2011-2012 Colloquium Series: New Research in Foucault Studies

The Foucault Society’s Colloquium Series provides a forum for new research and works-in-progress, and offers an opportunity for both junior and senior scholars to share new work with a friendly and supportive audience of colleagues.

Winter 2012 Speakers


Wednesday, March 7, 2012
Bernard Gendron (Professor Emeritus of Philosophy, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee)
“Foucault’s 1968”

Thursday, April 12, 2012
Kelsey Borrowman (MA Candidate, Philosophy & Arts, Stony Brook University)
“Plasticization as Necrophilia: Death, Decomposition, and the Inorganic in Foucault”

Thursday, May 17, 2012
Brooke Beloso (Assistant Professor of Women’s, Gender & Sexuality  Studies, Butler University)
“‘On the Other Side of Bars’:  Queer Theory, Sex Work, and Foucault’s Unreason”

Fall 2011 Speakers

Friday, October 21, 2011
Devonya Havis (Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Canisius College)

“Arts of Resistance: Locating Black Women’s Philosophies”

Wednesday, December 14, 2011
Dominique Johnson (Assistant Professor of  Law & Society, Ramapo College)
“Critical Dilemmas and Methodological Regimes:  Toward a Genealogy of an Empirical Borderland”

Please check back for updates and more details. All colloquia are open to the public and will take place from 7:30 to 9:30pm at the CUNY Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue, Room 5409, New York, NY.

We are thrilled to have received excellent proposals from scholars around the world for this Colloquium Series and we regret that we could not include everyone.  Thanks to everyone and we hope you will keep us posted as your work develops.    To view the Call for Papers, click here.

For more information, please e-mail Shifra Diamond, Colloquium Chair, at foucaultsocietyorg@gmail.com.

For directions to CUNY Graduate Center, click here.

Updated March 26, 2012.