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Academic Muse – advice for writers from Alan Klima

This looks a useful site with lots of advice on academic writing – Academic Muse from Alan Klima. There is a paid part of the site, but lots of free content too. Thanks to Sue Ruddick for the link. I’ve … Continue reading

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Foucault Studies: Discipline and Punish Today (2017)

Originally posted on Foucault News:
Foucault Studies Number 23: August 2017: Discipline and Punish Today Table of Contents Editorial Editorial Sverre Raffnsøe et al. PDF 1-3 Special Issue on Discipline and Punish Today Introduction: 40 Years after Discipline and Punish…

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Open letter on precarious and short-term contracts

Originally posted on Feminist Philosophers:
We write as members (existing staff, students, and graduates) of UK humanities departments to object to the proliferation of precarious short-term teaching contracts across UKHE institutions. As the UCU has reported, nearly half of UK…

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Adventures in Phenomenology: Gaston Bachelard – forthcoming with SUNY Press

Adventures in Phenomenology: Gaston Bachelard, edited by Eileen Rizo-Patron, Edward S. Casey and Jason M. Wirth – forthcoming with SUNY Press. Currently listed only as an expensive hardback, hopefully a paperback edition will follow. Like Schelling before him and Deleuze and … Continue reading

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Shakespeare and Nietzsche, Garrick’s Temple, September 2nd 2017

Shakespeare and Nietzsche, Garrick’s Temple, September 2nd 2017 On Saturday September 2, 2017 Shakespeare at the Temple -symposium returns to Garrick’s Temple with a fourth event, this time on Shakespeare and Nietzsche with talks by Katie Brennan, Paul Kottman, Bjorn Quiring, Tracy Strong … Continue reading

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Books received – Shakespeare, Sforzini, Foucault, Doel

The latest volume of the Arden Shakespeare, Ariana Sforzini’s Les Scènes de la Vérité: Michel Foucault et le Théâtre, the issue of NRF with a previously unpublished piece by Foucault, and Marcus Doel’s Geographies of Violence. Doel’s book is the … Continue reading

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David Beer discusses Metric Power on the New Books in Critical Theory podcast

David Beer discusses Metric Power on the New Books in Critical Theory podcast with Dave O’Brien. How do metrics rule the social world? In Metric Power (Palgrave Macmillan, 2016) David Beer, Reader in Sociology at the University of York, outlines the rise of the metric and the … Continue reading

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Michel Foucault e as insurreições: é inútil revoltar-se?

Michel Foucault e as insurreições: é inútil revoltar-se?, Margareth Rago, Sílvio Gallo (orgs.). Thanks to Marcelo Hoffman for the link to this collection, who says that many of the contributors will also be contributing to the next issue of the Carceral … Continue reading

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European citizens want information on migration – not higher walls

Originally posted on Politics Reconsidered:
Written by Professor Nick Vaughan-Williams and Dr. Georg Löfflmann for The Conversation. Fortress Europe: Macdeonian soldiers patrol the Greek border. Georgi Licovski/EPA Despite being bombarded with headlines about the “migrant crisis” facing Europe, little is really known…

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Helen Sword in the Times Higher Education on academic writing

I’ve mentioned Helen Sword’s book Air & Light & Time & Space: How Successful Academics Write here before. There is a short discussion on this theme from her in the Times Higher Education. How do successful academics write, and how do they … Continue reading

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