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Day three in the Foucault archive at UC Berkeley

A final day in the Bancroft library at UC Berkeley (see my notes on day one and day two). Today I listened to some recordings they had of lectures in São Paulo. The library catalogue provides no information at all, and Beaulieu’s list just … Continue reading

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Day two in the Foucault archive at UC Berkeley

Another day working with the Foucault papers, and mainly the recordings, in the Bancroft library at UC Berkeley (see my notes on day one). The tapes are listed in the Beaulieu piece on the archive, but many of these are … Continue reading

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Day one in the Foucault archive at UC Berkeley

Today was my first day doing work on Foucault in the Bancroft Library at UC Berkeley. Alain Beaulieu wrote a useful guide to “The Foucault Archives at Berkeley”, in Foucault Studies in 2010, and much of what they have is also available … Continue reading

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Foucault’s Last Decade Update 26: advanced copy received and some final reflections

This is the 26th and probably final update on the writing and production of Foucault’s Last Decade, as I received an advanced copy of the physical book a couple of days ago. Copies should be available in online stores and elsewhere in … Continue reading

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Foucault: The Birth of Power update 8 – working at the IMEC archive and another visit to the Bibliothèque Nationale

Since I returned from my last visit to Paris, I had one week back in England where I gave a couple of talks on Shakespeare. One was on ‘The Majesty and Territories of King John’ at UCL’s Institute of Advanced … Continue reading

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Foucault: the Birth of Power Update 7 – working at the Bibliothèque Nationale and a meeting with Foucault’s nephew

Last week was spent at the Bibliothèque Nationale again, continuing the work on the Foucault papers archived there. I worked through four boxes – the last of the five boxes of preparatory notes for Surveiller et punir that also relate to … Continue reading

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Writing Updates – Foucault’s Last Decade and Foucault: The Birth of Power

I’ve been making a series of posts on these two book projects as I’ve been working on them. Updates – Foucault: The Birth of Power Aug 10th 2015 – initial work and another visit to the Bibliothèque Nationale de France … Continue reading

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Foucault: The Birth of Power update 1 – initial work and another visit to the Bibliothèque Nationale de France

Foucault’s Last Decade is now in production. Over the past couple of weeks I have turned in earnest to the book on the earlier period, entitled Foucault: The Birth of Power. The initial work on this book was taking all … Continue reading

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Foucault’s Last Decade update 24 – other work while waiting for the reports, and the draft cover blurb

This has been the period between submitting the Foucault’s Last Decade manuscript and waiting for reader reports. I’ve largely been doing other things – talks on terrain and urban territory; editing a Lefebvre translation and writing its introduction; writing a … Continue reading

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Foucault’s Last Decade – Update 22: work with the Semiotext(e) archive and manuscript submitted for review

The manuscript of Foucault’s Last Decade, as I’ve said, was almost complete. It is now with the press for review. In the last couple of weeks, while in New York, I’ve chased down a few final references; read the very … Continue reading

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