Category Archives: Michel Foucault

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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Carceral Notebooks 13: Foucault and the Politics of Resistance in Brazil – now published open access

Carceral Notebooks 13: Foucault and the Politics of Resistance in Brazil – now published and essays available open access http://www.thecarceral.org/journal-vol13.html Bernard E. Harcourt, Preface Bernard E. Harcourt, Dedication Marcelo Hoffman, Special Editor, Introduction Salma Tannus Muchail and Márcio Alves da … Continue reading

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Three upcoming talks on Shakespeare – landscapes, Foucault, Kantorowicz and the oath

I have three upcoming talks on Shakespeare. The first is the Fourth Denis Cosgrove lecture in the GeoHumanities, to be given at the British Academy on 23 May 2019, 6.30pm. I was asked to speak about the Shakespearean Territories book, and I … Continue reading

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Books received – Latour, Valverde, Kantorowicz, and the two versions of Foucault’s L’ordre du discours

Bruno Latour’s Où atterrir?, Mariana Valverde’s study of Michel Foucault, now in paperback, and Ernst Kantorowicz, Oeuvres – which i mainly got for the biography by Alain Boureau. Also in the pile is a second-hand copy of Foucault’s L’ordre du discours – and the … 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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Michel Foucault, Discourse and Truth and Parresia, University of Chicago Press, 2019

Michel Foucault, Discourse and Truth and Parresia, University of Chicago Press, 2019 edited by Henri-Paul Fruchaud and Daniele Lorenzini, English edition established by Nancy Luxon This volume collects a series of lectures given by the renowned French thinker Michel Foucault … Continue reading

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Books received – Wade, Towarnicki, Althusser, Foucault

Simeon Wade’s memoir, Foucault in California, Frédéric de Towarnicki, À la rencontre de Heidegger, Louis Althusser, Journal de captivité: Stalag XA 1940-1945, and one of the several issues of Magazine littéraire on Foucault. Wade’s memoir is the infamous Death Valley acid trip, and … Continue reading

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British Academy/Leverhulme grant for archival work on the early Foucault

I’m very pleased to say that I’ve been awarded a British Academy/Leverhulme small grant for a project entitled ‘The Early Foucault: Retracing Intellectual History through Archival Sources’. As regular readers of the blog will know, I’ve been working on the first … Continue reading

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Books received – Macherey, Mezzadra & Neilson, Zevnik, Gotman, Owens and Almqvist, Sartre

Pierre Macherey, A Theory of Literary Production; Tim Smith-Lang, Michel Foucault’s What is an Author?; Sandro Mezzadra and Brett Neilson, The Politics of Operation: Excavating Contemporary Capitalism; Andreja Zevnik, Lacan, Deleuze and World Politics; Kelina Gotman, Essays on Theatre and Change; Owens … 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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