Foucault News

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

Originally posted on Progressive Geographies:
I’m pleased to share the cover design of my forthcoming book Canguilhem (Polity, 2019). It’s part of the Key Contemporary Thinkers series and is available to preorder from Wiley in ebook, paperback and hardcover. The book is due for publication in February in the UK, and April in the rest of the…

Originally posted on Progressive Geographies:
This text was first published in Libération, July 12, 1982, p. 14 (pdf). There it is signed ‘DE’, and follows an interview with Didier Eribon with André Baudry. Readers would assume that ‘DE’ meant Didier Eribon, but in his book Michel Foucault et ses contemporains, Paris: Fayard, 1994, pp. 274-77, Eribon says…

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Michel Foucault, La Sexualité. Cours donné à l’université de Clermont-Ferrand (1964) suivi de Le Discours de la sexualité. Cours donné à l’université de Vincennes (1969) – EHESS/Gallimard/Seuil 2018 The first volume of Foucault’s pre-Collège de France courses is due for publication in October 2018. I’ve mentioned this before, but the…

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Return to Foucault’s “What is an Author” – Gordon Hull at New APPS I’m teaching a Foucault seminar this term, and one of the things I’m trying to do is get better on the doxography of his essays.  That led me to a discovery about “What is an Author” that…

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Alexandre Gefen briefly reviews Foucault’s Les Aveux de la Chair at the Critical Inquiry blog. Thanks to Michael O’Rourke for the link. A roundup of news stories and other pieces – mostly in French and some in English is here. My review essay is on the Theory, Culture and Society blog (open access),…

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Spaces of Crisis and Critique: Heterotopias Beyond Foucault, edited by Anthony Faramelli, David Hancock, Robert G. White – Bloomsbury 2018. Unfortunately only hardback and expensive e-book. In Of Other Spaces Foucault coined the term “heterotopias” to signify “all the other real sites that can be found within the culture” which…

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New Perspectives Issue 1/2018 Click HERE to DOWNLOAD Full Issue PDF Editorial The World Is (Not) Heated Benjamin Tallis Full PDF article (free) Special Section The Prague Agenda Michal Smetana, Anastasia Kazteridis, Matthew Kroenig, Sadia Tasleem, Richard Price, Jeffrey Fields, Jason Enia, Angela Kane, Dieter Fleck Full PDF Article (free)…

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The publication of Foucault’s courses from the 1950s and 1960s has been planned for some time, and now his 1964 course from Clermont-Ferrand La sexualité is listed as forthcoming in October 2018. Limited details at the moment, but here are the listings on Amazon, Cultura, Decitre and Fnac. It’s coming out with…

Originally posted on Progressive Geographies:
Although the Shakespeare Territories book is coming out in a few months, I’ve been back working on Shakespeare. Initially this was for a summary article of the book’s argument for a short article for Territory, Politics, Governance, which should be published fairly soon. Then it has been for the third…