Colloquium Series: Spring 2011 Schedule


Thank you to everyone who participated in the Foucault Society’s Colloquium Series this spring, and contributed to its success.  

Thursday, March 3, 2011
Stephanie Clare (Ph.D. candidate, Rutgers University)
“Foucault, Geopower, and the Transformation of the Earth” 

Thursday, March 24, 2011  
Verena Erlenbusch (Ph.D. Candidate, University of Sussex; Visiting Research Scholar, Emory University)
“Sovereignty and Governmentality: Mapping Power With Butler and Foucault”

Wednesday, May 4, 2011
Adrian Guta, MSW (Ph.D. Candidate, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Joint Centre for Bioethics, University of Toronto)
“Critically Reflecting on the Use of ‘Peer Researchers’ in Community-Based Participatory Research”
Kevin Jobe (Ph.D. Student, Stony Brook University)
“The Biopolitics of Homelessness”

All colloquia were open to the public and took place from 7:00 to 9:30pm at the CUNY Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue, Room 5409, New York, NY.

To read abstracts of the papers, click here.

For more information, please e-mail Shifra Diamond, Colloquium Chair, at

For directions to CUNY Graduate Center, click here.

To view the call for papers, click here.

Updated May 26, 2011.