Category Archives: Writing

Tips for finishing a PhD from The Guardian

These tips from The Guardian are good, and many apply to writing books too. About these ads

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Adam Kotsko, Agamben translator, on ‘The experience of translating’

Adam Kotsko, one of the key recent Agamben translators, reflects on ‘The experience of translating‘. I particularly appreciated the work of filling in the references and notes to texts in English. Here’s the first paragraph – well-worth a read, and … Continue reading

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Foucault’s Last Decade – Update 12

After what has felt like a long break from working on this book, I’ve begun writing again. Some of this was during a recent trip to Ghana. The first part of Chapter Six looks at the collaborative projects Foucault was involved … Continue reading

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Completing other tasks – returning to the Foucault’s Last Decade project

Over the past few months I’ve taken a break from the Foucault work, due to other commitments. Some of these were related to The Birth of Territory. One was an author response to ‘critics’ from the session on the book at the Association of American … Continue reading

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“the frustrations and the pleasures of editing”

David Scott Kastan on “the frustrations and the pleasures of editing” – for him a play, but much of this works more generally: We too often think of editing as an activity that is mechanical and objective; it is neither. Even … Continue reading

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‘Getting Published’ Masterclass – British Academy sponsored workshop at Warwick, 26 June 2014

‘Getting Published’ Masterclass – Warwick 26 June 2014 Sponsored by the British Academy, The ‘Getting Published’ Masterclass is an event is aimed at providing useful, practical, information to PhD students and early career researchers on how to get their work published. The … Continue reading

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The work of editing – adding references to translations

Over the past few weeks, around other things, I’ve been editing a translation of a book for a new press. I’ll post details of the book when the website is available. A lot of the work has been checking the … Continue reading

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