Monthly Archives: May 2017

Foucault, Subjectivity and Truth course now scheduled for June/July 2017

The long delayed translation of Foucault’s Subjectivity and Truth course is now scheduled for June/July 2017. Thanks to Chathan Vemuri for the update. The price has also come down to something comparable to previous volumes in the series. This is the … Continue reading

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Resurrecting the Forgotten Bike Highways of 1930s Britain in Atlas Obscura

Sarah Laskow, Resurrecting the Forgotten Bike Highways of 1930s Britain in Atlas Obscura In the 1930s, Britain’s Ministry of Transport built an extensive network of bike highways around the country—at least 280 miles of paved, protected infrastructure dedicated to cyclists alone. … Continue reading

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Monstrous, Duplicated, Potent: On Donna Haraway in n+1

Monstrous, Duplicated, Potent: On Donna Haraway in n+1 by Alyssa Battistoni Nominally a review of Donna Haraway. Staying with the Trouble: Making Kin in the Chthulucene (Duke, 2016), it’s mainly a fascinating discussion of her work as a whole.

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Clarence Glacken, Traces on the Rhodian Shore fifty years on at the RGS-IBG meeting

There is an interesting session coming up at the RGS-IBG meeting in London later this year: Clarence Glacken’s ‘Traces on the Rhodian Shore’ at 50: Nature, Culture and ‘Western Thought’ (1 September, 2.40pm) Organised by Philip Conway, it will be a … Continue reading

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Farge and Foucault, Disorderly Families reviewed in the TLS (and discussed in podcast)

Arlette Farge and Michel Foucault, Disorderly Families: Infamous letters from the Bastille archives (edited by Nancy Luxon, translated by Thomas Scott-Railton) reviewed in the TLS: ‘Would you mind imprisoning my wife?‘ by Biancamaria Fontana. Update: it is also discussed in this TLS … Continue reading

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Simondon on Technics: On the Mode of Existence of Technical Objects – audio recordings

Thanks to dmf for pointing me to this – audio recordings of a recent event at Kingston: Simondon on Technics: On the Mode of Existence of Technical Objects Speakers: Andrea Bardin (Brunel University), Giovanni Carrozzini (CIDES, MSH Paris-Nord), Xavier Guchet … Continue reading

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‘U Can’t Talk to Ur Professor Like This’ – academic etiquette in the New York Times

‘U Can’t Talk to Ur Professor Like This‘ – interesting piece on academic etiquette in the New York Times. Here’s the beginning of the piece: Chapel Hill, N.C. — At the start of my teaching career, when I was fresh … Continue reading

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China Miéville, October: The Story of the Russian Revolution from Verso (currently 50% off with bundled e-book)

China Miéville, October: The Story of the Russian Revolution from Verso (currently 50% off with bundled e-book) On the centenary of the Russian Revolution, China Miéville tells the extraordinary story of this pivotal moment in history. In February of 1917 Russia was … Continue reading

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Foucault, Oeuvres I and II reviewed in the TLS by Duncan Kelly

Foucault, Oeuvres I and II reviewed in the TLS by Duncan Kelly In 1970, after various appointments in France, Germany, Poland, Sweden and Tunisia, the French philosopher and epistemologist Michel Foucault took a Chair at the Collège de France in … Continue reading

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Three steps for the UK general election – register, read, vote (with links)

Originally posted on Progressive Geographies:
Three steps for the UK general election – 1. Register to vote Simple to do, but crucial to do soon. Must be done by 22 May to vote on 8 June 2017. The official registration site is…

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