Monthly Archives: April 2014

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. Advertisements

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Recursions: a new book series in media & cultural theory

Originally posted on Machinology:
We are proud to announce the launch of a new book series titled Recursions: Theories of Media, Materiality and Cultural Techniques. Placed with Amsterdam University Press, a publisher known for its strong track-record in film and…

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Seeing the secret state with Trevor Paglen

Originally posted on War Law Space:
Earlier this week I blogged about Trevor Paglen’s new work over at Intercept, and now Joseph Lee (via Gab Olah) send news of a talk Paglen gave at the Chaos Communication Congress in Berlin last…

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Three forthcoming papers (require subscription)

Originally posted on Society and space:
Assembling the multitude: material geographies of social movements from Oaxaca to Occupy Iván Arenas In light of the abstract theorizations of scholars of transnational social movement networks—as exemplified by Hardt and Negri’sMultitude—in this paper…

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Claire Colebrook, Death of the PostHuman: Essays on Extinction, Vol. 1 – pdf available online

Claire Colebrook’s Death of the PostHuman: Essays on Extinction, Vol. 1 is available online and as downloadable pdf from Open Humanities Press – print version coming soon. Death of the PostHuman undertakes a series of critical encounters with the legacy of what … Continue reading

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E.P. Thompson and the Making of the New Left

  E.P. Thompson and the Making of the New Left: Essays and Polemics by E. P. Thompson; edited by Cal Winslow – out in June with Monthly Review Press. More details and endorsements at the site – here’s the blurb. E. P. Thompson … Continue reading

Posted in Books, E. P. Thompson, Politics | 2 Comments’s five books that came out in April‘s five books that came out in April – Agamben and Politics, Reasoning with Who we are, Making Money, The Imperial University and… Why are Animals Funny?

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Urban theory without an outside: Neil Brenner

Originally posted on the anthropo.scene:
This has been online for a few weeks, but now made time to watch it – a very helpful lecture by Neil Brenner outlining the work of the Harvard Urban Theory Lab and his edited collection Implosions/Explosions. This, and other … Continue reading

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Nazism and the German Academy

Originally posted on PHILOSOPHY IN A TIME OF ERROR:
Eric Schwitzgebel provides a translation to the preface of a 1935 issue of the journal Kant-Studien, which shows just how much the academy (obviously not just Heidegger) rolled over Kantian and other philosophical…

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Book review symposium – James C. Scott’s ‘Two Cheers for Anarchism’

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Just in time for this year’s festival of self-organisation on May 1st, International Workers’ Day, we’re pleased to present a book review symposium on James C. Scott’s Two Cheers for Anarchism. Professor of Anthropology in Yale…

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