Foucault News

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

Book Symposium on Behrooz Ghamari-Tabrizi’s Foucault in Iran: Islamic Revolution after the Enlightenment, Society for contemporary thought and the Islamicate world (SCTIW)


“Foucault and Iran” by Banu Bargu (New School for Social Research)


“Rescuing the Revolution from Its Outcomes” by Anthony C. Alessandrini (Kingsborough Community College / CUNY Graduate Center)


“Foucault: Against the Ideology of the Enlightenment” by Corey McCall (Elmira College)


“Foucault’s Folly: Iran, Political Spirituality, and Counter-Conduct” by Kevin Thompson (DePaul University)


“Foucault, the Iranian Revolution, and the Politics of Collective Action” by Navid Pourmokhtari (University of Alberta)

“A Letter to Foucault: Selectively Narrating the Stories of Secular Iranian Feminists” by  Kristin Soraya Batmanghelichi (Columbia University)


“Revisiting Foucault in Iran: A Response” by Behrooz Ghamari-Tabrizi (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)

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