Monthly Archives: July 2016

Interview on ‘Foucault’s Last Decade’ at Critical Theory

I’m interviewed over at Critical-Theory.com about Foucault’s Last Decade – the first of a few discussions on the book and its subject matter. Many thanks to Eugene Wolters for the interest in my work and asking the questions in this interview. Michel Foucault died … Continue reading

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Décalages Vol 2 No 1 now published – Althusser and Gramsci

Décalages Vol 2 No 1 now published, with a range of multilingual papers on Althusser, especially focusing on his relation to Gramsci, a couple on the Althusser-Derrida relation and including a new translation of a letter from Althusser on Gramsci.

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Stern review of Research Excellence Framework

Lord Nicholas Stern’s review of the Research Excellence Framework is now available here. For those outside UK higher education, the REF is the means by which academic research is evaluated for league tables and funding. This independent review makes recommendations … Continue reading

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Colin Gordon reviews the Cambridge Foucault Lexicon in History of the Human Sciences

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Colin Gordon reviews The Cambridge Foucault Lexicon in History of the Human Sciences (requires subscription). I hope a preprint will appear on Colin’s academia.edu page soon. It’s a very detailed review of a huge work,…

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Colin Gordon reviews the Cambridge Foucault Lexicon in History of the Human Sciences

Colin Gordon reviews The Cambridge Foucault Lexicon in History of the Human Sciences (requires subscription). I hope a preprint will appear on Colin’s academia.edu page soon. It’s a very detailed review of a huge work, covering a wide range of … Continue reading

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Reading Marx in 1965; Reading Althusser et. al. and Lefebvre in 2016 at the Verso blog

I have a short piece at the Verso blog, entitled ‘Reading Marx in 1965; Reading Althusser et. al. and Lefebvre in 2016’. Some of the most important works of post-war French Marxism were published in 1965. Louis Althusser’s For Marx … Continue reading

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Foucault, the Archive and the Writing of Intellectual History – audio of lecture

At the end of June I gave the plenary lecture to my Warwick department’s annual conference. It was entitled ‘Foucault, the Archive and the Writing of Intellectual History’, and discussed the writing of the two books Foucault’s Last Decade and … Continue reading

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Books received – Rankin, Lisle, Springer, Norris

A second-hand copy of Chris Norris’s Deconstruction: Theory and Practice, Simon Springer’s The Anarchist Roots of Geography, Debbie Lisle’s Holidays in the Danger Zone and William Rankin’s After the Map. The last three were all sent by the publishers.

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Review of Foucault, Language, Madness and Desire in Cultural Geographies

My brief review of Michel Foucault, Language, Madness, and Desire: On Literature, translated by Robert Bonnano, is now available in the new issue of Cultural Geographies. The review requires subscription, but a preprint is available here.

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Society and Space Volume 34 Issue 4 now online

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The August issue of the 2016 volume of Environment and Planning D: Society and Space is out now. Sophie Cranston’s piece is free to access. All others requires subscription. Articles The Politics of Pleasure: Promenading on…

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