Monthly Archives: September 2018

Laura Vaughan, Mapping Society: The Spatial Dimensions of Social Cartography – UCL Press, September 2018 (open access pdf/paperback)

Originally posted on Progressive Geographies:
Laura Vaughan, Mapping Society: The Spatial Dimensions of Social Cartography – UCL Press, September 2018 (open access) From a rare map of yellow fever in eighteenth-century New York, to Charles Booth’s famous maps of poverty…

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Foucault, La sexualité/Le Discours de la sexualité (1964 and 1969 courses) – EHESS/Gallimard/Seuil 2018

Michel Foucault, La Sexualité. Cours donné à l’université de Clermont-Ferrand (1964) suivi de Le Discours de la sexualité. Cours donné à l’université de Vincennes (1969) – EHESS/Gallimard/Seuil 2018 The first volume of Foucault’s pre-Collège de France courses is due for … Continue reading

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Friedrich Nietzsche, Unpublished Fragments from the Period of Thus Spoke Zarathustra – Stanford University Press, 2019

Friedrich Nietzsche, Unpublished Fragments from the Period of Thus Spoke Zarathustra – Stanford University Press, March 2019 This is the next volume in The Complete Works project. Volume 16, of fragments from 1885-1886, is on some online sites, with a … Continue reading

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An anonymously published text by Foucault on Arcadie – ‘Le départe du prophète’, 1982 (with an interview between Didier Eribon and André Baudry)

This text was first published in Libération, July 12, 1982, p. 14 (pdf). There it is signed ‘DE’, and follows an interview with Didier Eribon with André Baudry. Readers would assume that ‘DE’ meant Didier Eribon, but in his book Michel Foucault … Continue reading

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2018 Antipode lectures – videos online of Derek Gregory, Glen Coulthard and Silvia Federici

Previous years are here – an extraordinary archive

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Books received – Dodds, McCormack, Derrida, Basso, Rekret, Brighenti and Kärrholm

Klaus Dodds, Ice: Nature and Culture; Derek McCormack, Atmospheric Things: On the Allure of Elemental Envelopment; Jacques Derrida, The Ear of the Other; Elisabetta Basso, Michel Foucault et la Daseinsanalyse; The Derrida Reader edited by Julian Wolfreys; Paul Rekret, Derrida and Foucault, Andrea Mubi Brighenti … Continue reading

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Natalie Koch, The Geopolitics of Spectacle (Cornell University Press, 2018) – reviewed at LSE review of Books by Kristin Eggeling

Natalie Koch, The Geopolitics of Spectacle: Space, Synedoche and the New Capitals of Asia (Cornell University Press, 2018) – reviewed at LSE Review of Books by Kristin Eggeling Why do autocrats build spectacular new capital cities? In The Geopolitics of Spectacle, … Continue reading

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Miguel de Beistegui, The Government of Desire: A Genealogy of the Liberal Subject  – reviewed by John Protevi at NDPR

Miguel de Beistegui, The Government of Desire: A Genealogy of the Liberal Subject (University of Chicago Press, 2018) – reviewed by John Protevi at NDPR. Here’s the press’s description of the book: Liberalism, Miguel de Beistegui argues in The Government of Desire, … Continue reading

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Paul Virilio (1932-2018) – obituary at France Culture and at Frieze by McKenzie Wark

Paul Virilio (1932-2018) – obituary at France Culture and at Frieze by McKenzie Wark Virilio was one of the last representatives of a hugely influential generation of French theorists. Personally I found his early work most of interest – from Bunker … Continue reading

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Bruno Latour, Down to Earth: Politics in the New Climatic Regime – reviewed at LARB

The book I mentioned yesterday – Bruno Latour, Down to Earth: Politics in the New Climatic Regime – is reviewed, in its French edition, in the Los Angeles Review of Books by James Delbourgo.

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