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Curriculum, Teaching  & Learning
Peter Pericles Trifonas

Peter Pericles Trifonas

phone: (416) 978-0263

Department: Curriculum, Teaching and Learning

Research Overview

Dr. Peter Pericles Trifonas is a Professor in the Department of Curriculum, Teaching, and Learning. His research interests focus primarily on poststructuralism, critical theory, ethics, converging literacies, curriculum theory, philosophy of education, social and cultural studies, technology and media.

Curriculum Vitae

Academic History

Ph.D. University of British Columbia 1997

Teaching Overview

CTL 6000: Derrida and Education
CTL 6000: Narratology
CTL 1000: Foundations of Curriculum
CTL 1304: Cultural Studies in Education
CTL 1024: Poststructuralism and Education
CTL 5000: History and Theory of English
CTL 5003: Approaches to Poetry
CTL 1023: Technology and Education

Representative Publications

Books (selections)

Peter Pericles Trifonas. (in press). Sellasia.

Jacques Derrida & Peter Pericles Trifonas. (in press). Deconstructing the Machine.  Toronto:  PostTexte.

Peter Pericles Trifonas. (in press). Converging Literacies. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Peter Pericles Trifonas (ed). (in press).  International Handbook of Theory and Research in Cultural Studies and Education.  Netherlands: Springer. 

Peter Pericles Trifonas and Susan Jagger.  (eds.). (2018).  Handbook of Cultural Studies in Education.  New York: Routledge. 

Peter Pericles Trifonas (2017). Crossmedial Semiotics: Converginjg Narratives of the Picture Book. Toronto: PostTexte.

Peter Pericles Trifonas & Themistoklis Aravossitas. (eds.). (2017). International Handbook of Heritage Language Education.  Netherlands:  Springer.

Peter Pericles Trifonas. (2016).  CounterTexts:  Reading Culture.  Toronto:  PostTexte.

Peter Pericles Trifonas and Elefteria Balomenos. (2016). Good Taste:  How What You Choose Defines Who You Are. 2nd Edition. Toronto: PostTexte.

Peter Pericles Trifonas.  (eds.). (2015). International Handbook of Semiotics, Vol. 1 & 2.  Netherlands:  Springer.

Peter Peircles Trifonas & Themistoklis Aravossitas. (eds.). (2014). Rethinking Heritage Language Education. Cambridge:  Cambridge University Press.

Peter Pericles Trifonas & Bryan Wright. (eds.). (2013). Critical Peace Education:  Difficult Dialogues.  Netherlands:  Springer.

Peter Pericles Trifonas. (ed.). (2012). Living the Virtual Life: Converging Literacies, Digital Culture and Public Pedagogy.  New York:  Routledge.

Peter Pericles Trifonas & Bryan Wright. (eds.). (2011). Critical Issues in Peace and Education.  New York:  Routledge.

Peter Pericles Trifonas. (ed.).  (2008). Worlds of Difference:  Rethinking the Ethics of Education in the 21st Century.  New York and London:  Paradigm Publishers)

Joel Weiss, Jason Nolan, Jeremy Hunsinger, & Peter Pericles Trifonas. (eds.). (2006). International Handbook of Virtual Learning Environments. Volumes 1 & 2. Dordrecht, Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers.

Peter Pericles Trifonas. (ed.). (2005). Communities of Difference: Culture, Language, Technology. New York & London: Palgrave Macmillan.

Peter Pericles Trifonas & Michael A. Peters. (eds.). (2005). Deconstructing Derrida: Tasks for the New Humanities. New York & London: Palgrave Macmillan.

Peter Pericles Trifonas & Michael A. Peters (eds.). (2004). Derrida, Deconstruction, and Education: Ethics of Pedagogy and Research. Oxford: Blackwell.

Peter Trifonas & Effie Balomenos. (2003). Good Taste: How What you Choose Defines Who You are. Published by Icon Books and Faber & Faber in the UK, Penguin in Canada, Allen & Unwin in Australasia.

Peter Pericles Trifonas. (ed.). (2003). Pedagogies of Difference: Rethinking Education for Social Justice. New York: Routledge Falmer.

Jacques Derrida & Peter Pericles Trifonas  (2002). Ethics, Institutions, and the Right to Philosophy. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers. 

Peter Pericles Trifonas. (2001). Barthes and the Empire of Signs. New York: Penguin. 

Peter Pericles Trifonas. (2001). Umberto Eco and Football. New York: Penguin. 

Peter Pericles Trifonas. (2000). The Ethics of Writing: Derrida, Deconstruction, and Pedagogy. Lanham, Maryland: Rowman and Littlefield Publishers.

Peter Pericles Trifonas. (ed.). (2000). Revolutionary Pedagogies: Cultural Politics, Instituting Education, and the Discourse of Theory. New York: Routledge Falmer.