Category Archives: Judith Butler

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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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.

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