Category Archives: Michel Foucault

Finishing with Foucault, working on Shakespeare and now a holiday

I’ve now finished work on Foucault: The Birth of Power – the corrections to the proofs have been sent off. In the past several weeks I’ve been working hard on Shakespeare, and have got several chapters into draft state. I’m going to … Continue reading

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Beginning work on the proofs of Foucault: The Birth of Power

Today I’m beginning work on the proofs of Foucault: The Birth of Power. They look to be in a good state, so this should be reasonably straight-forward. The book should be out in early 2017 – January or early February. There … Continue reading

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Interviews on Foucault’s Last Decade – one out, one discussion forthcoming

Peter Gratton kindly links to my Interview with Eugene Wolters at critical-theory.com, which I shared at the weekend, and also mentions that he is currently interviewing me, along with Eduardo Mendieta and Dianna Taylor, for Symposium. The interview uses the book as a starting … Continue reading

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Interview on ‘Foucault’s Last Decade’ at Critical Theory

I’m interviewed over at Critical-Theory.com about Foucault’s Last Decade – the first of a few discussions on the book and its subject matter. Many thanks to Eugene Wolters for the interest in my work and asking the questions in this interview. Michel Foucault died … Continue reading

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Colin Gordon reviews the Cambridge Foucault Lexicon in History of the Human Sciences

Colin Gordon reviews The Cambridge Foucault Lexicon in History of the Human Sciences (requires subscription). I hope a preprint will appear on Colin’s academia.edu page soon. It’s a very detailed review of a huge work, covering a wide range of … Continue reading

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Foucault, the Archive and the Writing of Intellectual History – audio of lecture

At the end of June I gave the plenary lecture to my Warwick department’s annual conference. It was entitled ‘Foucault, the Archive and the Writing of Intellectual History’, and discussed the writing of the two books Foucault’s Last Decade and … Continue reading

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Review of Foucault, Language, Madness and Desire in Cultural Geographies

My brief review of Michel Foucault, Language, Madness, and Desire: On Literature, translated by Robert Bonnano, is now available in the new issue of Cultural Geographies. The review requires subscription, but a preprint is available here.

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‘Critical Histories of the Present’, Spindel conference, University of Memphis, 16-17 September 2016

My next visiting talk – and my first overseas talk in over a year – will be at ‘Critical Histories of the Present‘, the 35th Spindel conference, University of Memphis, 16-17 September 2016. My talk is under the title of ‘Foucault and … Continue reading

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Farge and Foucault, Disorderly Families – forthcoming with University of Minnesota Press

Arlette Farge and Michel Foucault, Disorderly Families: Infamous Letters from the Bastille Archives, forthcoming with University of Minnesota Press, edited by Nancy Luxon and translated by Thomas Scott-Railton. The UMP page says January 2017; Amazon suggests November 2016. There will be … Continue reading

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Behrooz Ghamari-Tabrizi, Foucault in Iran: Islamic Revolution after the Enlightenment

Out shortly is Behrooz Ghamari-Tabrizi, Foucault in Iran: Islamic Revolution after the Enlightenment. Thanks to Chathan Vemuri for the link. Foucault in Iran centers on the significance of Foucault’s writings on the Iranian Revolution and the profound mark it left … Continue reading

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