Foucault News

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

Summer School 2021
14 philosophy short-courses taught online January – February 2021.

The Melbourne School of Continental Philosophy (Australia) is proud to present the Summer School 2021 curriculum. All courses are 10 hours in length. All courses will be taught via Zoom. As always significant discounts apply for those enrolling in multiple courses. If you have any questions which aren’t in our FAQs please email

When: 11 Jan – 19 Feb 2021

Where: ONLINE. All courses will be taught via Zoom. Video recordings will also be available within a few days after each seminar for those who can’t make the schedule. Readings are made available online before the school begins. Links to the Zoom classroom are sent out approximately 1 hour before class. All payment must be made via credit card during enrolment. Also it’s worth noting that Melbourne is 11 hours ahead of UTC (5pm here is 7am in Berlin and 10pm in LA).

[see MSCP site for times and other details]

Chaosmos Refracted: The Schizophrenic Ecologies of Félix Guattari
Lecturer: Dr Timothy Deane-Freeman

Grown Wrong: Biophilosophy after Darwin
Lecturer: Dr Ben Woodard

Ethico-political engagement and the self-constituting subject in Foucault
Lecturer: Dr Lenka Ucnik

Deleuze’s Foucault
Lecturer: Dr Jon Roffe

Bakhtin’s Voices and Official Culture
Lecturer: Dr Valery Vinogradovs

Shoshana Zuboff’s ‘The Age of Surveillance Capitalism’
Lecturer: Elise Addlem

The Three Conversions of Bernard Stiegler: An Overview
Lecturer: Dr Daniel Ross

Political Keywords of Emancipatory Politics
Lecturer: Dr Steven Corcoran

Stoicism as a Social Philosophy
Lecturer: Dr Will Johncock

Possibility and Contradiction: An Introduction to Hegel’s Doctrine of Essence
Lecturer: Dr Nahum Brown

Emmanuel Levinas: Reimagining Subjectivity and Ethics
Lecturer: Tiffany Plotzza

German Romanticism: Literature as Life
Lecturer: Dr Nanda Jarosz

Luce Irigaray: The philosophy of sexual difference and women in film

The World Does Not Exist: What this means and why it matters
Lecturer: Austin Hayden Smidt

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