Foucault News

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

Philippe Theophanidis on his blog Aphelis links to a complete recording on youtube (as yet unsubtitled) of the Foucault-Chomsky debate and provides detailed background on the history of the recording and the various versions and publications of the transcript. The Chomsky-Foucault Debate On Human Nature, New York: The New Press, 2006, pp. 57-58. Content of …

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Michel Foucault, Lectures on the Will to Know. Edited by Daniel Defert. Translated by Graham Burchell. Series: Michel Foucault: Lectures at the Collège de France. Palgrave Macmillan. Forthcoming 18 Jun 2013 Publisher’s page Description This volume gives us the transcription of the first of Michel Foucault’s annual courses at the Collège de France. Its publication …

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Michel Foucault. Philosophe et militant.   Michel Foucault. Philosophe et militant. Spectacles, projections, conférences et tables rondes autour de la pensée de Michel Foucault à Poitiers du 25 au 28 mars 2013. Présentation du programme : Le TAP –Théâtre et auditorium de Poitiers – a conjugué ses forces avec celles de l’Université de Poitiers pour concevoir …

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Theresa Bourke, Mary Ryan, John Lidstone, Reclaiming professionalism for geography education: Defending our own territory, Teaching and Teacher Education, Volume 28, Issue 7, October 2012, Pages 990–998 further info Abstract In a world where governments increasingly attempt to impose regulation on all professional activities, this paper advocates that professional standards for teachers be developed ‘by …

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Althusser, Foucault e la crisi del marxismo  Seminario a partire dai libri di Cristian Lo Iacono, Althusser in Italia. Saggio bibliografico (1959-2009), Milano, Mimesis, 2012 e di Fabio Raimondi, Il custode del vuoto. Contingenza e ideologia nel materialismo radicale di Louis Althusser, Verona, Ombre Corte, 2011 Introduce Manlio Iofrida Parteciperanno Rudy Leonelli, Cristian Lo Iacono, …

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Originally posted on Le site de Geoffroy de Lagasnerie:
Entretien sur le néolibéralisme, Michel Foucault, la théorie politique et la critique à propos de mon ouvrage La dernière leçon de Michel Foucault dans le cadre de l’émission l’Esprit de Réforme diffusée le 7 février sur Fréquence Protestante.

Alessandro Fontana, philosophe et pivot des études foucaldiennes Le Monde.fr | 20.02.2013 à 16h33 Par Jean-Louis Fournel et Xavier Tabet (Professeurs au département d’études italiennes de l’Université Paris 8) Alessandro Fontana naît le 25 mars 1939 dans une famille de la bourgeoisie cultivée de la Vénétie. Orphelin de mère à l’âge de quatre ans, il …

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Ganguly, A., Foucault, government and acts of obedience, Law, Culture and the Humanities, Volume 8, Issue 3, October 2012, Pages 448-465 Further info Abstract Conventional political writings influenced by Foucault emphasize how various kinds of coercive measures are hidden behind the veil of a justified government. Their investigations tell us what makes it possible for …

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UChicago Professor Helps Uncover Lost Lectures by French Philosopher Foucault Released: 2 February 2013 Source Newsroom: University of Chicago Newswise — More than 30 years ago, French philosopher Michel Foucault gave a landmark series of seven lectures at the Catholic University of Louvain in Belgium In them, Foucault linked his early and late work—exploring the …

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Judith Revel, “Foucault and the history of our present” part of the series…. “Foucault and the critique of our present: Reworking the Foucauldian tool-box” A workshop organized with the support of the Department of Politics at Goldsmiths and of mf / materiali foucaultiani February 28 , 4-6 pm NAB 314 Goldsmiths University of London Contacts: …

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