Foucault News

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

Call for articles: Continental Philosophy and Hellenistic Thought Special Section of Symposium: Canadian Journal of Continental Philosophy The Hellenistic schools of thought―most notably, but not exclusively, Stoicism, Academic and Pyrrhonian scepticism, and Epicureanism―have been very influential for many centuries both in antiquity and in modernity. Nonetheless, for a variety of reasons, this influence has never …

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CALL FOR PAPERS Interstices: Journal of Architecture and Related Arts Issue 21 Political Matters: Spatial Thinking on the Alternative Theme Editors: Farzaneh Haghighi (University of Auckland) & Nikolina Bobic (University of Plymouth) Deadline for paper submission:  9th December 2019 – 5:00pm (NZST) https://interstices.ac.nz/index.php/Interstices/announcement POLITICAL MATTERS: SPATIAL THINKING OF THE ALTERNATIVE At a time when the Western political climate is …

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Call for papers: Race, Biopolitics and the Genres of the Human Northeast Modern Language Association 51st Annual Convention, March 5-8, 2020 Chair: Nazia Manzoor, University at Albany, SUNY (nmanzoor@albany.edu) What is politics’ relationship with the human? Contemporary politics’ reliance on unequal and uneven distribution of power—characterized by an intersectional relationship among capital, racism, migratory constraints, …

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Call for papers: Warwick Continental Philosophy Conference (WCPC) What is Philosophy?: Present, Past, Future 26th-28th June 2019 Deadline for submissions is the 22nd March 2019 For as long as philosophical questions have been asked, the nature and task of philosophy itself has posed a problem to which various and often conflicting solutions have arisen. Today …

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Call for papers Rencontres Doctorales du Centre Michel Foucault 11-13 septembre 2019 IMEC – Caen L’Association pour le Centre Michel Foucault propose pour la 8ème année une école doctorale visant à réunir les doctorants travaillant sur, avec et autour de la pensée de Michel Foucault. L’objectif est comme les années précédentes de mettre en relation, …

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Appel à Communications/Call for Papers 5èmes Journées d’études sur l’Épistémologie Historique La philosophie des sciences du vivant. Biologie et médecine au prisme de l’épistémologie historique. Paris, 16-17-18 mai 2019 École doctorale de Philosophie ED 280 Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne Institut d’Histoire et de Philosophie des Sciences et des Techniques (UMR 8590, Paris 1/CNRS) Centre de …

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Click on the following links for the English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, German and Russian versions of the DNC3-ALED Congress. Please sign up here now to receive the latest information! Congress theme The legitimacy of “Europe” and “the West” as identifiable territorial and imagined entities is in crisis. The awareness has grown of a world becoming more polycentric. At the same time,  the field of Discourse …

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Call for Papers: The body productive: A one-day conference about capitalism, work and the body How are bodies produced under capitalism? How, in turn, does capitalism make bodies productive? How is the body (and knowledge of the body) shaped by demands of production, consumption and exchange, and how can these logics be resisted, challenged and …

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CALL FOR PAPERS The nineteenth annual meeting of the Foucault Circle Stonehill College North Easton, MA April 5-7, 2019 We seek submissions for papers on any aspect of Foucault’s work, as well as studies, critiques, and applications of Foucauldian thinking. Paper submissions require an abstract of no more than 750 words. All submissions should be …

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Call for Papers Third Meeting of the Critical Genealogies Workshop website Philevents PDF of call for papers Venue: University of Oregon Eugene, Oregon, United States, United States Date: May 9–11, 2019 The Critical Genealogies Workshop provides a space of collaboration and experimentation for scholars who deploy genealogy in order to investigate problematizations of the contemporary. The purpose …

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