Category Archives: Jacques Derrida

Books received – Dodds, McCormack, Derrida, Basso, Rekret, Brighenti and Kärrholm

Klaus Dodds, Ice: Nature and Culture; Derek McCormack, Atmospheric Things: On the Allure of Elemental Envelopment; Jacques Derrida, The Ear of the Other; Elisabetta Basso, Michel Foucault et la Daseinsanalyse; The Derrida Reader edited by Julian Wolfreys; Paul Rekret, Derrida and Foucault, Andrea Mubi Brighenti … Continue reading

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Jacques Derrida, Geschlecht III: Sexe, race, nation, humanité – Seuil, 2018

Jacques Derrida, Geschlecht III: Sexe, race, nation, humanité  The third, and previously unpublished, text in Derrida’s series of discussions of Heidegger is coming out with Seuil in October 2018. I’m not quite sure how an essay has become a whole … Continue reading

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Books received – Chevalier & Greacen on Foucault, Fanon x 2, McCormack, Baring on Derrida

Philippe Chevalier and Tim Greacen (eds.), Folie et justice: Relire Foucault; Frantz Fanon, Black Skin, White Masks; Derek McCormack, Atmospheric Things: On the Allure of Environmental Envelopment; Edward Baring, The Young Derrida and French Philosophy, 1945-1968 and Frantz Fanon, Alienation and Freedom. Derek’s book was sent … Continue reading

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Shakespeare and Derrida, 1 September 2018, Garrick’s Temple, Hampton – programme

Kingston Shakespeare Series Conference: Shakespeare and Derrida, 1 September 2018, Garrick’s Temple, Hampton – details here; full programme here. Registration required (£20). Papers by Nicholas Royle, Tina Chanter, Christopher Prendergast, John Joughin, Andrew Cutrofello and Howard Caygill. This is part of … Continue reading

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Reading Derrida’s Geschlecht III: Responses to an Archival Discovery, Princeton, Oct 12-13 2018

Reading Derrida’s Geschlecht III: Responses to an Archival Discovery, Princeton, Oct 12-13 2018. Derrida wrote four papers on the theme of ‘Geschlecht’ – race, lineage, sex, and multiple other meanings – in Heidegger, publishing I, II and IV. The third … Continue reading

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Kingston Shakespeare Series Conference: Shakespeare and Derrida, 1 September 2018

Kingston Shakespeare Series Conference: Shakespeare and Derrida, 1 September 2018, Garrick’s Temple, Hampton – initial details here. This follows various other conferences on Shakespeare and theorists – I spoke at the one on Shakespeare and Foucault last month – and … Continue reading

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Books received – Fordham University Press and Steven Seegel, Map Men

A pile of books from Fordham University Press in recompense for review work, and Steven Seegel, Map Men: Transnational Lives and Deaths of Geographers in the Making of East Central Europe, sent by University of Chicago Press. The Fordham books are … Continue reading

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Derrida seminars – details of forthcoming volumes and translations

Taken from the Derrida Seminar Translations Project, these are the forthcoming volumes (I’ve added links to publisher pages for the first): All publication dates for the following volumes are projected. Theory and Practice (1976-77), translated by David Wills, Chicago: University … Continue reading

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Francesco Vitale, Biodeconstruction: Jacques Derrida and the Life Sciences reviewed at NDPR by Hans-Jörg Rheinberger

Francesco Vitale, Biodeconstruction: Jacques Derrida and the Life Sciences is reviewed at NDPR by Hans-Jörg Rheinberger. The book appeared earlier this year with SUNY Press, translated by Mauro Senatore. The first chapter of the book is available to download here. Here’s the first … Continue reading

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Derrida’s Margins: Inside the personal library of Jacques Derrida

Derrida’s Margins: Inside the personal library of Jacques Derrida For Jacques Derrida (1930-2004), reading was an active process: he read texts by thinkers like Rousseau, Heidegger, Lévi-Strauss, Hegel, and Husserl with a writing utensil in hand.  As Derrida affirmed in a late interview, the … Continue reading

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