Category Archives: Judith Butler

Judith Butler reviews Jacques Derrida, The Death Penalty Volume I

In the London Review of Books, Judith Butler reviews Jacques Derrida, The Death Penalty Volume I. About these ads

About these ads
Posted in Jacques Derrida, Judith Butler | 1 Comment

Elisabeth Roudinesco on Judith Butler at the Verso blog and in Le Monde

Judith Butler, the Iconoclast: Elisabeth Roudinesco on Judith Butler – English here; French here.

Posted in Judith Butler | Leave a comment

Judith Butler and Cornel West – Honoring Edward Said video

A really interesting conversation between Butler and West on the tenth anniversary of Said’s death. Thanks to Sławek Królak for the link.

Posted in Cornel West, Edward Said, Judith Butler | 3 Comments

Judith Butler – Parting Ways explained in six minutes

Parting Ways has just been released in paperback – embed doesn’t work so see critical-theory.com.

Posted in Judith Butler | 2 Comments

Willing the impossible: an interview with Judith Butler

At Open Democracy (via Maoquai)

Posted in Judith Butler, Politics | Leave a comment

Judith Butler’s Honorary Doctorate Address at McGill University

Judith Butler’s Honorary Doctorate Address at McGill University. A powerful defence of the humanities and reading texts.

Posted in Judith Butler, Universities | 1 Comment

Books received

Fanon’s The Wretched of the Earth (really wanted this to re-read Sartre’s preface); Michael Mack’s How Literature Changes the Way we Think; Judith Butler and Athena Athanasiou’s Disposession; David Chandler’s Freedom vs Necessity in International Relations; an old New Left … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Frantz Fanon, Jean-Paul Sartre, Judith Butler | 1 Comment

Chris Harker on Judith Butler’s Parting Ways

My Durham colleague Chris Harker discusses Judith Butler’s Parting Ways – here and here.

Posted in Judith Butler, Politics | Leave a comment

Judith Butler’s remarks at Brooklyn College

The Nation has published Judith Butler’s talk to the event at Brooklyn College on the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions movement.

Posted in Judith Butler, Politics

Brooklyn College, Butler, Arendt and Academic Freedom

Judith Butler continues to be criticised for her support of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions program, most recently for the debate due to be hosted at Brooklyn College on 7th February. Various people including Alan Dershowitz have said such an event … Continue reading

Posted in Judith Butler, Politics, Universities | Leave a comment