Category Archives: Jacques Derrida

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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Books received – Story, TCS, Gombrich and Eribon, Crewe, Derrida, Kantorowicz

 Brett Story, Prison Land: Mapping Carceral Power across Neoliberal America; the new issue of Theory, Culture and Society, ‘Thinking with Algorithms‘, edited by Louise Amoore; Ernst Gombrich and Didier Eribon, A Lifelong Interest; Louise Crewe, Lords of Parliament: Manners, Rituals and Politics; Jacques Derrida, … Continue reading

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Jenny Edkins, Change and the Politics of Certainty – Manchester University Press, May 2019

Jenny Edkins, Change and the Politics of Certainty – Manchester University Press, 2019 Renowned politics scholar Jenny Edkins explores the imperative for change in a world filled with inequality, violence, persecution, and injustice–and the difficulties of bringing it about. How … Continue reading

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David Farrell Krell, “Derrida, Heidegger, and the Magnetism of the Trakl House” (on Derrida’s Geschlecht III – video)

And while we’re on that theme – David Farrell Krell, “Derrida, Heidegger, and the Magnetism of the Trakl House” (on Derrida’s Geschlecht III – video)

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Sex, Race, Nation, Humanity: Derrida’s Geschlecht III (Goldsmiths, April 8-9, 2019)

Sex, Race, Nation, Humanity: Derrida’s Geschlecht III (Goldsmiths, April 8-9, 2019) Sex, Race, Nation, Humanity: Derrida’s Geschlecht III A Conference on a Newly Re-discovered Text April 8-9, 2019 Richard Hoggart Building 137a, Goldsmiths, University of London This two-day conference focuses on a … Continue reading

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LSE Festival 2019: The Haunting of Neo-liberalism (Audio) with Robert Eaglestone, Simon Glendinning, Maja Zehfuss and Danielle Sands

LSE Festival 2019: The Haunting of Neo-liberalism (Audio) with Robert Eaglestone, Simon Glendinning, Maja Zehfuss and Danielle Sands Speaker(s): Professor Robert Eaglestone, Professor Simon Glendinning, Professor Maja Zehfuss | Marx famously wrote of the spectre of communism haunting Europe in … Continue reading

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Books received – Sartre, Althusser, Macey, Derrida, Edkins and Zehfuss

Three books for the Foucault work; the new edition of David Macey’s The Lives of Michel Foucault, with an afterword by me, and the third edition of Jenny Edkins and Maja Zehfuss, Global Politics. The last has a chapter from me … Continue reading

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Sean Gaston, There are Contexts: Derrida and the Challenge of History

Sean Gaston, There are Contexts: Derrida and the Challenge of History – short piece at the Rowman International site, on Derrida, history, politics, text and context. Gaston’s book Jacques Derrida and the Challenge of History appeared late last year.

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The Early Foucault Update 24: textual comparisons and archive work at BnF, CAPHÉS and IMEC

Since the last update I have been continuing to work on several different aspects of the work for both The Early Foucault and a planned book on the 1960s. Initially I finished up the work comparing the 1954 text Maladie mentale … Continue reading

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My favourite academic books of 2018

My favourite academic books of 2018. As with previous years – 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 – these are shaped by my interests, books that are sent to me, ones from publishers I review for, etc. etc. I’ve not read all the … Continue reading

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