Category Archives: Gilles Deleuze

Michael Wood and Adam Shatz, The Theory Truce, LRB conversations (podcast)

Michael Wood and Adam Shatz, The Theory Truce, LRB conversations (podcast) Michael Wood talks to Adam Shatz about critical theory, its origins, developments and various diversions, and where it stands today. The conversation marks the publication of the eighth volume … Continue reading

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Althusser’s 1963 Presentation of Bourdieu and Passeron – translated and introduced in Theory, Culture & Society

On 6 December 1963 Pierre Bourdieu and Passeron gave a seminar at the Ecole Normale Supérieure. They were introduced by Louis Althusser, and his introduction, translated by Rachel Gomme, along with a commentary by Charlotte Branchu and Derek Robbins has been published in Theory, … Continue reading

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‘Le Temps musical’ video – Elliott Carter, Pierre Boulez, Roland Barthes, Jean-Claude Risset, Gerald Bennett, Michel Decoust, Michel Foucault, Gilles Deleuze

Many thanks to all who commented on Twitter and Facebook on yesterday’s photo – especially Alistair Leadbetter and Rangel Luis Manuel. From left to right, the people are Elliott Carter, Pierre Boulez, Roland Barthes, Jean-Claude Risset, Gerald Bennett, Michel Decoust, Michel … Continue reading

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Boulez, Barthes… Foucault and Deleuze – who else is in the photo?

Yesterday I posted this picture on Twitter, asking who the three middle figures were – left to right, Boulez, Barthes, ?, ?, ?, Foucault and Deleuze. The photo was taken from Monoskop, which says it was taken at IRCAM, Paris, … Continue reading

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Boštjan Nedoh, Ontology and Perversion: Deleuze, Agamben, Lacan – Rowman International, June 2019

Boštjan Nedoh, Ontology and Perversion: Deleuze, Agamben, Lacan – Rowman International, June 2019 This book examines the philosophical and political relevance of perversion in the works of three key representatives of contemporary philosophy and psychoanalysis: Gilles Deleuze, Giorgio Agamben and … 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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Christian Abrahamsson, Topoi/Graphein: Mapping the Middle in Spatial Thought _ U Nebraska Press, 2018, with preface by Gunnar Olsson

Christian Abrahamsson, Topoi/Graphein: Mapping the Middle in Spatial Thought – University of Nebraska Press, 2018, with preface by Gunnar Olsson In Topoi/Graphein Christian Abrahamsson maps the paradoxical limit of the in-between to reveal that to be human is to know how to live … Continue reading

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Books received – Macherey, Mezzadra & Neilson, Zevnik, Gotman, Owens and Almqvist, Sartre

Pierre Macherey, A Theory of Literary Production; Tim Smith-Lang, Michel Foucault’s What is an Author?; Sandro Mezzadra and Brett Neilson, The Politics of Operation: Excavating Contemporary Capitalism; Andreja Zevnik, Lacan, Deleuze and World Politics; Kelina Gotman, Essays on Theatre and Change; Owens … Continue reading

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Kathryn Medien, ‘Palestine in Deleuze’ – Theory, Culture & Society, online first

Kathryn Medien, ‘Palestine in Deleuze‘ – Theory, Culture & Society, online first (requires subscription) In the late 1970s and early 1980s French philosopher Gilles Deleuze authored a series of articles in which he reflected on the formation of the state … Continue reading

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CFP: From Sense to Machinic Becoming – the 12th Annual Deleuze & Guattari Studies Conference Royal Holloway, University of London 8-10 July 2019

CFP: From Sense to Machinic Becoming – the 12th Annual Deleuze & Guattari Studies Conference Royal Holloway, University of London 8-10 July 2019 The year of the 12th Annual Deleuze & Guattari conference marks the 50th anniversary of three crucial … Continue reading

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