Foucault News

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

Editor: I am delighted to have just received a first copy of the new book. Foucault at the Movies Michel Foucault, Patrice Maniglier, Dork Zabunyan. Translated and edited by Clare O’Farrell, Columbia University Press, 2018 Michel Foucault’s work on film, although not extensive, compellingly illustrates the power of bringing his unique vision to bear on …

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Ulrich Bröckling, El self emprendedor. Sociología de una forma de subjetivación Santiago: Ediciones Universidad Alberto Hurtado, 2015. Descripción El hecho de que las empresas tengan un alma es “una de las noticias más terribles del mundo”, clamaba el filósofo francés Gilles Deleuze a principios de los años noventa. Esto solo es superado por la exigencia …

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Purdue philosophy professor receives NEH award August 24, 2016 Editor: These seminars will include Deleuze’s work on Foucault WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A Purdue University professor of philosophy has a received $175,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to translate the seminar lectures of a noted French philosopher and make them available online. …

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Originally posted on Progressive Geographies:
The manifesto of the Groupe d’information sur les prisons, authored by Foucault, Pierre Vidal-Nanuet and Jean-Marie Domenich, which I translated for this site a couple of years ago, has been reprinted in Viewpoint magazine. The prison group, along with Foucault’s involvement in the parallel health group and other activist work are…

Originally posted on Progressive Geographies:
Translations of Understanding Henri Lefebvre and Foucault’s Last Decade are forthcoming in Korean with Kyungsung University Press and Nanjing Press respectively. These might be the first of my authored books to appear in translation, since potential translations of The Birth of Territory into Portuguese by a Brazilian press and into Korean have stalled, though…

materiali foucaultiani Volume II, number 3 (January-June 2013) ISSN 2239-5962 See site for full texts of articles TABLE OF CONTENTS Michel Foucault: un phénomène de bibliothèque? Spunti di riflessione a partire da un’installazione di Joseph Kosuth  (pp. 3-9) Laura Cremonesi, Orazio Irrera, Daniele Lorenzini, Martina Tazzioli Foucault e la letteratura Introduzione. Sulle ragioni di una …

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Originally posted on Open Geography:
A bit of Internet sleuthing turns up the fact that finally Foucault’s book Le Desordre des familles, lettres de cachet, with Arlette Farge, originally published in 1982, is being translated into English. Nancy Luxon, a professor of political science at the University of Minnesota, is listing it on her CV…

Originally posted on Progressive Geographies:
This text was co-authored by Michel Foucault, Pierre Vidal-Nacquet and Jean-Marie Domenach, and was first read at a news conference on 8 February 1971. It was subsequently published in Esprit in March 1971. As far as I know, the only partial translations of this important document are found in the English edition…