Category Archives: Shakespearean Territories

King Lear with Michael Pennington at the Polonsky Shakespeare Center

Last night I went to see Michael Pennington in King Lear by the Theatre for a New Audience at the Polonsky Shakespeare Centre in Brooklyn. There are good reviews in The New York Times and NY Daily Times. As the reviews suggest, this is less … Continue reading

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The Birth of Territory – audio recording of lecture at RMIT

The audio recording of my lecture on The Birth of Territory in February at RMIT is available here. I gave a version of the same talk at Monash University the day before but didn’t manage to record it. I say … Continue reading

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Melbourne talks on The Birth of Territory and Foucault – final details

Final details for my four talks over the next two weeks in Melbourne: 26 February 2014, 12.30pm, “The Birth of Territory”, Monash University, Melbourne (Room N502, Menzies Building, Clayton Campus) – flyer, website 27 February 2014, 5pm, “The Birth of Territory”, RMIT University, Melbourne … Continue reading

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REMEDIAEVAL: Proposal for a New Minigraph Book Series

In the Middle has news of an interesting publishing venture from Eileen Joy and Karl Steel - REMEDIAEVAL, a New Minigraph Book Series. Here’s a couple of paragraphs, but you should really check out the whole post: Currently, the Middle Ages … Continue reading

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“Interview with Stuart Elden” at Groundwork

Another interview with me, conducted by Jordan Skinner, has been published at the Groundwork site – a blog run by past and present students of the Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy at Kingston University. It ranges widely across … Continue reading

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Shakespearean Territories – planned book now has a dedicated page

I’ve consolidated all the links to audio recordings and other pieces on a dedicated page for the Shakespearean Territories planned book project. This project has slipped a bit recently, as I’ve been concentrating on the Foucault’s Last Decade book, but I … Continue reading

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Caesar Must Die – trailer and brief comments

Caesar Must Die (Cesare deve morire) is a very powerful piece of cinema, now on dvd release, showing the rehearsals for a performance of Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar. The performers are all inmates of a high-security prison in Rome, and while they do … Continue reading

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25 research talks in 2013 – with links to audio versions

The talk in Halifax at ArcticNet was the 25th research talk in a really busy year. (Links in what follows are to audio recordings, where available). I gave talks on the Shakespearean territories project at the University of York, Aberystwyth University, Memorial University of Newfoundland … Continue reading

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Books received

The new collection of Shakespeare and others’s Collaborative Plays (see also the news story on this in The Guardian); two issues of Theory, Culture & Society; and the International Politics and Performance collection – hot off the press. I have … Continue reading

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David Tennant as Richard II @TheRSC – some thoughts

I went to see Shakespeare’s Richard II in Stratford yesterday. David (Dr Who) Tennant was King Richard, but a very strong cast generally – Oliver Ford Davies as the Duke of York, Michael Pennington as John of Gaunt, Nigel Lindsay … Continue reading

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