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James Faubion, Foucault editor, in video talk on the postmodern

The Center for Ethnography at UC Irvine has recorded a conversation (scroll down to March 20-21) and talk by Dominic Boyer and James Faubion, who you may recall was an editor of Volume 3 of the Essential Works of Foucault.

Faubion is at Rice University and recently published an interesting-looking paper on the ecology of “heterotopia” (.doc) (“Foucault’s approach to the heterotopic makes a bow to the phenomenologists of space, but only to leave them behind…”).

The subject of the Irvine talk is on the “ethnography of intellectuals and the predicaments of theory today.”

(h/t Savage Minds)


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