Category Archives: Thinkers

‘Shakespeare’s View of the World’ – Warwick news story on my forthcoming Shakespearean Territories

Yesterday was Shakespeare’s birthday, and Warwick used the date to put out a brief story about my forthcoming book Shakespearean Territories. Entitled ‘Shakespeare’s View of the World‘ it has some quotes from me about how Shakespeare helps us to understand territory. … Continue reading

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The Early Foucault update 17: Canguilhem, Beinecke library and back to Foucault

I wrote the last update on this book over two months ago, just as I was finishing up an extended research visit to Paris. Since then I’ve mainly been focusing on the Canguilhem manuscript, which is inching toward a near … Continue reading

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Lisa Downing (ed.) After Foucault: Culture, Theory, and Criticism in the 21st Century – forthcoming with Cambridge UP

Lisa Downing (ed.) After Foucault: Culture, Theory, and Criticism in the 21st Century – forthcoming with Cambridge University Press. Thanks to James Tyner for the alert. The work of Michel Foucault is much read, widely cited, and occasionally misunderstood. In … Continue reading

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Foucault’s Confessions of the Flesh – talk at Goldsmiths, 9 May 2018

I’ll be talking about Foucault’s Les aveux de la chair at Goldsmiths University on May 9th at 3pm at the Centre for Philosophy and Critical Thought. Full details here. Richard Hoggart Building room 137, 3-5pm Goldsmiths, University of London, New Cross, SE14 … Continue reading

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Interview with Stefan Kipfer – Gramsci as Geographer

Interview with Stefan Kipfer – Gramsci as Geographer in Historical Materialism (open access). Some interesting discussion of his relation to Lefebvre, among other themes. A French version of this interview was originally published at  http://revueperiode.net/gramsci-geographe-entretien-avec-stefan-kipfer/ Your research interests include a recurrent … Continue reading

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David Macey, The Lives of Michel Foucault – to be reissued by Verso in 2019, with Afterword by Stuart Elden

David Macey’s biography, The Lives of Michel Foucault will appear in a reissued edition with Verso in January 2019, with an afterword by me. When he died of an AIDS-related condition in 1984, Michel Foucault had become the most influential French … Continue reading

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Andreas Bieler and Adam David Morton, Global Capitalism, Global War, Global Crisis – out soon with Cambridge

Andreas Bieler and Adam David Morton, Global Capitalism, Global War, Global Crisis – out soon with Cambridge University Press This book assesses the forces of social struggle shaping the past and present of the global political economy from the perspective … Continue reading

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Yanis Varoufakis, Shaking the Superflux: Shakespeare, economics, and the possibility of justice – 6th Annual Shakespeare Rose Lecture (transcript)

In March, Yanis Varoufakis, gave the 6th Annual Shakespeare Lecture at the Rose Theatre Kingston. Entitled “Shaking the Superflux: Shakespeare, economics, and the possibility of justice”, a transcript is available here.

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Thinking in Alliance: An Interview with Judith Butler

Thinking in Alliance: An Interview with Judith Butler at the Verso blog “For me, the task is not to find a single or synthetic framework, but to find a way of thinking in alliance.” First published in l’Humanité. Translated by … Continue reading

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Luce Irigaray – seminar with PhD researchers, Warwick, 10-16 June 2018

Invitation to the Seminar of LUCE IRIGARAY 10th-16th June 2018 (arriving on 10th June and departing after individual meetings on 16th June) University of Warwick, UK The history of the seminar Since 2003, Luce Irigaray has held a seminar with … Continue reading

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