Foucault News

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

Internet et libertés publiques : qu’est ce qui a changé depuis Snowden ? France Culture, 20/09/2019 Podcast Les révélations d’Edward Snowden ont-elles provoqué plus qu’une prise de conscience? Que nous disent-elles de l’utopie déchue d’internet? Félix Tréguer, co-fondateur de la Quadrature du net, nous en parle dans L’utopie déchue (Fayard, 2019). Alors qu’internet devait permettre …

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Michel Foucault Audio Archive The most comprehensive collection to date of online audio recordings of lectures and courses by the renowned French philosopher and historian, Michel Foucault. Held by Berkeley Library, University of California The most comprehensive collection to date of audio recorded lectures and courses by the renowned French philosopher and historian, Michel Foucault. …

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Gilles Deleuze sur le masochisme, 03 avril 1963, Site INA, Émission. Recherche de notre temps Gilles DELEUZE questionné par Michel FOUCAULT donne la définition du contenu apparent du mot masochisme (association de la douleur et du plaisir sexuel) : SACHER MASOCH qui vécut en Galicie dans la seconde moitié du XIXè Siècle ; – Les …

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Ori Rotlevy, Askesis, Critique, and Tradition: Foucault and Benjamin. Lecture on Soundcloud, October 2019 Consortium for Interdisciplinary Research at the University of California, Berkeley A central concept in Foucault’s later work is Askesis: an exercise of oneself, related to self-mastery and self-transformation. The concept of “ascetic schooling” in the foreword to Benjamin’s Origin of the …

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Nicholas de Villiers. Porno Cultures Podcast, July 10, 2019. Interview with Brandon Arroyo. facebook.com/AcademicSex When we think about the rhetoric around sex workers it’s often easier to hear or read opinions advocating for the abolishment of sex work coming from politicians or “concerned citizens” who are not sex workers, or have never bothered to speak …

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