Monthly Archives: May 2019

Draft programme for the Truth, Fiction, Illusion: Worlds and Experience – Association for Philosophy and Literature conference

The draft programme for the Truth, Fiction, Illusion: Worlds and Experience – Association for Philosophy and Literature conference is available here. I’ll be giving a plenary lecture on ‘Foucault, Shakespeare and the Oath’ on the Friday afternoon, and there will … Continue reading

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New Perspectives, 01/2019 – full Issue to download

New Perspectives, 01/2019 – full Issue to download Editorial 1. Über Berlin Benjamin Tallis Research Articles 2. Great Expectations: The EU’s Social Role as a Great Power Manager David M. McCourt & Andrew Glencross 3. The (Small) State of the … Continue reading

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Thomas Nail, Theory of the Image – OUP, May 2019

Thomas Nail, Theory of the Image – OUP, May 2019 We live in an age of the mobile image. The world today is absolutely saturated with images of all kinds circulating around the world at an incredible rate. The movement … Continue reading

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“Shakespearean Landscapes”, Fourth Denis Cosgrove Lecture in the GeoHumanities, British Academy, 23 May 2019

Also next week, I’ll be giving the Fourth Denis Cosgrove Lecture in the GeoHumanities, at the British Academy, 23 May 2019, 6.15pm The title of the talk is “Shakespearean Landscapes”, and while I will say something about the Shakespearean Territories … Continue reading

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book launch for Canguilhem, gloknos/CRASSH, Cambridge, 20 May 3pm

Coming up next week – 20 May, 3pm book launch for Canguilhem, gloknos/CRASSH, S1, Alison Richard Building, University of Cambridge (with Inanna Hamati-Ataya and Simon Reid-Henry)

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The Hollow Crown: Shakespeare and Political Theology, Hampton Court/Garrick’s Temple, June 21-22 2019

Originally posted on Kingston Shakespeare Seminar:
The Hollow Crown: Shakespeare and Political Theology event consists of two related events, both of which highlight current thought on political theology in Shakespeare. The first day, held in the Jane Seymour Room at Hampton…

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Simon Reid-Henry, Empire of Democracy: The Remaking of the West Since the Cold War, 1971–2017 – Simon & Schuster, 2019

Simon Reid-Henry, Empire of Democracy: The Remaking of the West Since the Cold War, 1971–2017 – Simon & Schuster, 2019 Book launch – London Review Bookshop, 24 June 2019, 7pm The first panoramic history of the Western world from the … Continue reading

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How We Read: Tales, Fury, Nothing, Sound, edited by Suzanne Conklin Akbari and Kaitlin Heller- Punctum, summer 2019

How We Read: Tales, Fury, Nothing, Sound, edited by Suzanne Conklin Akbari and Kaitlin Heller- Punctum, summer 2019 – the follow-up to How We Write: Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blank Page What do we do when we read? Reading … Continue reading

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After Grenfell: Violence, Resistance and Response, edited by Dan Bulley, Jenny Edkins, Nadine El-Enany – Pluto 2019

After Grenfell: Violence, Resistance and Response, edited by Dan Bulley, Jenny Edkins, Nadine El-Enany – Pluto 2019 Currently 50% off – royalties to charity On the 14th June 2017, a fire engulfed a tower block in West London, seventy-two people … Continue reading

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Books received – review work for University of Minnesota Press

Mainly older works by Agamben, Deleuze, Derrida, and Foucault, but also some other books, including James Tyner, Dead Labor: Towards a Political Economy of Premature Death, Michèle H. Richman, Sacred Revolutions: Durkheim and the Collège de Sociologie and Erin Felicia Labbie, Lacan’s … Continue reading

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