Category Archives: Edward Said

Books received – Port-Royal, Gregory, Roussel, Dumézil, Said, Love

Jeff Love’s biography of Alexandre Kojève, Edward Said’s Beginnings – both in recompense for review work, and some second-hand books for various things, mainly in relation to the Foucault work. Foucault introduced the Port-Royal Grammaire, and the issue of Langages … Continue reading

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Books received – Pelluchon, Eddé, Alarm Phone, Farrell Krell, Hoffmann, Miller, Jullien, Dumézil

Books received – Corine Pelluchon, Nourishment: A Philosophy of the Political Body; Dominique Eddé, Edward Said: His Thought as a Novel; 5 Years of Alarm Phone (also available as a free download); David Farrell Krell, The Sea: A Philosophical Encounter; Marcelo Hoffmann, Militant … Continue reading

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‘Edward Said’s ideas about power and identity still resonate today’ – CBC radio

‘Edward Said’s ideas about power and identity still resonate today’ – CBC radio interview from 1993. Edward Said is considered to have been one of the world’s most eminent cultural and literary critics. A Palestinian Christian Arab who moved to the … Continue reading

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Naomi Klein, ‘Let them Drown: The Violence of Othering in a Warming World’ – video and text

Naomi Klein, ‘Let them Drown: The Violence of Othering in a Warming World’ – the Edward W. Said lecture. Naomi Klein: Let them Drown – The Violence of Othering in a Warming World from The Mosaic Rooms on Vimeo. The … Continue reading

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Foucault and Iran (and Ernst Bloch) – an August 1979 interview newly available in French

Thanks to a reader who wishes to remain anonymous for sending me these details of an interview with Foucault about Iran conducted in August 1979, which was first published in French in 2013. I’ve stumbled upon an interview with Foucault from this era … Continue reading

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Judith Butler and Cornel West – Honoring Edward Said video

A really interesting conversation between Butler and West on the tenth anniversary of Said’s death. Thanks to Sławek Królak for the link.

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