Category Archives: William Shakespeare

The Frankfurt School and Shakespeare, Garrick’s Temple, Hampton, 25 June 2022 [now taking place online]

The Frankfurt School and Shakespeare, Garrick’s Temple, Hampton, 25 June 2022 Update: due to rail strikes this is now taking place online. Registration free, but required. 09.30: Coffee (Temple Pavilion) 10.00: Chair: Jennifer Rust (Saint Louis University)  Paul Kottman (New School … Continue reading

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The Archaeology of Foucault update 15: submission of the revised manuscript and the end of the project

On Wednesday afternoon, I submitted the final, revised manuscript of The Archaeology of Foucault to Polity. I’d submitted the manuscript for review in February during Warwick’s reading week, and had two very positive and useful reports back at the end of March. … Continue reading

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The Collège de Sociologie and Shakespeare, Garrick’s Temple to Shakespeare seminar, 9 April 2022 (online)

9 April 2022, 10am-6pm (UK) – The Collège de Sociologie and Shakespeare, Garrick’s Temple to Shakespeare, online event. Pleased to share the details of this seminar, co-organised with Richard Wilson. The event is online, sadly, instead of at the lovely Garrick’s … Continue reading

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Suzanne Gossett, Shakespeare and Textual Theory – Arden/Bloomsbury, February 2022

Suzanne Gossett, Shakespeare and Textual Theory – Arden/Bloomsbury, February 2022 There is no Shakespeare without text. Yet readers often do not realize that the words in the book they hold, like the dialogue they hear from the stage, has been … Continue reading

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Shifting Territory and Sovereignty: People, Place and Power – interview on Radio Northern Beaches

Shifting Territory and Sovereignty: People, Place and Power – interview on Radio Northern Beaches with Michael Lester, Not a great recording of my voice, but hopefully listenable. in conversation with stuart elden, professor, political theory and geography, warwick university, uk, … Continue reading

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Alisa Zhulina, ‘The Tyrant and the Martyr: Recent Research on Sovereignty and Theater’ – review essay in Journal of the History of Ideas (including Shakespearean Territories)

Alisa Zhulina, ‘The Tyrant and the Martyr: Recent Research on Sovereignty and Theater‘ – review essay in Journal of the History of Ideas (requires subscription). An interesting review essay, which includes discussion of my book Shakespearean Territories (University of Chicago … Continue reading

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New Books Network interview with Dave O’Brien – Stuart Elden, Shakespearean Territories (University of Chicago Press, 2018)

New Books Network interview with Dave O’Brien – Stuart Elden, Shakespearean Territories (University of Chicago Press, 2018) Thanks to Dave for the invitation to be part of this excellent podcast again. What can Shakespeare tell us about territory, and what … Continue reading

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Henry V: Historical and Literary Territories at War – videos of 11 December 2020 conference

Online Conference Henry V: Historical and Literary Territories at War (edited) A selection of the papers and discussions from the 11/12/2020 online conference on Henry V: Historical and Literary Territories at War / Territoires d’histoire, territoires littéraires en guerre (Université … Continue reading

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Henry V: Literary and Historical Territories at War/Territoires d’histoire, territoires littéraires en guerre, Université Toulouse Jean Jaurès, 11 December 2020 (livestream)

On 11 December I’ll be taking part in an online conference on Shakespeare’s Henry V. Appropriately enough, given its themes and some of the dialogue, the conference will be in both French and English. Henry V: Literary and Historical Territories … Continue reading

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Chiara Alfano, Derrida Reads Shakespeare – Edinburgh University Press, 2020

Chiara Alfano, Derrida Reads Shakespeare – Edinburgh University Press, 2020 Looks really interesting, but shame about the prohibitive price, even for the e-book… Explores Jacques Derrida’s distinctive approach to Shakespeare Offers the first comprehensive and accessible account and discussion of … Continue reading

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