Category Archives: Publishing

Jeroen Vandaele on translations of Foucault’s Surveiller et punir

Jeroen Vandaele, ‘What is an author, indeed: Michel Foucault in translation‘, Perspectives: Studies in Translatology, Vol 24 No 1, 2016, pp. 76-92 (requires subscription). A very interesting piece which discusses translations of Foucault’s Surveiller et punir with lots of examples and comparisons. Though … Continue reading

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Five strategies to get your academic writing “unstuck”

‘Five strategies to get your academic writing “unstuck”‘from Raul Pacheco-Vega at the LSE Impact of Social Science blog. This is a repost from his own blog, and the first of a series.

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The editorial process at Contemporary Political Theory

A very interesting and detailed discussion of the editorial process at Contemporary Political Theory, by Samuel Chambers (open access).

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Red Notes, Italy 1977-8: ‘Living with an Earthquake’ – entire pamphlet online

Yesterday I linked to a piece written by Sartre and signed by Foucault and others. Thanks to dmf for providing a link to the entire pamphlet online. Red Notes, Italy 1977-8: ‘Living with an Earthquake’ – entire pdf or individual … 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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Academic Books of 2015 – my top twenty

The vast majority of academic reading in 2015 was related to Foucault, with a lot of Shakespeare work along the way. Many of these were published some time ago. These were the twenty books published in 2015 I read and most … Continue reading

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Useful resources for academic writers

Raewyn Connell open access e-book Writing for Research (via Clive Barnett) Michelle Lipinski, ‘The Path to Publishing Your First Book‘, at Stanford University Press blog And, less serious and more experimental, McKenzie Wark’s 2013 advice on ‘How to Beat Writer’s Block‘

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Graduated Open Access @punctum Books

Graduated Open Access at Punctum Books – press release. First two paragraphs below. Today punctum launches a new platform for distributing our titles, which we are calling (for lack of a more elegant phrasing) Graduated Open Access. By way of … Continue reading

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Derrida’s 1964-65 seminar ‘Heidegger: The Question of Being and History’ to appear in English in April 2016

News of the next translation of the Derrida seminars – 1964-65’s Heidegger: The Question of Being and History, forthcoming in April 2016. After a bit of a delay it seems the seminars are on again – the second volume of La peine … Continue reading

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Which philosopher would fare best in a present-day university?

Which philosopher would fare best in a present-day university? – a discussion in The Guardian by Lloyd Strickland. If you know Lloyd’s work – which I do – then the answer is not surprising…

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