Foucault News

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

Taylor C. (2013) The Discourses of Climate Change. In: Cadman T. (eds) Climate Change and Global Policy Regimes. International Political Economy. Palgrave Macmillan, London DOI: https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137006127_2 Abstract Climate change has been represented in a variety of ways. These representations have enacted their own discursive formations, which people discuss and act upon at local, national and …

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Rasker, Maya. “A Letter to Foucault.” In Artistic Research and Literature, edited by Caduff Corina and Wälchli Tan, 35-46. Boston: Brill, 2019. Open access Abstract: Investigating in what way some aspects of Foucault’s work can be fruitful to ‘think’ writing-as-research, a letter to Foucault as academic fiction unravels and valuates the paradoxes that emerge from connecting …

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Griffin, R. J. (2019). The Profession of Authorship. In A Companion to the History of the Book (eds S. Eliot and J. Rose), Wiley doi:10.1002/9781119018193.ch51 This chapter is an overview of methodologies and scholarship on authorship that discusses the influence of Roland Barthes and Michel Foucault in the context of the history of the book, …

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Spanu, S. Architecture and the heterotopic concept(2020) Urban Book Series, Springer, pp. 239-386. First Online: 03 May 2019 DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-18259-5_4 Abstract The present chapter proposes the outlining and identification of the main instances of the concept of heterotopia as it has been employed and observed in the field of architecture and urban planning, or in …

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Oleg Bernaz, Une archéologie de l’épistémè de l’union, in Oleg Bernaz et Marc Maesschalck (éds), Approches philosophiques du structuralisme linguistique russe, Peter Lang, Bruxelles, 2018. Cette entreprise foucaldienne se déploie en trois étapes. Il s’agit premièrement d’analyser le statut du savoir de ce que Foucault appelle « l’épistémè moderne ». Nous montrons, à ce stade …

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Behrooz Ghamari-Tabrizi, (2009) “When Life Will No Longer Barter Itself”: In Defense of Foucault on the Iranian Revolution. In Sam Binkley, Jorge Capetillo (eds) A Foucault for the 21st Century, Biopolitics and Discipline in the New Millennium, Newcastle, Cambridge Scholars Publishing pp.270-290 On Academia.edu When Michel Foucault’s journalistic accounts of the Iranian Revolution appeared thirty …

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Matteo Pasquinelli “Arcana Mathematica Imperii: The Evolution of Western Computational Norms”, in: Maria Hlavajova et al. (eds) Former West. MIT Press, 2017. PDF available on academia.edu Etymologically, statistics is knowledge of the state, of the forces and resources that characterize a state at a given moment . . . this was an explicit part of …

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Teófilo Espada-Brignoni and Frances Ruiz-Alfaro, Political Repertoires: Tellability and Subjectivation in Music as a Platform for Political Communication,Uche Onyebadi (ed.) IGI Global, 2017 DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-1986-7.ch003 Abstract Songwriting, whether creative or unoriginal, can challenge or promote the values of the dominant discourses in a particular society. Within the context of popular music, Gil Scott-Heron wrote songs …

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Pierre Macherey, 10 – Foucault lecteur de Roussel : la littérature comme philosophie, Pierre Macherey À quoi pense la littérature ?, Presses Universitaires de France, 1990, édition numérique (2016) Premières lignes Dans son travail, Foucault a réservé une place exceptionnelle à la littérature, à laquelle il a reconnu le statut d’un révélateur théorique : Les …

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Thamy Ayouch, Foucault pour la psychanalyse : vérité, véridiction, pratiques de soi, in SQUVERER Amos, LAUFER Laurie (dir.), Foucault et la psychanalyse. Quelques questions analytiques à Michel Foucault, Hermann, 2015 Full text on academia.edu « Foucault pour la psychanalyse » peut augurer autant, a contrario , de la condamnation virulente d’une vulgate psychanalytique instituant un « …

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