Category Archives: Shakespearean Territories

Completing other tasks – returning to the Foucault’s Last Decade project

Over the past few months I’ve taken a break from the Foucault work, due to other commitments. Some of these were related to The Birth of Territory. One was an author response to ‘critics’ from the session on the book at the Association of American … Continue reading

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A Conversation between Stuart Elden and Babette Babich – Fordham University video

A Conversation between Stuart Elden and Babette Babich A long discussion at the Fordham University television studios – ranges across my work and lots of topics, including territory today and historically, Lefebvre, Nietzsche, Heidegger, Foucault, Shakespeare… Many thanks to Babette … Continue reading

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Archipelago/Funambulist Conversation between Léopold Lambert and Stuart Elden on Territory and Volume

I’ve linked to content on Archipelago – the podcast companion site to Léopold Lambert’s The Funambulist – before. This time it’s a discussion with me, conducted at the CUSP offices in New York, and mainly discussing my 2013 article “Secure the … Continue reading

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Shakespeare in New York: Kenneth Branagh as Macbeth – a short review

Warning: if you are planning on seeing this production of Macbeth, I’d suggest not reading further. There are spoilers about the production I would not have wanted to know beforehand.     The staging of Macbeth at the Park Avenue … Continue reading

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Simon Russell Beale as King Lear; Kenneth Branagh as Macbeth

Tomorrow – my last full day in New York - will be a day of Shakespeare. At lunch time I am going to see the ‘live in Cinema’ screening at the Brooklyn Academy of Music of King Lear with Simon Russell Beale … Continue reading

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Gastón Gordillo, The Politics of Ruins – interview with Léopold Lambert of The Funambulist

A recording of a fascinating discussion between Léopold Lambert and Gastón Gordillo, “The Politics of Ruins: What’s Hidden Under Rubble” at The Archipelago - the podcast platform of The Funambulist. Here’s Léopold’s description of the discussion: In early May, Gastón Gordillo received me at … Continue reading

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Talking about Publishing, Urban Territory, and lots else

I was involved in three events this week. The first was the most wide-ranging – a filmed conversation with Babette Babich at Fordham University, that ranged from contemporary territorial issues to Kant, Leibniz, Nietzsche, Heidegger, Foucault and Lefebvre; Greek geography to … Continue reading

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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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