#Anthropology agenda: “A Field Guide to Trump’s Swamp

A Field Guide to Trump’s Swamp  SAPIENS by Janine R. Wedel   The president-elect has populated “the swamp” with power brokers who are marred by potential conflicts of interest. Andrew Harnik/Associated Press Artificially Intelligent, Genuinely a Person Savage Minds: Notes and Queries in Anthropology — A Group Blog by Coltan Scrivner   It’s difficult to overstate our … Read more

Literati roundup: “Michel Foucault as an activist intellectual…”Foucault and the ‘current’ refugee crisis…

Michel Foucault as an activist intellectual open Democracy News Analysis – by Engin Isin Foucault’s 1982 – 3 lectures presented his thoughts on the subject of parrhesia, or the truth-telling subject. He found himself confronting governments through speech acts in ways that we have yet to understand. Foucault portrait. Flickr/Thierry Ehrmann. Some rights reserved.Michel Foucault (1926-1984) was one of … Read more

Literati roundup: “Map of literary road trips

Map of literary road trips  FlowingData » Visualization by Nathan Yau Ever wanted to follow in the footsteps of a famous writer or literary character in their journey across the country? Well now you can. Richard Kreitner for Atlas Obscura hand-cataloged the road trips — more than 1,500 entries — from twelve works of literature and … Read more

Literati roundup: “Pierre Bourdieu’s Photographs of Wartime Algeria….”Doctoral Education and the Knowledge Economy..

  Pierre Bourdieu’s Photographs of Wartime Algeria Open Culture by Colin Marshall If you know the work of Pierre Bourdieu, you probably know it as sociology, or perhaps philosophy. Whatever you call the discipline he worked in, the man remained thoroughgoingly concerned with the dynamics of power in every context. Doctoral Education and the Knowledge Economy: European and U.S. … Read more

A literati roundup: a ?Lost Interview? With Michel Foucault…Opening Lines of 25 Famous Novels Dissected…

      Opening Lines of 25 Famous Novels Dissected to Make an Awesome Poster Wired Top Stories Remember sentence diagramming? Turns out, it makes an awfully cool poster.   Watch a ?Lost Interview? With Michel Foucault: Missing for 30 Years But Now Recovered Open Culture by Josh Jones An introductory shot that might be … Read more

Special Issue on Michel Foucault by Theory, Culture and Society Journal

You need to have subscription to this great journal to read the articles but I am sure all major university libraries are subscribed to. At the end there is also roundup on art/intellectual/academic links…
[update: all articles downloadable here]
Introduction: Thinking after Michel Foucault
Couze Venn and Tiziana Terranova
Theory Culture Society 2009;26 1-11
Alternatives to the Prison: Dissemination or Decline of Social Control?
Michel Foucault
Theory Culture Society 2009;26 12-24
Foucault’s Untimely Struggle: Toward a Form of Spirituality
Paul Rabinow
Theory Culture Society 2009;26 25-44
Identity, Nature, Life: Three Biopolitical Deconstructions
Judith Revel
Theory Culture Society 2009;26 45-54

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