Skip to content
Skip to navigation menu

Current PhD Students and Topics in the Centre for Critical and Cultural Theory

PLEASE CLICK HERE TO VIEW A LIST OF RECENTLY COMPLETED PHD THESES IN THE CENTRE FOR CRITICAL AND CULTURAL THEORY

Name Thesis Title
Claudio Celis Schizoanalysis of the attention economy: labour, time and power in control societies
Jose Rodolfo Da Silva Zoogrammatology: animality, meaning, and signifying practices
Katherine Deerfield Astronaut Bodies and Humanity's Imagined Futures'
Adeola Dewis Carnival Performance Aesthetics: How are the performance aesthetics present in the Trinidad Carnival relevant to art-making in the Diaspora
Jessica Farr Knowing Your Place: Capitalism and the Multicultural City
Divya Girishkumar Diaspora and Multiculturalism: British South Asian Women Writing
Marija Grech Appendicology: Man, Animal, Machine
Amal Hallak A Genealogy of Literariness
Sasinee Khuankaew Femininity and Masculinity in Three Selected Twentieth Century Thai Romance Fictions
Eiman Kurdi Women representation in the Arabic media: an Islamic feminist perspective
Mari Lowe Race, Cultural Diversity and Representation in Press Coverage and Collective Memory of Cardiff Docklands from the 1850s to the 1960s
Mohamed Maaloum The Loss of the Referent: Fragmentation and Identity in Richard Wright's Fiction
Soe Tjen Marching Debating multiculturalism: the ghost of colonialism revisited?
Paul Minford Recent British Asian Literature and the Cosmopolitan Agenda
Aljosa Puzar Coming of age in South Korea: Ethnographies and Histories of Transgression
Janice Sant On the Nature of Poetic Address in Blanchot, Celan and Cixous
Samuel Sequeira Memory, History and Identity: Narratives of Partition in the South Asian Communities of Cardiff
Helen Sivey The phenomenology of queer space and time, via a critique of heteronormative maturity narratives
Jason Alexander Skeet Writing the real: Deleuze and contemporary poetry
Emma West 'The Highs and Lows of Modernism: A Cultural Deconstruction'
Kay Westoby The concept of the body in its relation to time

Completed PhD Theses

Name Thesis Title
David Griffiths Sex, Science and Symbiosis: Feminism and Queer Theory in a More-than-human World
Tim Matts Violent Signs: Ecocriticism and the Symptom
Thomas Luke Harman The Transformation of Masculinity in Late Capitalism: Narratives of Legitimation and Hollywood Cinema
Angus McBlane Corporeal Ontology: Merleau-Ponty, Flesh, and Posthumanism
Christopher Müller Shame and Technicity: Ethics in the Wake of Heidegger’s Notion of Singularisation
David Vella Narrow Gates, Strait Ways: The Postmodern Sacred and the Icon.
Jennifer Whitney Playing with Barbie: Doll-like femininity in the Contemporary West

To contact any of the PhD researchers, please email encap-pg@cardiff.ac.uk