Category Archives: Judith Butler

Books received – Cacciari, Webster, Shakespeare, Jardine, Butler, Lefebvre, Iyengar, Beaufret

Mainly in recompense for review work for Bloomsbury, including the final volume of the Arden Shakespeare Third Series, and Alice Jardine’s biography of Julia Kristeva, along with Judith Butler’s new book The Force of Nonviolence, Henri Lefebvre, Hegel, Marx, Nietzsche or the Realm … Continue reading

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Judith Butler interview in The New Yorker on The Force of Nonviolence

Judith Butler interview in The New Yorker – ‘Judith Butler wants us to reshape our rage’ The Force of Nonviolence: The Ethical in the Political is out with Verso this month

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Christopher Law on Judith Butler, Anti-Semitism and the force of discourse

Christopher Law on Judith Butler, Anti-Semitism and the force of discourse at the Verso blog. Butler’s book The Force of Nonviolence: The Ethical in the Political is forthcoming from Verso in 2020: Here’s the book’s description: Judith Butler’s new book … Continue reading

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‘Judith Butler: When Killing Women Isn’t a Crime’ – interview and details of forthcoming book The Force of Non-Violence

Judith Butler: When Killing Women Isn’t a Crime – interview with George Yancy in The New York Times. Thanks to Morris Kaplan for the link. Among other things it talks of her forthcoming book The Force of Non-Violence, forthcoming with Verso … 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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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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Judith Butler interviewed by Aaron Aquilina and Kurt Borg in CounterText

Judith Butler is interviewed by Aaron Aquilina and Kurt Borg in CounterText (requires subscription). It’s a fascinating interview with a particular focus on her interests in literature, especially Kafka, and then moves to a discussion of her career trajectory and relation … Continue reading

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Judith Butler “Critique, Crisis, Violence” – video of Bologna lecture

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On the appearance of books in a series

This post probably speaks to a collector’s instinct in me, or something else, but I really dislike the way that publishers mess with the design of books in a series. It is especially annoying when the books are released in sequence, … Continue reading

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Books received – review work for Polity and Sage

A pile of recent books received in recompense for review work, and a couple of others sent by Polity from their Key Contemporary Thinkers series.

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