Reintroducing “Foreign Correspondents”

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We’re very pleased to reintroduce the “Foreign Correspondents” section of Somatosphere. The aim of the section is to provide contributors and readers of Somatosphere with a forum for recent, important works that appear in languages other than English – as well as announcements about conferences, journal issues, and other related projects. We proudly present the section’s first installment, a review …

In the Journals

"Neuroscience, power and culture": a special issue of History of the Human Sciences

As noted in the excellent H-Madness blog, the most recent issue of History of the Human Sciences is guest edited by Scott Vrecko and devoted to “Neuroscience, Power and Culture,”—a set of issues that we often cover on Somatosphere.  The contributors include a number of current and former members of LSE’s BIOS research center.

Here are the …


CfP: ‘French Theory’ in circulation, AAA 2010 — deadline (28 Feb)

Foucault et al. from Paris to California and Back Again: The Creolisation of “French Theory”

In this call for papers for the 2010 AAA meetings in New Orleans (17-21 November) we seek contributions from individuals who not only draw on French theorists, but who examine the ways in which “French Theory” travels, circulates and is re-imagined. Further, we particularly welcome …