Monthly Archives: March 2018

Interactive visualization of Diego Velázquez, Las Meninas (1656)

Interactive visualization of Diego Velázquez, Las Meninas (1656) The painting is in the Prado in Madrid – I was there just last week. The Prado website has some more information. Thanks to Melissa Pawelski for the link.   Advertisements

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Chris Barrett, Early Modern English Literature and the Poetics of Cartographic Anxiety – OUP

Chris Barrett, Early Modern English Literature and the Poetics of Cartographic Anxiety – now published by Oxford University Press in their Early Modern Literary Geographies series. The Cartographic Revolution in the Renaissance made maps newly precise, newly affordable, and newly … Continue reading

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David Bissell, Transit Life: How Commuting Is Transforming Our Cities – now out with MIT Press

David Bissell, Transit Life: How Commuting Is Transforming Our Cities – now out with MIT Press We spend much of our lives in transit to and from work. Although we might dismiss our daily commute as a wearying slog, we … Continue reading

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David Allison Memorial at Stony Brook University

Originally posted on PHILOSOPHY IN A TIME OF ERROR:
This week there is a memorial for the work and life of David Allison at SBU. I had David as an undergraduate and he was something of a legend with students…

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CFP/Appel: L’œuvre de jeunesse de Michel Foucault : psychopathologie, phénoménologie et anthropologie

Originally posted on Foucault News:
L’œuvre de jeunesse de Michel Foucault : psychopathologie, phénoménologie et anthropologie Appel à participation à un atelier doctoral sur l’œuvre de Michel Foucault Université de Lübeck, 12-14.07.2018 PDF of call for Papers. French and German…

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Gastón Gordillo, Terrain as insurgent weapon: An affective geometry of warfare in the mountains of Afghanistan

Gastón Gordillo, “Terrain as insurgent weapon: An affective geometry of warfare in the mountains of Afghanistan“, Political Geography (requires subscription – first page available to preview or click on the image). No abstract, so I’ve taken this summary from Derek Gregory’s Geographical … Continue reading

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Sami Moisio, Geopolitics of the Knowledge-Based Economy – now out with Routledge

Sami Moisio, Geopolitics of the Knowledge-Based Economy – now out with Routledge. Only a very expensive hardback or e-book at this stage, unfortunately. If you buy via Routledge, code FLR40 will give a 20% discount (Flyer – Geopolitics of the … Continue reading

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Territory Beyond Terra – reflections on the Rowman International blog

Territory Beyond Terra was published earlier this month. Edited by Kimberley Peters, Philip Steinberg and Elaine Stratford, the book has a series of essays which look at elements, environments and edges to challenge and extend our understanding of territory. There are … Continue reading

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Review essay of Foucault, Les Aveux de la chair in Theory, Culture and Society (open access)

My review essay of the fourth volume of Foucault’s History of Sexuality, Les aveux de la chair is now available in Theory, Culture and Society. The essay will appear in the annual review of the journal later this year, but this version is … Continue reading

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Bernard E. Harcourt, “The Barbarism of Alabama’s Botched Execution”

Bernard E. Harcourt, “The Barbarism of Alabama’s Botched Execution” in The New York Review of Books. A powerful and disturbing piece about the attempted execution of Doyle Lee Hamm earlier this month.

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