Category Archives: William Shakespeare

Shakespearean Territories (forthcoming Oct 2018, University of Chicago Press) – endorsements and description

Three very generous endorsements of Shakespearean Territories – from a philosopher, geographer and literary theorist. The book is forthcoming in October 2018 from University of Chicago Press and is available to preorder from usual outlets. “Shakespearean Territories is a truly groundbreaking volume … 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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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 and Shakespeare – symposium at Garrick’s Temple, 23 June 2018

Foucault and Shakespeare – symposium at Garrick’s Temple, 23 June 2018 David Garrick built his Shakespeare Temple beside the Thames at Hampton in 1755 as a place where ‘the thinkers of the world’ would meet to reflect on the plays. … Continue reading

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Audio recordings of talks on Shakespearean Territories at Queen Mary and King’s College London

Both these talks summarise the Shakespearean Territories book, forthcoming from University of Chicago Press in October 2018. The Queen Mary talk was part of a workshop on ‘Territory’s Value’, with Charles Maier and organised by Simon Reid-Henry. It’s about 20 … Continue reading

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Books received – Delaporte, de Beauvoir, Barrett, Douglas, Shakespeare, Peters, Steinberg and Stratford, Radical Philosophy

A mixed pile of things – François Delaporte, Nature’s Second Kingdom; Lisa Appignanesi’s biography of Simone de Beauvoir; Chris Barrett, Early Modern English Literature and the Poetics of Cartographic Anxiety; Gordon Douglas, The Help-Yourself City; the CUP edition of All’s Well … Continue reading

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‘Shakespeare’s View of the World’ – Warwick news story on my forthcoming Shakespearean Territories

Yesterday was Shakespeare’s birthday, and Warwick used the date to put out a brief story about my forthcoming book Shakespearean Territories. Entitled ‘Shakespeare’s View of the World‘ it has some quotes from me about how Shakespeare helps us to understand territory. … Continue reading

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The Early Foucault update 17: Canguilhem, Beinecke library and back to Foucault

I wrote the last update on this book over two months ago, just as I was finishing up an extended research visit to Paris. Since then I’ve mainly been focusing on the Canguilhem manuscript, which is inching toward a near … Continue reading

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Yanis Varoufakis, Shaking the Superflux: Shakespeare, economics, and the possibility of justice – 6th Annual Shakespeare Rose Lecture (transcript)

In March, Yanis Varoufakis, gave the 6th Annual Shakespeare Lecture at the Rose Theatre Kingston. Entitled “Shaking the Superflux: Shakespeare, economics, and the possibility of justice”, a transcript is available here.

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