Foucault News

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

Psychiatry and the Selves We Might Become: An Interview with Sociologist Nikolas Rose, Mad in America, 19 August 2020 MIA’s Ayurdhi Dhar interviews the well-known sociologist of medicine, Nikolas Rose, about the role psychiatry plays in shaping how we manage ourselves and our world. ikolas Rose is a professor of Sociology in the Department of …

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Impressões de Foucault: Entrevista com Roberto Machado Sociologia & Antropologia. 7 (1) • Jan-Abr 2017 • https://doi.org/10.1590/2238-38752017v711 Open access Resumo Nesta entrevista sobre Michel Foucault, Roberto Machado aborda sua atualidade e seu impacto nas ciências humanas; os tipos de estudo que caracterizam diferentes momentos de sua trajetória intelectual; as singularidades de seu pensamento – o …

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Edmund White witnessed the Stonewall riots, just the beginning of a revolutionary life By John Russell, LGBTQ Nation, Tuesday, October 11, 2022 The author shares intimate details of his life as a writer and activist, including the new graphic novel adaptation of ‘A Boy’s Own Story.’ […] You also co-founded Gay Men’s Health Crisis (GMHC). …

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Interviews with Foucauldians – Dr Perry Zurn Overthink Podcasts Jan 19, 2022 In this video, philosophy professor David M. Peña-Guzmán interviews Dr. Perry Zurn about his work about Michel Foucault, prison abolition, and curiosity studies. This video was created as part of a series for a graduate seminar at San Francisco State University on the …

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Open HistoryThe Archaeology of Retrocomputing KULTURVERLAG KADMOS 2021 New Books network, Podcast, Sep 16, 2022 Today I talked to Stefan Höltgen about his book Open History: The Archaeology of Retrocomputing (Kulturverlag Kadmos, 2021). How can historical computers be described properly from the viewpoint of computer science? By considering media archaeology’s theory of operative and thus …

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Sandra Eder, How the Clinic Made Gender. The Medical History of a Transformative Idea, Chicago University Press, 2022 Interview (podcast) with the author on the New Books network An eye-opening exploration of the medical origins of gender in modern US history. Today, a world without “gender” is hard to imagine. Gender is at the center …

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27/11/1967 – Rai Teche. Intervista a Michel Foucault in occasione della pubblicazione in italiano di «Les mots et les choses, une archéologie des sciences humaines», 1966 («Le parole e le cose. Un’archeologia delle scienze umane», trad. it. 1967). “Archeologica” è infatti la procedura con la quale Foucault tenta di ricostruire le condizioni di possibilità, la …

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The Critique and Politics of Identity: On the Affinities between Critical Theory and Poststructuralism. A Conversation with Bernard E. Harcourt and Martin Saar conducted by Sarah Bianchi, Coils of the Serpent. A Journal for the Study of Contemporary Power, Issue 10, 2022, pp. 110-130. We know what Michel Foucault, the leading poststructuralist thinker, said about …

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The legacy of deconstructivism “makes me want to retreat to the back of the room” says Bernard Tschumi Tom Ravenscroft | Dezeen, 23 May 2022 Deconstructivism was built on intellectual rigour and a desire for exploration that contemporary architects do not share, says French-Swiss architect Bernard Tschumi in this exclusive interview as part of our …

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Biopolitics & Democracy – Interview Rodrigo Nunes Mar 29, 2022 Interview with Rodrigo Nunes (Philosophy, PUC-Rio) on biopolitics, democracy, the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic, and his new book ‘Neither Vertical Nor Horizontal: A Theory of Political Organization’ (Verso 2021), with Daniele Lorenzini and Federico Testa. For more videos, visit our website