Category Archives: People

Stuart Hall, Writings on Media: History of the Present, edited by Charlotte Brunsdon – Duke University Press, October 2021

Stuart Hall, Writings on Media: History of the Present, edited by Charlotte Brunsdon – Duke University Press, October 2021 Volumes on Marxism and race and difference appeared recently, and this is the next collection in the series of Stuart Hall: … Continue reading

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Hannah Arendt papers at the Library of Congress online

The extensive collection of Hannah Arendt’s papers held at the Library of Congress are available online. The papers of author, educator, political philosopher, and public intellectual Hannah Arendt (1906-1975) constitute a large and diverse collection (25,000 items; 82,597 images) reflecting … Continue reading

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Stuart Elden, The Early Foucault – Polity, June 2021 now published

Stuart Elden, The Early Foucault – Polity, June 2021 The book is now published, in both hardback and paperback, and is in bookstores, though getting copies outside of the UK might still take a while. It’s available as an e-book … Continue reading

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The Archaeology of Foucault update 6: the state of the manuscript, limited work in libraries, and editing work on Lefebvre and Dumézil

The big news for my Foucault work is the publication of The Early Foucault later this week. There is a piece on the Polity blog about the book here. But I’ve also been slowly working on the last of this … Continue reading

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Jeff Malpas & Kenneth White, The Fundamental Field: Thought, Poetics, World – Edinburgh University Press, 2021

Jeff Malpas & Kenneth White, The Fundamental Field: Thought, Poetics, World – Edinburgh University Press, 2021

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Books received – Eliade, Waltham-Smith, Marx-Scouras, Foucault, Olsen, Olander & Kristiansen

Mainly bought second-hand, but also the long-awaited Foucault, Binswanger et l’analyse existentielle, edited by Elisabetta Basso, and the new book by Warwick colleague Naomi Waltham-Smith, Shattering Biopolitics: Militant Listening and the Sound of Life.

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Rey Chow, A Face Drawn in Sand: Humanistic Inquiry and Foucault in the Present – Columbia University Press, April 2021

Rey Chow, A Face Drawn in Sand: Humanistic Inquiry and Foucault in the Present – Columbia University Press, April 2021 Leadership, innovation, diversity, inclusiveness, sharing, accountability—such is the resounding administrative refrain we keep hearing in the contemporary Western university. What … Continue reading

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Centre Michel Foucault statement on Guy Sorman’s accusations against Michel Foucault and bibliography of Foucault in Tunisia

The Centre Michel Foucault have put out a statement on Guy Sorman’s accusations against Michel Foucault which is available in French, English, German, Spanish, Italian and Portuguese. Foucault News has a very useful bibliography of Foucault in Tunisia for those who want to … Continue reading

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Martin Jay, Genesis and Validity: The Theory and Practice of Intellectual History – Penn Press, November 2021

Martin Jay, Genesis and Validity: The Theory and Practice of Intellectual History – Penn Press, November 2021 There is no more contentious and perennial issue in the history of modern Western thought than the vexed relationship between the genesis of … Continue reading

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Paul Gilroy and Ruth Wilson Gilmore – video discussion of Stuart Hall: Selected Writings on Race and Difference

Paul Gilroy and Ruth Wilson Gilmore – a really interesting video discussion of Stuart Hall, Selected Writings on Race and Difference (Duke University Press, 2021). Thanks to dmf for this link. In this Theory from the Margins event, we discuss … Continue reading

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