Category Archives: Judith Butler

Judith Butler, ‘Human Shield’ – lecture at LSE 4 February 2015

Judith Butler, ‘Human Shield’ – lecture at LSE on 4 February 2015 (details) Recent debates about human shields in the summer bombardment of Gaza raised the question of how the unarmed human form comes to be regarded as a military instrument. … Continue reading

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Étienne Balibar discusses Foucault’s La société punitive, with a response from Judith Butler

Étienne Balibar discusses Foucault’s La société punitive and his relation to Marx, with a response from Judith Butler. Audio files available here, via Multipliciudades. For his lecture “Foucault and Marx: A Disjunctive Synthesis?”, Étienne Balibar discusses connections and disjunctions between Michel Foucault … Continue reading

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Willing the impossible: an interview with Judith Butler

At Open Democracy (via Maoquai)

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