Category Archives: Michel Foucault

Foucault Circle meeting at UNSW June 29-July 2, 2016 – call for papers

The sixteenth annual meeting of the Foucault Circle will be held in Sydney, Australia, June 29-July 2, 2016 (hosted by the University of New South Wales). The Foucault Circle at UNSW will be held immediately before the Australasian Association of Philosophy … Continue reading

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Deleuze, Guattari, Foucault and Fourquet’s discussions of ‘Les équipements du pouvoir’

Keith Harris has been saying a bit about Deleuze, Guattari, Foucault and Fourquet’s discussions of ‘Les équipements du pouvoir’. He first shared his reading notes on Guattari’s contributions to a discussion with Foucault and Fourquet; and has followed up today with … Continue reading

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Foucault’s Last Decade update 24 – other work while waiting for the reports, and the draft cover blurb

This has been the period between submitting the Foucault’s Last Decade manuscript and waiting for reader reports. I’ve largely been doing other things – talks on terrain and urban territory; editing a Lefebvre translation and writing its introduction; writing a … Continue reading

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Exercises in the history of ideas: an interview with Stuart Elden — Dale Leorke & Suneel Jethani

Dale Leorke & Suneel Jethani, “Exercises in the history of ideas: an interview with Stuart Elden“. The full version of this interview, which previously appeared in edited form on the Theory, Culture & Society website, is now available as an open-access … Continue reading

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“Before the Punitive Society: The Inquiry of Théories et institutions pénales”, plenary lecture – Discipline and Punish Forty Years On, Nottingham 11 September 2015

Here’s the abstract for my plenary lecture to the Time Served: Discipline and Punish Forty Years On conference, to be held at The Galleries of Justice, Nottingham, 11-12 September 2015. Before the Punitive Society: The Inquiry of Théories et institutions pénales This presentation will … Continue reading

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Books received – Shakespeare, Mousnier, Lefebvre

Two OUP editions of Shakespeare, Roland Mousnier’s Peasant Uprisings – used by Foucault in Théories et institutions pénales, and two first editions of Lefebvre’s books in Axelos’s Arguments series.

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Writing about writing, and writing about theory and the use of languages

Two short pieces recently drafted – a contribution to an edited book on ‘How we Write’, and a piece on the use of other languages in my research. The first is entitled ‘Writing by Accumulation’, and in keeping with the … Continue reading

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Foucault Studies 19 now out – special issue on Disability and first English translation of Foucault’s ‘Standing Vigil for the Day to Come’

Foucault Studies No 19 is now out. It is mainly a special issue on Disability, but includes a number of separate essays, reviews and the first translation of Foucault’s ‘Standing Vigil for the Day to Come‘, a 1963 review essay … Continue reading

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Michel Foucault, On the Punitive Society – forthcoming in translation from Palgrave

Michel Foucault, On the Punitive Society, translated by Graham Burchell, forthcoming from Palgrave – date unclear: Palgrave say June; Amazon August. Thanks to Chatham Vemuri for the link to the updated Palgrave page. These thirteen lectures on the ‘punitive society,’ delivered … Continue reading

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Foucault, About the Beginning of the Hermeneutics of the Self: Lectures at Dartmouth College, 1980

A few more details about Michel Foucault, About the Beginning of the Hermeneutics of the Self: Lectures at Dartmouth College, 1980, translated by Graham Burchell, are available at the University of Chicago Press site. Much of the material in this … Continue reading

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