The Foucault Society sponsored a panel at the Cultural Studies Association‘s annual conference, which was held on March 18-20, 2010, at the University of California, Berkeley. The panel presented recent scholarly work by participants in the Foucault Society’s 2008-09 Seminar Series on Michel Foucault’s The Birth of Biopolitics.
**Critical Perspectives on Foucault’s The Birth of Biopolitics**
Thursday, March 18, 2:00–3:45pm. (Session 2, T2-J)
Chair: Michael Jolley (The Graduate Center, CUNY)
Jeff Bussolini (College of Staten Island, CUNY), “The Role of Husserlian Phenomenology in the Genesis of German Ordoliberalism”
Aaron Weeks (The Graduate Center, CUNY), “Foucault and Freudo-Marxism: Contextualizing The Birth of Biopolitics”
Rachel Schiff (The Graduate Center, CUNY), “Subjectivity and Governance in Childrearing Discourse”
Jonathan Cutler (Wesleyan University), “Foucault, Deleuze and the Politics of Real Subsumption”
For more information about the 2010 CSA conference go to: http://www.csaus.pitt.edu/conference/index.php/conference/eighth_CSA
The Foucault Society’s 2008-09 Seminar Series was supported by a grant from the New York Council for the Humanities (www.nyhumanities.org).