Foucault News

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

II encontro nacional e I internacional de biopolítica O II Encontro Nacional e I Encontro Internacional de Bipolítica: Os desafios da Atualidade acontece no intuito de dar continuidade, e agora visando sua internacionalização, do I Encontro Nacional de Bipolítica: origens e consequências que foi realizado na Universidade Estadual de Londrina no ano de 2018. Evento …

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As the 6th edition of the Workshop on Historical Epistemology – Historical Epistemology and Epistemology of History – could not take place last spring, we have rescheduled it in a new format. We are thus very glad to invite you to the Month of Historical Epistemology! During November 2020, we will hold weekly meetings on Zoom to discuss …

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Conference at Harvard University on Foucault’s Confessions of the Flesh 5 December 2019 In February 2018, the fourth and final volume of Michel Foucault’s History of Sexuality project—Confessions of the Flesh—was published for the first time in French by Éditions Gallimard. This is an extraordinary publishing event since the book was not supposed to have …

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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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