Category Archives: Michel Foucault

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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Foucault, La Sexualité – 1964 course from Clermont-Ferrand scheduled for October 2018

The publication of Foucault’s courses from the 1950s and 1960s has been planned for some time, and now his 1964 course from Clermont-Ferrand La sexualité is listed as forthcoming in October 2018. Limited details at the moment, but here are the listings … Continue reading

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Foucault Studies 24 published – with new Foucault translation, feature on Foucaudian Spaces, and review of Subjectivity and Truth (open access)

Foucault Studies 24 published – with new Foucault translation, feature on Foucaudian Spaces, and my review of the Subjectivity and Truth lecture course. Editorial Editorial – Special Issue, Foucauldian Spaces Sverre Raffnsøe PDF 1-5 Section in collaboration with Foucault Circle … Continue reading

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CFP: Third Meeting of the Critical Genealogies Workshop, Eugene, OR, 9-11 May 2019

Call for Papers: Third Meeting of the Critical Genealogies Workshop University of Oregon in Eugene, OR May 9–11, 2019 The Critical Genealogies Workshop provides a space of collaboration and experimentation for scholars who deploy genealogy in order to investigate problematizations of … Continue reading

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Future work and summer plans – Shakespeare, Canguilhem, Lefebvre and back to Foucault

Although the Shakespeare Territories book is coming out in a few months, I’ve been back working on Shakespeare. Initially this was for a summary article of the book’s argument for a short article for Territory, Politics, Governance, which should be … Continue reading

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Books received – Logistical Worlds, Bachelard, Serres, Cremonesi et al, de Beistegui, Strang et al

Logistical Worlds (sent by the publisher), Gaston Bachelard, The Dialectic of Duration, Michel Serres, The Birth of Physics, Laura Cremonesi et al eds, Foucault and the Making of Subjects (all recompense for review work), Miguel de Beistegui, The Government of Desire: A Genealogy of the … Continue reading

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Kingston Shakespeare Series Conference: Shakespeare and Foucault – Garrick’s Temple, Hampton, 23 June 2018

A reminder of the Kingston Shakespeare Series Conference: Shakespeare and Foucault – to be held at Garrick’s Temple, Hampton, on Saturday 23 June 2018. Full details here and programme here. Booking is essential (£20 registration fee). David Garrick built his Shakespeare … Continue reading

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‘Little Stars and Galloping Steeds: Sex in Shakespeare’ – Rose Theatre Kingston, June 22, 2018

The day before the Foucault and Shakespeare event, there is a day-long workshop at Kingston’s Rose Theatre. Little Stars and Galloping Steeds: Sex in Shakespeare – Friday June 22, 2018, Rose Theatre Kingston. It’s free, but registration is required. 9.30am: … Continue reading

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

I gave a talk about Foucault’s Les aveux de la chair on May 9th at the Centre for Philosophy and Critical Thought, Goldsmiths University. Full details here. The talk was based on my review essay on the book, published on the … Continue reading

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Thomas Lemke, A Critique of Political Reason: Foucault’s Analysis of Modern Governmentality – forthcoming with Verso in January 2019

Also with Verso, the long overdue translation of Thomas Lemke, A Critique of Political Reason: Foucault’s Analysis of Modern Governmentality – forthcoming in January 2019. Lemke offers the most comprehensive and systematic account of Michel Foucault’s work on power and … Continue reading

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