Allyson M Lunny

Department of Social Science

Associate Professor
Coordinator, Law & Society program

Office: Ross Building, S730
Phone: (416) 736-2100 Ext: 44097
Emailalunny@yorku.ca


Area of Specialization

Law & Sexuality; Hate Crime

Degrees

Ph.D. (Criminology), University of Toronto
M.A. (English Lit), University of Western Ontario
M.A. (Theory and Criticism), University of Western Ontario
B.A. (Semiotics), University of Toronto

Appointments

Faculty of Graduate Studies


Research Interests

Sexuality , Law and Justice , Hate Crime/ Hate Speech, Critical Psychoanalysis, Representation & Law

All Publications

Books

Debating Hate Crime: Language, Legislatures, and the Law in Canada (2015)

Professional Journal Articles

"'Look, a faggot!': The Scopic Economies of Cruising, Queer Bashing, and Law" Social and Legal Studies (2013) 22.2: 231-245

(2003) “Provocation and ‘Homosexual’ Advance: Masculinized Subjects as Threat, Masculinized Subjects Under Threat,” Social and Legal Studies 12.3: 311-333

(1999) “Heimlich Maneuvers: Freud’s Analytic Seduction of the Wolf Man,” GLQ: Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies 5.1: 41-62

Approach To Teaching

My approach to teaching may be characterized as a questioning and critical engagement with law and sexuality, and law and representation. My research, writing and pedagogy utilizes theoretical and methodological aspects of critical psychoanalysis, discursive theory and semiotics, and affect theory.

Current Courses

TermCourse NumberSectionTitleType 
Fall/Winter 2017-2018 AP/SOSC4353 6.0  Law and Society Honours Seminar: Narratives of Legal Responsibility SEMR  

Upcoming Courses

TermCourse NumberSectionTitleType 
Winter 2018 AP/SOSC3375 3.0  Socio-legal Theories LECT  

Area of Specialization

Law & Sexuality; Hate Crime

Degrees

Ph.D. (Criminology), University of Toronto
M.A. (English Lit), University of Western Ontario
M.A. (Theory and Criticism), University of Western Ontario
B.A. (Semiotics), University of Toronto

Appointments

Faculty of Graduate Studies

Research Interests:

Sexuality , Law and Justice , Hate Crime/ Hate Speech, Critical Psychoanalysis, Representation & Law

All Publications

Books

Debating Hate Crime: Language, Legislatures, and the Law in Canada (2015)

Professional Journal Articles

"'Look, a faggot!': The Scopic Economies of Cruising, Queer Bashing, and Law" Social and Legal Studies (2013) 22.2: 231-245

(2003) “Provocation and ‘Homosexual’ Advance: Masculinized Subjects as Threat, Masculinized Subjects Under Threat,” Social and Legal Studies 12.3: 311-333

(1999) “Heimlich Maneuvers: Freud’s Analytic Seduction of the Wolf Man,” GLQ: Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies 5.1: 41-62


Teaching:

Approach To Teaching
My approach to teaching may be characterized as a questioning and critical engagement with law and sexuality, and law and representation. My research, writing and pedagogy utilizes theoretical and methodological aspects of critical psychoanalysis, discursive theory and semiotics, and affect theory.


Current Courses

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TermCourse NumberSectionTitleType 
Fall/Winter 2017-2018 AP/SOSC4353 6.0  Law and Society Honours Seminar: Narratives of Legal Responsibility SEMR  

Upcoming Courses

TermCourse NumberSectionTitleType 
Winter 2018 AP/SOSC3375 3.0  Socio-legal Theories LECT