Category Archives: William E Connolly

Connolly and Grove – Extinction Events and the Human Sciences

William E Connolly and Jarius Victor Grove – Extinction Events and the Human Sciences at The Contemporary Condition. An interesting and challenging piece I am sure I will return to: “The frail heritage of gradualism and exceptionalism is not up to … Continue reading

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Foucault Studies 17 now out – Foucault and Deleuze

A special issue on Foucault and Deleuze, edited by Nicolae Morar, Thomas Nail, Daniel W. Smith, and including essays by William Connolly and Dianna Taylor; plus unconnected articles and a large number of reviews.

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Authority & Political Technologies 2014 conference at Warwick – announcement and call for papers

Authority & Political Technologies 2014                                                   Power in a World of Becoming, Entanglement & Attachment                           ‘In every era the attempt must be made anew to rescue tradition from a conformism … Continue reading

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From Geo-metrics to Geo-politics – Waterloo to Zurich

I’ll be giving a version of the talk I recently gave at the Balsillie School of International Affairs at the University of Zurich tomorrow. (I note that William Walters, who I met for the first time at the Balsillie School, … Continue reading

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Books received

Timothy Mitchell’s Carbon Democracy (this keeps coming up in conversations and papers); a fascinating-looking new book on The Concept of World from Kant to Derrida; William Connolly’s new The Fragility of Things; a biography of Hegel; and the two volumes … Continue reading

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Louise Amoore, The Politics of Possibility

My friend and Durham colleague Louise Amoore’s forthcoming book, The Politics of Possibility: Risk and Security Beyond Probability, now has a page up at Duke University Press site. It looks great: Since September 11, 2001, the imagination of “low probability, … Continue reading

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William E. Connolly – The Fragility of Things

Bill Connolly’s new book, The Fragility of Things, is coming out in August. A blog post from 2010 discusses the topic; as does this talk at McGill University.

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William Connolly et al – Between Deleuze and Foucault

Videos of the talks given to the recent Between Deleuze and Foucault conference are now available online (via Bodies in Movement).

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Between Deleuze and Foucault conference

Purdue University, College of Liberal Arts November 30 – December 1, 2012 An international conference exploring the relations between the work of Gilles Deleuze (1925-1995) and Michel Foucault (1926-1984). Plenary Speaker: William Connolly, Johns Hopkins University Participants: Marco Altamirano, Purdue … Continue reading

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William E. Connolly on Melancholia

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