Research areas

 
The research areas are defined by Figura (UQAM). They correspond to the research interests of the research center. 
 
 
Archaeology of contemporary knowledge and practices
 
Research area devoted to the historical and epistemological antecedents of figures and issues regarding contemporary imaginary.
 
 
Contemporary artistic questions
 
Research area devoted to the tranformations and modifications of the contemporary perception and conception of an artistic fact.
 
 
Contemporary literary questions
 
Research area devoted to the tranformations and modifications of the contemporary perception and conception of a literary fact.
 
 
Contemporary figures
 
Research area devoted to central figures of the contemporary imaginary.
 
 
Imagining creative practice
 
Research area devoted to thoughts on creative processes and on the creator status.
 
 
Imagining theoretical practices
 
Research area devoted to theories on literature, arts, the imaginary and the relations between text and image.
 
 
Thoughts on the contemporary
 
Research area devoted to the theorization and the understanding of the notion of "contemporary".