Dianne Lalonde

PhD Candidate

Education

Master of Arts, Wilfrid Laurier University
Bachelor of Arts (Honours), Queen’s University

Dissertation

The Political Problem of Cultural Appropriation
Supervisors: Dr. Nandita Biswas Mellamphy and Dr. Charles Jones 

Research Interests

Contemporary Political Thought, Critical Theories, Post-Colonialism, Identity Politics, Indigenous Studies

Refereed Journal Articles

  • 2017: Alcantara, C., Lalonde, D., Wilson, G. N. “Indigenous Research and Academic Freedom: A View from Political Scientists.” The International Indigenous Policy Journal, 8(2).

Other Publications

  • 2017: Lalonde, Dianne. “Book Review of Resistance and Decolonization by Amílcar Cabral.” The Marx and Philosophy Review of Books.

Selected Conference Presentations

  • 2017: "Extending Self-Ownership to Culture: A Justification of Cultural Property," Canadian Political Science Association, Ontario.
  • 2017: "Shame on Childless Women: Investigating Denials of Voluntary Sterilization," Canadian Society for the Study of Practical Ethics, Calgary.
  • 2016: “A Poststructuralist Approach to International Crime,” Canadian Political Science Association, Calgary.
  • 2016: “In Defence of Intangible Cultural Appropriation,” Canadian Society for the Study of Practical Ethics, Calgary.
  • 2015: “On Cultural Appropriation,” Association of Political Theory, Colorado.
  • 2015: “The Idea Space and The Thought Police: An argument for Cultural Appropriation,” Western Canadian Philosophical Association, Saskatchewan.
  • 2015: “The Idea Space and The Thought Police: An argument for Cultural Appropriation,” Canadian Political Science Association, Ontario.

Guest Lectures

  • 2017: “Simone de Beauvoir” for Introduction to Political Theory, Western University.
  • 2017: “Subject Appropriation: The Curious Case of Rachel Dolezal” for Critical Philosophy of Race, West Chester University.
  • 2017: “Cultural Appropriation” for Professional Development Day, London Arts Council.
  • 2016: “Foucault on Knowledge,” Introduction to Political Theory, Western University.  

Teaching

  • 2017: Capitalism and Democracy, Department of Political Science, Western University.
  • 2013-2017: Introduction to Political Theory, Department of Political Science, Western University.
  • 2013: Introduction to Political Theory, Department of Political Science, Wilfrid Laurier University.
  • 2012: Introduction to Law, Department of Political Science, Wilfrid Laurier University.