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Katie Guinnane

Thesis Title: Desire, Subjectivity and Bildung in a Post-humanist world

Supervisor: Dr Aidan Seery


Katie holds a primary BSc (Hons) degree in Anatomy, an MA in Film Studies, Culture and Society and a professional diploma in Education. Katie is now in the third of a four - year PhD in the School of Education. The title of her PhD is The Ecology of Braidottian Subjectivities and their potential for ReBildung, supervised by Dr. Aidan Seery, Senior Tutor, Trinity College Dublin.

For the past two years Katie has worked as an Academic Support tutor and the Autistic Spectrum support tutor in the Institute of Art, Design and Technology in Dun Laoghaire, Dublin and also as a research assistant on a Horizon 2020 application bid for The Long Room Hub, Trinity College, Dublin.

Katie has recently been appointed as Research Assistant on a Wellcome Trust project based in The Long Room Hub, Trinity College Dublin and as a seminar leader/TA in the Film Studies department, Trinity College Dublin. Katie occasionally consults on educational programme developments within Irish cultural organizations, and is the co – conveyor of a number of different theory reading groups both in Trinity College and outside.

Katie is the holder of a School of Education Studentship and intends to submit her PhD in September 2017.

Current area’s of interest include:

Bildung, Deleuze and Guattari, Spinoza, Nietzsche, Braidotti, Barad, New Materialism, Post-humanism and Radical Pedagogy 

Up-coming conference participation

Poster Presentation:

‘Subjectivity, post-humanism and the possibility of Bildung’ March 2014, PESGB, New College, Oxford 

Deleuze Studies Summer School and the 7th annual Deleuze Studies Conference, ITU, Istanbul, July, 2014.

Previous Conference/Summer school participation.

Prof. Braidotti’s Critical Theory Summer School, University of Utrecht, The Netherlands, August 2013

Poster Presentation: ‘Exploring Post-humanist Models of the Human and Examining their Relevance to Educational Thoery’. PGR Conference, School of Education, Trinity College Dublin, June 2013

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Last updated 27 May 2016