Foucault News

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

Originally posted on Progressive Geographies:
Michel Foucault, “Literature and Madness: Madness in the Baroque Theatre and the Theatre of Artaud”, Theory, Culture and Society (requires subscription) A translation of a piece by Foucault, online first in Theory, Culture and Society – part of the special issue on ‘Foucault before the Collège de France’ I am co-editing with…

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CFP: ‘What?is an?Author?’:?Critical Reflections on Authors and Authority in Critical Security Studies Full details in pdf – For enquiries and expressions of interest?please contact the guest editors Tina Managhan (tmanaghan@brookes.ac.uk) and/or Dan Bulley (dbulley@brookes.ac.uk). csos-full-cfpDownload

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This?manuscript?is slowly coming together. I’ve continued working on the linguistics and literary analysis texts in?Folie, langage, littérature.?For space reasons, I’ve had to keep the discussion of these down, though in many respects they reinforce or supplement points made in the other, fuller texts. I also wrote a long discussion of…

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Acid Horizon podcast: ‘Foucault (With Hair)’ – discussion of The Early Foucault On this episode, Adam and Will are joined by Stuart Elden to discuss his latest book, The Early Foucault. We discuss the academic experiences and personal relationships that were formative in the Foucault’s development as an intellectual. The conversation…

Originally posted on Progressive Geographies:
One excellent piece of advice I picked up sometime in June was that while it might make sense to think of the autumn term as the beginning of the academic year, for research it makes sense to think of the beginning of summer as a fresh start. So that rather…

Originally posted on Progressive Geographies:
Now that marking is complete, and the end of term is here,?it’s been great to regain time and focus for?this work. Some of the nice comments I had about?The Early Foucault?helped to encourage this. I’m not tired of this book, but I am impatient to move it forward, at least…

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Alain Brossat et Daniele Lorenzini (dir.), Foucault et… Les liaisons dangereuses de Michel Foucault – Vrin, August 2021 Michel Foucault est un philosophe qui, loin de plancher sur d’autres philosophes, avance avec et contre eux – et contre pas moins qu’avec, au vu du caractère distinctement agonistique de sa pensée.Dans…

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Foucault’s text on René Magritte, “Ceci n’est pas une pipe”, was published first in French in 1968 (reprinted in?Dits et écrits?as text 53), and then in a revised and expanded form as a book in 1973. The 1973 book was translated as?This is not a Pipe by James Harkness in…

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Alison Downham Moore on ‘Foucault’s 1960s Lectures on Sexuality’ – video abstract for Alison Downham Moore and Stuart Elden, review essay on ‘Foucault’s 1960s lectures on sexuality‘, Theory, Culture & Society (open access) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L002CQ6viH4 This essay is part of the special issue on ‘Foucault Before the Collège de France’, which…