Monthly Archives: January 2019

The Eye of War: A Symposium

Originally posted on The Disorder Of Things:
Over the coming week, The Disorder of Things will host a symposium on Antoine Bousquet’s new book The Eye of War: Military Perception from the Telescope to the Drone, published last year by University of…

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Richard Polt, Time and Trauma: Thinking Through Heidegger in the Thirties – Rowman & Littlefield, March 2019

Richard Polt, Time and Trauma: Thinking Through Heidegger in the Thirties – Rowman & Littlefield, March 2019 In this important new book, Richard Polt takes a fresh approach to Heidegger’s thought during his most politicized period, and works toward a … Continue reading

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Books received – Bataille & Weil, Grmek, Heidegger, Cook, Theory, Culture & Society

Books received – George Bataille and Eric Weil correspondence, Mirko D. Grmek, Pathological Realities: Essays on Disease, Experiments, and History; the new translation of Martin Heidegger, The Question Concerning the Thing, Deborah Cook, Adorno, Foucault and the Critique of the West, and … Continue reading

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Corine Pelluchon, Nourishment: A Philosophy of the Political Body – Bloomsbury 2019

Corine Pelluchon, Nourishment: A Philosophy of the Political Body, translated by Justin E. H. Smith,  Bloomsbury 2019 In this original and important book, Corine Pelluchon argues for nothing less than a new social contract that does justice to the biosphere, … Continue reading

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Jo van Every – About the Short Guides Series on writing and publishing

Jo van Every, About the Short Guides Series – an introduction to her series of books about academic writing and publishing. The third volume is due out soon. As I was finalising the third volume in this series of books, my … Continue reading

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Special Issue: Processes of Subjectivation: Biopolitics and the Politics of Literature (2018)

Originally posted on Foucault News:
Special Issue: Processes of Subjectivation: Biopolitics and the Politics of Literature, Comparative Literature and Culture 20.4 (2018)_ Issue 20.4 (December 2018) Ed. Azucena G. Blanco ? The Eventualization of Political Thinking: From the Arab Revolutions…

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New issue of Critical Inquiry: Davidson and His Interlocutors (2019)

Originally posted on Foucault News:
New issue of Critical Inquiry: Davidson and His Interlocutors Volume 45, Number 2 | Winter 2019 Open access Articles in this issue include amongst others David Halperin, Queer Love Daniele Lorenzini, The Emergence of Desire:…

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2018 in review – publications, talks, other academic stuff, and looking ahead to 2019

My book Shakespearean Territories was published by University of Chicago Press right at the end of the year, although it doesn’t seem to be available everywhere just yet. A journal article previewing some of the book’s arguments appeared as “Why Should … Continue reading

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