Foucault News

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

Book Symposium on Behrooz Ghamari-Tabrizi’s Foucault in Iran: Islamic Revolution after the Enlightenment, Society for contemporary thought and the Islamicate world (SCTIW) 3/21/2017 “Foucault and Iran” by Banu Bargu (New School for Social Research) 3/23/2017 “Rescuing the Revolution from Its Outcomes” by Anthony C. Alessandrini (Kingsborough Community College / CUNY Graduate Center) 3/28/2017 “Foucault: Against …

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Foucault in Ireland 24 March 2017 Royal Irish Academy, Dawson Street, Dublin 2, Ireland Attendance is free but you are required to register A symposium focused on the engagement of the ideas of Michel Foucault by scholars working on the island of Ireland. It begins with a roundtable on the recent works on Foucault by …

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Originally posted on AntipodeFoundation.org:
Introduction: The Making Visible of Carceral Politics Marijn Nieuwenhuis, University of Warwick This symposium contains a rich collection of contributions based on the screening of the French documentary film Sur les Toits (“On the Roofs”). On a Wednesday in May 2016 I invited the film’s independent maker, Nicolas Drolc, and…

The “Biological Turn” in Law – A Critical Appraisal This symposium is a cooperation between UNSW Law, the Initiative for Bio-Legalities, the School of Social Sciences, and the Biopolitical Studies Research Network, UNSW. Date: Friday, 23 October, 2015 Venue: Staff Common Room, Level 2, UNSW Law Building RSVP: http://thebiologicalturninlaw.eventbrite.com.au This symposium is interested in pursuing …

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Call for Papers Theatre, Performance, Foucault! TaPRA Theatre, Performance, and Philosophy working group interim event – a one-day symposium Date: 4th July 2015 Location: King’s College London Further info Michel Foucault was not only one of the most controversial and provocative thinkers of the 20th Century, he was also one of its most inventive and …

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PDF of flyer DePaul University Humanities Center & the Department of Philosophy Foucault and the legacy of the prisons information group (GIP) MAY 8th, 2015 Richardson Library 115 2350 N. Kenmore Chicago, IL 60614 Scholars Symposium 1:00-1:10 Opening Remarks Kevin Thompson, DePaul University 1:10-1:30 “The Dialectic of Theory and Practice” Bernard Harcourt, Columbia University 1:30-1:50 …

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New Foucault: A Symposium Friday, 9 November 2012 Building 2.G.04 and 3.G.55, Bankstown Campus of The University of Western Sydney, Australia web page The influence of Michel Foucault’s work through the Humanities and social sciences has been sustained across more than three decades, but earlier orthodox understandings and glosses, focused on major texts and central …

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