Foucault News

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

Sylvère Lotringer (1938–2021) Art Forum, November 10, 2021 Renowned French thinker Sylvère Lotringer, a lodestar in the twin galaxies of literary criticism and cultural theory, died on November 8 at the age of eighty-three following an illness. Beginning in the 1970s, Lotringer reshaped the American literary scene through the journal Semiotext(e), which he began publishing …

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Claire Devarrieux, Mort de l’éditeur Bruno Roy, maître de maison, Libération, publié le 20 septembre 2021 Le fondateur des éditions Fata Morgana est mort à 81 ans. Créée en 1966, son entreprise, loin des pratiques parisiennes, a publié Michel Foucault, Jonathan Littell ou Roger Gilbert-Lecomte. Il a publié Emmanuel Levinas et Michel Foucault, Henri Michaux, …

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L’historien français Marc Ferro est mort Par Philippe-Jean Catinchi, Le Monde, 22 avril 2021 Spécialiste du XXe siècle, de la Grande Guerre à Vichy et à la décolonisation, il a été pionnier dans l’utilisation des images comme source historique. Agé de 96 ans, il est décédé le 21 avril. Internationalement reconnu pour ses travaux sur …

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Christopher Ying, UC Berkeley professor emeritus Paul Rabinow dies at age 76, The Daily Californian, April 11, 2021 Paul Rabinow, UC Berkeley professor emeritus of anthropology and world-renowned anthropologist, died April 6 at the age of 76 in his Berkeley home. Rabinow spent about 41 years at UC Berkeley between 1978 to 2019, serving as …

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Ryan Dillon, Mark Morris, Denis Macshane Mark Cousins: Architectural theorist who captivated experts and enthusiasts alike, Independent, 22 October 2020 For more than 30 years, Mark Cousins’s Friday evening lectures at the Architectural Association were the place to be, not only for those who worked and studied at the school in London, but for people …

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Notice nécrologique sur Gilbert Humbert Patrick Négrier Gilbert Humbert, né en 1928, et compagnon de Michel Foucault en 1951, est décédé le 14 mai 2020. Ancien élève d’Olivier Messiaën, il eut une vie composite et composante. Composite d’abord en raison du fait qu’il fut successivement ou à la fois un pasteur protestant (1962-67), un militant …

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Diacritics founder David Grossvogel dies at 94, Cornell Chronicle, By Daniel Aloi | June 22, 2020 Influential scholar, writer and editor David I. Grossvogel, the Goldwin Smith Professor of Comparative Literature and Romance Studies Emeritus and member of the Cornell faculty since 1960, died June 14 in Chicago. He was 94. […] Grossvogel founded Diacritics, …

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Kent Law School mourns the loss of Professor Peter Fitzpatrick By aps42, 20 May 2020 Professor Fitzpatrick began teaching law at Kent in 1977 and taught here until 1996. He was appointed an Honorary Professor in 2005. He enjoyed a long and distinguished career as a legal academic, teaching at universities in Europe, North America …

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