Category Archives: William Shakespeare

2015 in review – talks, publications and writing, plus links to ‘best-of’ lists

I began 2015 with the manuscript of a book under the title Foucault’s Last Decade close, I thought, to completion. But it was far too long. In the end, I cut the first two long chapters out, and submitted a book … Continue reading

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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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Causes of deaths in Shakespeare’s plays visualised

Thanks to Murray Low for sharing this graphic Here’s another one, which I’ve shared on the blog before (from Biblioklept)…

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Books received – Shakespeare, Sperlinger, Zurn and Dilts

A couple of volumes of the Penguin Shakespeare series, Tom Sperlinger’s Romeo and Juliet in Palestine: Teaching Under Occupation, and Perry Zurn and Andrew Dilts’s collection Active Intolerance: Michel Foucault, the Prisons Information Group, and the Future of Abolition. I provided an endorsement of Active … Continue reading

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Foucault: The Birth of Power update 8 – working at the IMEC archive and another visit to the Bibliothèque Nationale

Since I returned from my last visit to Paris, I had one week back in England where I gave a couple of talks on Shakespeare. One was on ‘The Majesty and Territories of King John’ at UCL’s Institute of Advanced … Continue reading

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Books received – Recherches, Foucault, Fourquet, Shakespeare, Vasudevan, Whatmore

A pile of recent books bought or received. Alex Vasudevan’s Metropolitan Preoccupations: The Spatial Politics of Squatting in Berlin was sent by him; and Richard Whatmore, What is Intellectual History? came from Polity – preordered in recompense for review work. Both look really interesting. … Continue reading

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Extraterritorialities in Occupied Worlds – forthcoming collection from Punctum with essays by Levinas, Bauman, Agamben… and Elden

Extraterritorialities in Occupied Worlds – forthcoming collection edited by Maayan Amir and Ruti Sela from Punctum. Includes essays by Levinas, Bauman, Agamben, Harman and many others, including a piece by me entitled ‘Outside Territory’ which is mainly on Shakespeare. Some of … Continue reading

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Poster for Shakespeare and territory talk in Cambridge on Wednesday 25 November

Details at the Cambridge University Geography Society Facebook page.

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The Territories and Majesty of Shakespeare’s King John – UCL Monday 23 November 2015

I’ll be giving a talk with the title of ‘The Territories and Majesty of Shakespeare’s King John’ tonight at UCL. Monday 23rd November, 6pm, IAS Talking Points seminar, Common Ground, University College London – with responses by Professor Helen Hackett, … Continue reading

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Romeo and Juliet in Palestine: Teaching Under Occupation

Thanks to dmfant for sharing this news – Tom Sperlinger’s book Romeo and Juliet in Palestine: Teaching Under Occupation. It’s about the experience of teaching at Al-Quds University – which I visited in 2013 (see here) – especially on Shakespeare. There is … Continue reading

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