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News and resources on French thinker Michel Foucault (1926-1984)

Foucault Studies is pleased to announce the publication of issue 14
A Special Issue on Foucault and Queer Theory
guest edited by Shannon Winnubst & Jana Sawicki

Issue 14 also includes:

A previously unpublished interview with Michel Foucault from 1978
three original articles, eight book reviews and a response to an article previously published in Foucault Studies

Foucault Studies is an electronic, open access, peer reviewed, international journal that provides a forum for scholarship engaging the intellectual legacy of Michel Foucault, interpreted in the broadest possible terms. We welcome submissions ranging from theoretical explications of Foucault’s work and texts to interdisciplinary engagements across various fields, to empirical studies of contemporary phenomena using Foucaultian.

All articles are freely available as open access on our website:

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Number 14: September 2012: Foucault and Queer Theory

Table of Contents

Sverre Raffnsøe, Alain Beaulieu, Sam Binkley, Patricia Clough, Jens Erik Kristensen, Sven Opitz, Jyoti Puri, Alan Rosenberg, Ditte Vilstrup Holm

Special Issue on Foucault and Queer Theory

Guest Editors’ Introduction
        Shannon Winnubst, Jana Sawicki

’Foucault’s Ironies and the Important Earnestness of Theory’
        Mark D. Jordan

Foucault and Sedgwick: The Repressive Hypothesis Revisited
        Lynne Huffer

Empire and the Dispositif of Queerness
        Robert Nichols

Queer Economies
        Ladelle McWhorter

The Queer Thing about Neoliberal Pleasure: A Foucauldian Warning
        Shannon Winnubst


Considerations on Marxism, Phenomonology and Power. Interview with Michel Foucault; Recorded on April 3rd, 1978
        Michel Foucault, Colin Gordon, Paul Patton, Alain Beaulieu


Neosocial Market Economy
        Frieder Vogelmann

Confession, Voice and the Sensualization of Power: The Significance of Michel Foucault’s 1962 Encounter with Jean-Jacques Rousseau
        Lauri Siisiäinen

On Historicity and Transcendentality Again. Foucault’s Trajectory from Existential Psychiatry to Historical Epistemology
        Elisabetta Basso



Discipline and Punish: Some Corrections to Boyle
        James I. Porter



Jeffrey P. Bishop, The Anticipatory Corpse (Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 2011)
        Harold Braswell

Thomas Lemke, Biopolitics: An Advanced Introduction (New York: New York University Press, 2011)
        Michael Lait

Jose Luis Moreno Pestaña, En Devenant Foucault: Sociogenèse d’un grand philosophe (Bellecombe-en-Bauges: Éditions du Croquant, 2006) & Convirtiéndose en Foucault: Sociogénesis de un Filósofo (Mataró: Montesinos, 2006)
        Michael Maidan

Jonathan Tran, Foucault and Theology (London & New York: T & T Clark, 2011)
        John McSweeney

François Dosse, Gilles Deleuze et Félix Guattari: Biographie croisée (Paris: Éditions la Découverte, 2007), translated as Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari: Intersecting Lives (New York: Columbia University Press, 2010)
        Thomas Nail

Stephen J. Collier, Post-Soviet Social: Neoliberalism, Social Modernity, Biopolitics (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2011)
        Volha Piotukh

Sarah Bakewell, How to Live, or, A life of Montaigne in one Question and Twenty Attempts at an Answer (New York: Other Press, 2010)
        Joel Alden Schlosser

Arnold I. Davidson, Frédéric Gros (eds.), Foucault, Wittgenstein: de possibles rencontres (Éditions Kimé, 2011)
        Andrea Zaccardi

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