Foucault News

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

A Photo Journey Through Italy’s Abandoned Nightclubs – Noisey By Laura Petillo, translated by Cristina Politano, May 14 2017 Discotex, a new documentary project, offers an audiovisual glimpse into the cathedrals from the glory days of Italian vinyl. […] Melillo’s journey is probably best summarized as a study in understanding a location as an extension …

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68, année philosophique ? (1/4) : Deleuze, Foucault, Derrida: les « nouveaux » philosophes LES CHEMINS DE LA PHILOSOPHIE par Adèle Van Reeth, 23/04/2018 podcast La philosophie française est étroitement associée à l’événement de MAI 68. Preuve en est : Les mots des philosophes descendent dans la rue et se retrouvent placardés aux murs! Frédéric …

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ThinkOlio Foucault & Modern Prisons, External and Internal Strand Bookstore Published on Feb 14, 2018 Professor Jamie Warren devotes this Olio solely to unpacking and understanding one of Foucault’s most celebrated and provocative works, Discipline and Punish. With the help of Foucault, we will ask ourselves the painful but much needed questions: What role should …

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Benno Premsela Lecture 2017 by Paul B. Preciado Philosopher, curator and transgender activist Paul B. Preciado gave the 2017 Benno Premsela Lecture during Thursday Night Live! at Het Nieuwe Instituut. Preciado is one of the leading thinkers in the study of gender and sexual politics, in this lecture he addressed architecture as a technology of …

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The Podcast for Social Research : The Podcast for Social Research, Episode 19: Biopolitics in Bloomberg’s New York, Thu, 30 March 2017 The nineteenth episode of the Podcast for Social Research features BISR research associate Jeffrey Escoffier, formerly the director of health, media, and marketing for the New York City Department of Health and Mental …

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Behrooz Ghamari-Tabrizi examines Foucault’s writings on the Iranian Revolution as an attempt to write the history of the present without binding commitments to a teleological historiography. Is it possible for a people to envision and desire futures uncharted by already existing schemata of history? Is it possible to think of dignity, justice, and liberty outside …

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Neurotechnologies of justice: Neuroscience beyond the courtroom By Professor Nikolas Rose, Australian Neurolaw Database, On Soundcloud, March 2017 In this talk I will explore the actual and potential impacts of developments in neuroscience and neurotechnology in the criminal justice system beyond the courtroom. There has beenmuch discussion about the role of genetics and brain scanning …

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O Poder e o Panoptismo da Cidadania, Segundo M. Foucault – Profa. Dra. Olaya Fernandez 21 de agosto de 2017 (segunda-feira) Conferência – O Poder e o Panoptismo da Cidadania, Segundo M. Foucault Conferencista: Profa. Dra. Olaya Fernandez – Universidad de La Rioja UR – Espanha Horário: 19h30min às 22h Local: Auditório Erico Verissimo, Laboratório …

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Video: Alain Badiou and Michel Foucault — Philosophy and Psychology (1965), From the Verso Books blog, 9 January 2018 Watch a televised 1965 discussion between Alain Badiou and Michel Foucault on philosophy and psychology. A televised 1965 discussion between Alain Badiou and Michel Foucault, under the heading “Philosophy and Psychology,” is available to stream in …

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