Monthly Archives: October 2016

David Harvey Marx & Capital Lecture 3: Value and its Monetary Expression

The third David Harvey lecture of the current series – Value and its Monetary Expression

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Reshelving the New York Public Library’s Rose Reading Room

The renovation and restocking of the New York Public Library’s Rose Reading Room.

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Books received – Greenblatt, Soussloff, Howe, Graham

Two second-hand copies of books by Stephen Greenblatt, the new collection Foucault on the Arts and Letters in recompense for review work (30% discount here), and two books sent by publishers – Nicolas Howe’s Landscapes of the Secular and Stephen … Continue reading

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Early Modern Literary Geographies – call for book proposals for Oxford University Press series

The conference I attended in California last weekend was linked to a book series with Oxford University Press. I’ve shared details of this before, but it was a while ago, and the first volume is now published, so here is … Continue reading

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Foucault and Shakespeare: The Theatre of Madness

My paper ‘Foucault and Shakespeare: Ceremony, Theatre, Politics’ should appear in The Southern Journal of Philosophy in late 2017, in the Spindel conference supplement. I’ve recently agreed to write a second piece developing out of this work: Foucault and Shakespeare: The Theatre … Continue reading

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Captured: Documenting Incarceration – Nottingham Contemporary, 4-5 Nov 2016

Captured: Documenting Incarceration – Nottingham Contemporary gallery, 4-5 Nov 2016 A two-day documentary film event featuring screenings, workshops and Q&A with directors looking at the role of filmmaking in challenging public perceptions of incarceration and detention.

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The Antipode Foundation’s Scholar-Activist Project and International Workshop Awards, 2017

Originally posted on AntipodeFoundation.org:
We’re pleased to announce the fifth year of the Antipode Foundation’s Scholar-Activist Project and International Workshop Awards.  – Scholar-Activist Project Awards are single-year grants of up to £10,000 intended to support collaborations between academics and…

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Early Modern Literary Geographies conference – audio recording of my Hamlet talk

I’ve just got home from California after a couple of fascinating days at the Early Modern Literary Geographies conference. This was held in the Huntington Library in San Marino, a superb venue set in glorious grounds. The conference was very useful for … Continue reading

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Johannes Angermuller on ‘How do you define yourself as an academic?’

Interesting piece by my Warwick colleague Johannes Angermuller on ‘How do you define yourself as an academic?‘ in The Times Higher. Researchers should be free from constraints that prevent them from the pursuit of scientific truth – this is an … Continue reading

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Jean-Paul Sartre’s refusal of the Nobel prize for literature

Bob Dylan’s award of the Nobel prize for literature is obviously all over the news and social media. The New York Review of Books has a translation of Jean-Paul Sartre’s short piece on his own refusal of that award over fifty … Continue reading

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