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Leverhulme Trust Network on Project on Indeterminate and Changing Environments: Law, the Anthropocene, and the World (the ICE LAW Project)

Phil Steinberg has the good news that the Leverhulme Trust has funded the Project on Indeterminate and Changing Environments: Law, the Anthropocene, and the World (the ICE LAW Project). I’ll be leading the subproject on territory. Congratulations to Phil and Kate … Continue reading

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Thomas Nail, The Figure of the Migrant – forthcoming from Stanford University Press

Thomas Nail, The Figure of the Migrant – forthcoming from Stanford University Press. I provide one of the endorsements. The book is due out in September. In the meantime, a short interview on migrant politics related to the themes of the … Continue reading

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ANTI-CRISIS REVIEWED

Originally posted on Society and space:
Luca Follis reviews Janet Roitman’s book Anti-Crisis (Duke University Press, 2014). We live in times of crisis, or so it would seem. News reports daily confirm the intractability of enduring geo-political predicaments (e.g., in…

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New book from Anna Tsing: The Mushroom at the End of the World: on the possibility of life in capitalist ruins

Originally posted on the anthropo.scene:
The Mushroom at the End of the World: On the Possibility of Life in Capitalist Ruins, coming from Princeton this September, details here. Matsutake is the most valuable mushroom in the world—and a weed…

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Judith Butler Parting Ways – A Jewish Philosophy Symposium

Originally posted on jewish philosophy place:
This symposium on Parting Ways is just out in the print version of the journal Political Theology. It includes contributions by Sarah Hammerschlag, Larisa Reznik, Martin Kavka, Vincent Lloyd, and myself with a response…

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How Does the University Press Remain Relevant?

Originally posted on The Scholarly Kitchen:
Image via Sigma Seven. My attendance at AAUP this year was cut short because of a family obligation back home, but in the time I was there, I got to talk to a number…

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Critical Theory’s eight books that came out in June 2015

Critical Theory’s eight books that came out in June 2015

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Macherey: Lire Foucault and Other Recent Presentations

Originally posted on My Desiring-Machines:
Pierre Macherey has posted four recent presentations on Foucault (from the “Foucault au collège de France : une aventure intellectuelle et éditoriale” conference), Althusser, and Hegel/Spinoza on his blog (thanks to Jason Read for posting this…

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Top posts this week on Progressive Geographies

Félix Guattari on writing Anti-Oedipus in The Paris Review Writing about writing, and writing about theory and the use of languages When Heidegger met Lacan Good advice on ‘A Realistic Summer Writing Schedule’ from The Chronicle Books received – Foucault, Lefebvre, Cohen, Parikka, Esposito, … Continue reading

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Justin E.H. Smith, Nature, Human Nature, and Human Difference: Race in Early Modern Philosophy – now out

Justin E.H. Smith, Nature, Human Nature, and Human Difference: Race in Early Modern Philosophy is now out from Princeton University Press. I really liked his book on Leibniz, Divine Machines, so this should be interesting. The introduction can be downloaded here. People … Continue reading

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