Category Archives: Shakespearean Territories

Books received – Shakespeare, Foucault, Jessop

A pile of recently received books – mainly bought for the Shakespeare project, plus Foucault’s 1980 lectures About the Beginning of the Hermeneutic of the Subject and Bob Jessop’s The State: Past, Present, Future in recompense for review work. The text at the … Continue reading

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2015 in review – talks, publications and writing, plus links to ‘best-of’ lists

I began 2015 with the manuscript of a book under the title Foucault’s Last Decade close, I thought, to completion. But it was far too long. In the end, I cut the first two long chapters out, and submitted a book … Continue reading

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Foucault: The Birth of Power update 8 – working at the IMEC archive and another visit to the Bibliothèque Nationale

Since I returned from my last visit to Paris, I had one week back in England where I gave a couple of talks on Shakespeare. One was on ‘The Majesty and Territories of King John’ at UCL’s Institute of Advanced … Continue reading

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Poster for Shakespeare and territory talk in Cambridge on Wednesday 25 November

Details at the Cambridge University Geography Society Facebook page.

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What would Shakespeare do about Europe’s migrants?

“What would Shakespeare do about Europe’s migrants?” in The Economist. FOR months Sir Ian McKellen has been treating various audiences (including Marc Maron, a comedian and podcast host, and the Savannah Film Festival) to a monologue from a minor Elizabethan play entitled “Sir Thomas More”. … Continue reading

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Everything you always wanted to know about territory, but were afraid to ask Shakespeare – talk to Cambridge University Geographical Society, 25 November 2015

I’ll be giving the talk I gave at Warwick on Shakespeare’s King John again on the 23rd November at UCL at 6pm (abstract and details here). Then two days later I’ll be giving a talk to the Cambridge University Geography Society, at … Continue reading

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‘The Territories and Majesty of Shakespeare’s King John’ – talks at Warwick 3 November and UCL 23 November

I’ll be giving a talk with the title of ‘The Territories and Majesty of Shakespeare’s King John’ twice over the next couple of weeks. This lecture will discuss Shakespeare’s play King John around two themes – the question of majesty and … Continue reading

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Two US talks in fall 2016 – Spindel conference in Memphis; Early Modern Literary Geographies conference in San Marino

After five talks in November, I will have a nice gap in my schedule of visiting talks. Part of the thinking is that I need some time to write so that I have something new to say… The talks I’ve … Continue reading

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Books received – Duménil and Lévy, Massumi, Nietzsche, Clark, Shakespeare, Comité d’action santé, Langlois

A pile of recently acquired books – Dumenil and Levy’s The Crisis of Neoliberalism, Brian Massumi’s Ontopower, Friedrich Nietzsche’s Writing from the Early Notebooks, Timothy Clark, Ecocriticism on the Edge, the Penguin edition of Shakespeare’s Richard II, Comité d’action santé, … Continue reading

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Senior Research Fellow at University College London’s Institute of Advanced Studies 2015-16 – and talk on 23 November

For the 2015-16 academic year I’ll be a Senior Research Fellow at University College London’s new Institute of Advanced Studies. As well as Tamar Garb as director and Catherine Stokes as administrator, there are already four junior research fellows in … Continue reading

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