Foucault News

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

Editor: I will be running a reading group in Brisbane, Australia. All details can be found on the reading group website.

1, 15, 29 March; 12, 26 April; 10, 24 May

Time: 1 – 2.30pm fortnightly on Fridays

Venue: E block Room E351, Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Kelvin Grove, Brisbane, Qld, Australia.
Map of the campus.


1 March
Michel Foucault and Farès Sassine, There can’t be societies without uprisings, In Foucault and the making of subjects. Eds. Laura Cremonesi, Orazio Irrera, Daniele Lorenzini, Martina Tazzioli, London: Rowman and Littlefield, 2016, pp. 25-51

15 March
Michel de Certeau, Walking in the City, In Michel de, Certeau, The Practice of Everyday Life, University of California Press, 2011.

Program for remainder of semester

We will systematically be reading through Michel Foucault, Wrong-doing, Truth-telling: The Function of Avowal in Justice, Eds. Fabienne Brion, Bernard E. Harcourt, Trans. Stephen W. Sawyer. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2014.

29 March
Inaugural lecture and first lecture

12 April
Second lecture and third lecture

26 April
Fourth lecture and fifth lecture

10 May
Sixth lecture

24 May
Interview with André Berten

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