flu Affect” in Bruce Magnusson and Zahi Zalloua. eds., Contagion. (Seattle: University of Washington Press, in association with Whitman College, 2012).

“Making Citizens in Magnaville Katrina Refugees and Neoliberal Self-Governance,” (with Cedric Johnson) in Cedric Johnston, ed., The Neoliberal Deluge: Hurricane Katrina, Late Capitalism, and the Remaking of New Orleans (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2011)

“Preemptive Sovereignty and Avian States of Emergency” in Theory and Event Vol. 13 No 2, 2010