Category Archives: Judith Butler

Giving Life to Politics – conference on work of Adriana Cavarero, Brighton, 19-21 June 2017

Giving Life to Politics – conference on work of Adriana Cavarero Date and Venue: 19th-21st June 2017, Centre for Applied Philosophy, Politics and Ethics, University of Brighton Keynote speakers: Adriana Cavarero, Judith Butler, Bonnie Honig Deadline for abstract submission: 28th … Continue reading

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Judith Butler, Notes Toward a Performative Theory of Assembly reviewed at NDPR

Judith Butler, Notes Toward a Performative Theory of Assembly, is reviewed by Christoph Menke at NDPR. Earlier reviews appeared in the Times Higher Education and the LSE Politics and Policy blog.

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Sara Ahmed interviews Judith Butler in Sexualities (open access)

Sara Ahmed interviews Judith Butler in Sexualities (open access) – the interview is mainly about Gender Trouble.

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Judith Butler, Tanner lectures at Yale on Interpreting Non-Violence

“Interpreting Non-Violence” will be the theme of the 2016 Tanner Lectures on Human Values, which will be delivered by Judith Butler, a noted philosopher and gender theorist. Her first talk — “Why Preserve the Life of the Other?” — will … Continue reading

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Books received – Butler, Gillies, Iovino, GeoHumanities, New Perspectives, The Funambulist

Books received – Judith Butler’s Notes toward a Performative Theory of Assembly, John Gillies, Shakespeare and the Geography of Difference, Serenella Iovino, Ecocriticism and Italy (sent by the publisher), and recent issues of GeoHumanities, New Perspectives, and The Funambulist.

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Academic Books of 2015 – my top twenty

The vast majority of academic reading in 2015 was related to Foucault, with a lot of Shakespeare work along the way. Many of these were published some time ago. These were the twenty books published in 2015 I read and most … Continue reading

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Judith Butler lectures on the Performative Theory of Assembly

The Sociological Imagination has gathered up online lectures relating to Judith Butler’s new book Notes Towards a Performative Theory of Assembly.  Here’s the first of them – the ‘Human Shield’ London Review of International Law lecture given at the LSE in February 2015:

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11 Critical Theory books that came out in November

11 Critical Theory books that came out in November – another useful roundup at critical-theory.com. Butler, Evans, Goldsmith, Repo, Meiksins Wood, Badiou, Zaretsky, Zurn and Dilts, Negri, Llewelyn

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“Mourning becomes the law”—Judith Butler from Paris at the Verso website

“Mourning becomes the law“—Judith Butler from Paris at the Verso website [Update: it appears that the page has been removed – the link was previously correct. Please comment if you know the new site. There is an archived version here.]

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AAG Names Judith Butler as the 2016 Honorary Geographer

AAG Names Judith Butler as the 2016 Honorary Geographer – news here. Here’s one key paragraph. AAG Past President Mona Domosh will confer the 2016 AAG Honorary Geographer Award upon Judith Butler at the 2016 AAG Annual Meeting in San Francisco during … Continue reading

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