Foucault News

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

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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5th International Workshop on Historical Epistemology The Philosophy of the Life Sciences.Biology and Medicine Through the Prism of Historical Epistemology Paris, 16-17-18 May 2019 École doctorale de Philosophie (ED 280 – Paris 1) Centre de Philosophie Contemporaine de la Sorbonne, Institut des sciences Juridique & Philosophique de la Sorbonne (UMR 8103 CNRS – Paris 1) …

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VII Coloquio Latinoamericano de Biopolitica Ontologías del presente PDF – Full information and details Facebook page PRESENTACION´ Con el objeto de potenciar el desarrollo del pensamiento crítico en América Latina, se convoca, con el apoyo y patrocinio de diversas universidades chilenas, a los investigadores e investigadoras interesados a presentar trabajos al VII Coloquio de Biopolítica: …

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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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19th Annual Meeting of the Foucault Circle Stonehill College North Easton, MA, USA April 5-7, 2019 Friday, April 5th   3:00pm-5:00pm Session 1: Confessions of the Flesh & A Preface to Transgression Wencheng Zhu, Southeast University Confession or Sign of Subjectivation?: Libido in Foucault’s Les Aveux de la Chair Daniel Schultz, Oberlin College Sex as the …

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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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Du 28 novembre 2018 au 30 novembre 2018 Bordeaux Une généalogie littéraire des pratiques de soi. Michel Foucault, Roland Barthes, Claude Mauriac Colloque international Université Bordeaux-Montaigne PDF PROGRAMME COLLOQUE Il s’agira dans le cadre de ce colloque de s’interroger, du point de vue de la littérature et de la philosophie, sur ce moment charnière de la fin …

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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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