Utopia and Everyday Life

  • Overview

  • Background

  • Studies

  • Progress

  • Project Team

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Principal Investigator

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Project Proposal

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Brief Description

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Studies Included

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Papers and Publications

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Literature Review

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Principal Investigator:

Michael Gardiner, Professor

Michael Gardiner
  • Sociological theory;
  • Theories of affect (especially boredom);
  • Sociology of the everyday;
  • Utopia;
  • Dialogical social theory (the work of Mikhail Bakhtin in particular)
ON LEAVE Jan. 1 - June 30

SSC 5424
519-661-2111 x85139
Faculty Profile

Michael E. Gardiner on Academia.edu