Philippe Theophanidis is assistant professor of Communications at Glendon College, a campus of York University, in Toronto. He holds a Ph.D. in Communication Studies from Université de Montréal. He is interested in philosophies of communication and media studies. He has published academic articles and book chapters in French and English on a variety of topics, ranging from cinema to contemporary political issues. Some of his essays have been translated into Greek and Persian. His current research examines the concept of “media” in light of problems of space and community.
He writes online at aphelis.net. Over the years, his website has been referenced or linked to by a number of significant publications, including The New York Times, The Guardian, The Washington Post, Variety, Publishers Weekly, The Daily Mail, The Daily Kos.
CONTRIBUTION TO THE FUNAMBULIST MAGAZINE:
– “Podcast Transcripts: State of Exception City,” in The Funambulist 1 (Sep-Oct 2015) Militarized Cities.
– State of Exception Cities: 2013 Boston and Istanbul (recorded on March 27, 2015)
CHAPTER IN THE FUNAMBULIST PAPERS:
– “Caught in the Cloud: The Biopolitics of Tear Gas Warfare,” in Léopold Lambert (ed), The Funambulist Papers: Volume 2, Brooklyn: punctum books, 2013.