Category Archives: Writing

Two posts on writing at The Sociological Imagination and An und für sich

Two posts on writing at The Sociological Imagination and An und für sich. The first talks about writing being disconnected from the internet, and whether this works for different writers or not. It’s written by David Beer, reflecting on the … Continue reading

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David Harvey discusses his recent work at Mimar Sinan Güzel Sanatlar Üniversitesi (May 2015 video)

Via a comment on a post commenting on my post on writing after completing a book ms.

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Palgrave’s Publishing resources for early career academics

Publishing resources for early career academics from Palgrave – a pdf to download from academia.edu. Thanks to Robert Tally for the link. Focuses on books, with advice on revision from PhD thesis, proposals, glossary of terms, etc. – much of … Continue reading

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How We Write: Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blank Page – edited by Suzanne Conklin Akbari, forthcoming from Punctum

How We Write: Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blank Page – edited by Suzanne Conklin Akbari, forthcoming from Punctum. This little book arose spontaneously, in the late spring of 2015, when a series of conversations emerged — first in … Continue reading

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Talks at three workshops – on Foucault and Artemidorus, Earth, and Foucault and Shakespeare – with links to some audio recordings

I attended and spoke at three workshops last week. First, at the Monash University study centre in Prato, Italy, on modern reappropriations of Hellenistic Ethics. I ran a reading seminar on Foucault’s reading of Artemidorus. The other sessions were by … Continue reading

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Jeffrey Jerome Cohen on ‘Creativity, Routine, Writing Lockdowns, and the Necessity of Ignoring Those Who Offer Themselves as Example’

Jeffrey Jerome Cohen has a draft of his contribution to a collection on writing with which I am also involved: ‘Creativity, Routine, Writing Lockdowns, and the Necessity of Ignoring Those Who Offer Themselves as Example‘. (A little more on my … Continue reading

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Mary Beard on the last stages of writing a book – SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome

Mary Beard has an interesting piece on the last stages of writing a book – SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome. Ok I know you will think that you have heard this before, but the book is now within 1000 … Continue reading

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Good advice on ‘A Realistic Summer Writing Schedule’ from The Chronicle

Lots of people have been sharing this good advice on ‘A Realistic Summer Writing Schedule‘ from The Chronicle Vitae.

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Félix Guattari on writing Anti-Oedipus in The Paris Review

Félix Guattari on writing Anti-Oedipus in The Paris Review (via critical-theory.com).

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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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