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Dr. Devin Penner

Assistant Professor


Trent University

1600 West Bank Drive

Peterborough, Ontario K9J 7B8

Canada

CC G32

Phone: (705) 748-1011 x6044

Fax: 748-1047

E-mail: devinpenner@trentu.ca

 

Profile

 

Devin Penner completed his B.A. in Political Science at the University of Winnipeg, and his M.A. and Ph.D. in Political Science at York University. His research interests fall mainly in the areas of Canadian politics, political economy and political theory. He is currently working on a research project on the political economy of philanthropy in Canada, and completing a manuscript on Guy Debord and the Situationist International that is entitled Rethinking the Spectacle.

Courses Teaching in 2016-2017

POST 1002H (Winter):  Politics and Power in the Global Age: Issues

POST 3091H (Fall): Law and Constitutional Issues

POST 3092H (Winter) Law and the Charter of Rights and Freedoms

POST 4081H (Fall): Canadian Politics & Public Policy

POST 4082H (Winter): Federal & Provincial Power in Canada

Recent Publications

 

“Politics After Occupy: On Dean’s Communist Horizon and Crowds and Party.” Theory & Event 20, no. 1 (January 2017): 231-236.

Politics in Post-War France, edited by Martin Breaugh, Chris Holman, Rachel Magnusson, Paul Mazzocchi and Devin Penner. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2015. 89-118.“Guy Debord and the Politics of Play.” In Thinking Radical Democracy: The Return to Politic in Post-War France, edited by Martin Breaugh, Chris Holman, Rachel Magnusson, Paul Mazzocchi and Devin Penner. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2015. 165-186.

Martin Breaugh, Christopher Holman, Rachel Magnusson, Paul Mazzocchi & Devin Penner. “Introduction: Radical Democracy and 20th Century French Thought.” In Thinking Radical Democracy: The Return to Politics in Post-War France, edited by Martin Breaugh, Chris Holman, Rachel Magnusson, Paul Mazzocchi and Devin Penner. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2015. 3-30.

“The Spectacle.” In Oxford Bibliographies in Political Science, edited by Sandy Maisel. New York: Oxford University Press, 2015, http://www.oxfordbibliographies.com/view/document/obo-9780199756223/obo-9780199756223-0160.xml

Recent Translation

Miguel Abensour, “The Counter-Hobbes of Pierre Clastres,” translated by Martin Breaugh and Devin Penner. In Thinking Radical Democracy: The Return to P