Category Archives: Judith Butler

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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Judith Butler lectures on the Performative Theory of Assembly

The Sociological Imagination has gathered up online lectures relating to Judith Butler’s new book Notes Towards a Performative Theory of Assembly.  Here’s the first of them – the ‘Human Shield’ London Review of International Law lecture given at the LSE in February 2015:

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11 Critical Theory books that came out in November

11 Critical Theory books that came out in November – another useful roundup at critical-theory.com. Butler, Evans, Goldsmith, Repo, Meiksins Wood, Badiou, Zaretsky, Zurn and Dilts, Negri, Llewelyn

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“Mourning becomes the law”—Judith Butler from Paris at the Verso website

“Mourning becomes the law“—Judith Butler from Paris at the Verso website [Update: it appears that the page has been removed – the link was previously correct. Please comment if you know the new site. There is an archived version here.]

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AAG Names Judith Butler as the 2016 Honorary Geographer

AAG Names Judith Butler as the 2016 Honorary Geographer – news here. Here’s one key paragraph. AAG Past President Mona Domosh will confer the 2016 AAG Honorary Geographer Award upon Judith Butler at the 2016 AAG Annual Meeting in San Francisco during … Continue reading

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Michel Foucault’s Collège de France Lectures (1970-1984): 13 Years at the Collège, 13 Seminars at Columbia

Michel Foucault’s Collège de France Lectures (1970-1984): 13 Years at the Collège, 13 Seminars at Columbia Seyla Benhabib, Homi Bhabha, Judith Butler, Veena Das, François Ewald, Didier Fassin, James Faubion, Nancy Fraser, Frédéric Gros, Daniele Lorenzini, Nancy Luxon, Achille Mbembe, Paul … Continue reading

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Books received 4 – various: Meillassoux, Trawny, Eco, Butler, Krell, Naas, Funambulist papers, journals

And everything else that was in the pile of post as I returned from the US. Umberto Eco’s How to Write a Thesis; Quentin Meillassoux’s Science Fiction and Extro-Science Fiction; Peter Trawny’s Freedom to Fail: Heidegger’s Anarchy; The Funambulist Papers Volume 2 (in which … Continue reading

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Judith Butler, Notes towards a Performative Theory of Assembly – forthcoming from Harvard UP

Judith Butler, Notes towards a Performative Theory of Assembly – forthcoming from Harvard University Press. Thanks to Derek Gregory for the alert. Judith Butler elucidates the dynamics of public assembly under prevailing economic and political conditions, analyzing what they signify and … Continue reading

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Judith Butler bibliography online

When Praxis Becomes Unbearable – a bibliography of Judith Butler’s work. I am sharing this with whoever cares in the work of this philosopher and in this sort of research endeavor. This is all the work of Judith Butler I … Continue reading

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Michael O’Rourke – The Nows and Thens of Queer Theory (videos)

Michael O’Rourke – The Nows and Thens of Queer Theory – videos of six lectures here. An on-line and in residence seminar with Michael O’Rourke at UCD Humanities Institute, 9-13 February 2015. The seminar was organized by Global Centre for Advanced … Continue reading

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