The Foucault Society (holy shit, that’s a thing?) and SUNY-Stonybrook will be holding a conference on Foucault’s “Lectures on the Will to Know” on November 8-9, 2013. 500 word proposals are due September 10, 2013. The conference will be held at Stonybrook Manhattan, and will feature poststructuralist-anarchist Todd May as a keynote speaker.
You can also volunteer for the event here.
From Foucault News:
In celebration of the publication of Lectures on the Will to Know, Foucault’s inaugural lecture course at the Collège de France, we invite participants to a conference in New York City for an introduction to and scholarly discussion of this ground-breaking text. Conference themes will include Intellectual History, Forms of Knowledge, and Truth and the City-State. Suggested sub-topics are listed below. Please send 500 word proposals to email@example.com.
Deadline: September 10, 2013. Accepted presenters will be notified by September 20, 2013. More information: www.foucaultsociety.org
- Foucault and Deleuze
- Foucault and Nietzsche
- Foucault and Aristotle
- Foucault and the Greeks
- Foucault and Eastern Knowledge
Forms of Knowledge
- Judgment (apophantic v. sophistic)
- Justice (diakonoia v. krinein)
- Measurement (Being)
- Repetition (Becoming)
- The Event (Magico-Religious)
Truth and the City-State
- Political Economy
See the full call for papers at Foucault News.
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