Category Archives: William E Connolly

Rhetoric, Fascism and the Planetary: A Conversation between William Connolly and Nidesh Lawtoo

Rhetoric, Fascism and the Planetary: A Conversation between William Connolly and Nidesh Lawtoo at The Contemporary Condition. As well as talking about Connolly’s recent book, Facing the Planetary, it also discusses themes from his next, the forthcoming Aspirational Fascism. Advertisements

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William E Connolly on Trump, Putin and the Big Lie Scenario

I don’t imagine I will share many links about Trump, but here’s one that’s worth reading – William E Connolly on ‘Trump, Putin and the Big Lie Scenario‘.  

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William E. Connolly, Facing the Planetary – forthcoming and open access preview

William E. Connolly, Facing the Planetary: Entangled Humanism and the Politics of Swarming is forthcoming from Duke University Press shortly. There is an open access preview available here. In Facing the Planetary William E. Connolly expands his influential work on the … Continue reading

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Books received (1) – Connolly, Mentz, Wills, Magritte, Ghamari-Tabrizi, Marder

Some books received in recompense for review work from University of Minnesota Press.

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Books received – Connolly, Rickels, Sartre, Casey

Some more books from UMP – older books by Connolly, Rickels, Sartre and Casey.

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Connolly and Grove – Extinction Events and the Human Sciences

William E Connolly and Jarius Victor Grove – Extinction Events and the Human Sciences at The Contemporary Condition. An interesting and challenging piece I am sure I will return to: “The frail heritage of gradualism and exceptionalism is not up to … Continue reading

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Foucault Studies 17 now out – Foucault and Deleuze

A special issue on Foucault and Deleuze, edited by Nicolae Morar, Thomas Nail, Daniel W. Smith, and including essays by William Connolly and Dianna Taylor; plus unconnected articles and a large number of reviews.

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Authority & Political Technologies 2014 conference at Warwick – announcement and call for papers

Authority & Political Technologies 2014                                                   Power in a World of Becoming, Entanglement & Attachment                           ‘In every era the attempt must be made anew to rescue tradition from a conformism … Continue reading

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From Geo-metrics to Geo-politics – Waterloo to Zurich

I’ll be giving a version of the talk I recently gave at the Balsillie School of International Affairs at the University of Zurich tomorrow. (I note that William Walters, who I met for the first time at the Balsillie School, … Continue reading

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Books received

Timothy Mitchell’s Carbon Democracy (this keeps coming up in conversations and papers); a fascinating-looking new book on The Concept of World from Kant to Derrida; William Connolly’s new The Fragility of Things; a biography of Hegel; and the two volumes … Continue reading

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