Monthly Archives: May 2019

Canguilhem, Shakespeare, Snowdonia, Klagenfurt

Last week I was in Cambridge for a book launch for Canguilhem (Polity 2019). The event was introduced by Inanna Hamati-Ataya, and Simon Reid-Henry provided a generous and incisive reading of the book. There was a good discussion, and I’m grateful … Continue reading

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Canguilhem (@politybooks, 2019) reviewed by Steve Hanson at Manchester Review of Books

My recent book Canguilhem (Polity, 2019) is reviewed by Steve Hanson at Manchester Review of Books (open access). I went through this book on Georges Canguilhem by Stuart Elden in strides, thanks to his excellent explanatory craft. He lays out … Continue reading

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Books received – Protevi, Bataille, Spurgeon, Greenblatt and Wilson on Shakespeare

John Protevi’s Edges of the State, sent by the publisher;  two Bataille collections in recompense for review work, Stephen Greenblatt, Tyrant: Shakespeare on Power, Caroline Spurgeon’s classic Shakespeare’s Imagery and Richard Wilson, Secret Shakespeare.

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Books received – review work for University of Chicago Press

Mainly a number of books by Martin J.S. Rudwick, but also Julia Lupton’s Shakespeare Dwelling, the translation of Derrida’s Theory and Practice seminar, Laurie Shannon, The Accommodated Animal, Matthew H. Edney’s Cartography and Annabel Paterson, Reading Holinshed’s Chronicles. I’m planning on reengaging with Rudwick’s work for the … Continue reading

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Stuart Hall’s Archive: A One-Day Symposium and Policing the Crisis Today: Conjunctures of the Past and of the Present – Birmingham, 2 July 2019 (with pre-events in Birmingham 24 June and London 26 June)

Stuart Hall’s Archive: A One-Day Symposium. 2 July 2019 Policing the Crisis Today: Conjunctures of the Past and of the Present An open invitation to a study workshop Monday 24 June Ikon Gallery 1 Oozells Square Birmingham, B1 2HS 10:00–14:00 … Continue reading

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Henri Lefebvre, Hegel, Marx, Nietzsche or the Realm of Shadows – Verso, February 2020

I’m pleased to be able to share the news that Henri Lefebvre’s book Hegel, Marx, Nietzsche or the Realm of Shadows is forthcoming in English translation with Verso in early 2020. It’s not yet up on the Verso site [update Nov 2019 … Continue reading

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Gatherings: The Heidegger Circle Annual – 2019 issue published and open access

Gatherings: The Heidegger Circle Annual has now been published – available open access. The first piece, an archival text of William Richardson’s letter to Heidegger leading to the famous preface is especially interesting.   Download complete issue Download individual texts: Letter … Continue reading

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Gregory Jones-Katz reviews Jacques Derrida, Theory and Practice and Byung-Chul Han, Shanzhai: Deconstruction in Chinese

Gregory Jones-Katz reviews Jacques Derrida, Theory and Practice – the 1976–’77 seminar at the École Normale Supérieure, along with Byung-Chul Han’s Shanzhai: Deconstruction in Chinese (via Enowning)

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Chloë Taylor, Foucault, Feminism, and Sex Crimes – reviewed at NDPR by Jemina Repo

Chloë Taylor, Foucault, Feminism, and Sex Crimes: An Anti-Carceral Analysis, Routledge, 2019 is reviewed by Jemina Repo at NDPR. Here’s the publisher description: This book brings together Foucault’s writings on crime and delinquency, on the one hand, and sexuality, on … Continue reading

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Death Valley acid trips and cocktails with Einstein — The SoCal lives of exiled minds (2019)

Originally posted on Foucault News:
Michel Foucault, left, and Michael Stoneman in a photo from the book “Foucault in California.” (David Wade) SCOTT BRADFIELD, Death Valley acid trips and cocktails with Einstein — The SoCal lives of exiled minds, Los…

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