Bibliography

By Bernard E. Harcourt, Daniele Lorenzini, and Jesús R. Velasco

 

Michel Foucault, Théories et institutions pénales, ed. Bernard E. Harcourt (Gallimard/Le Seuil 2015)

 

For those within the Columbia University community, our associate librarian for the Foucault 13/13 series, Alex Gil, is coordinating copies of the French text. Please e-mail him under the subject heading “Foucault 2/13 Reference” at Alex Gil <colibri.alex@gmail.com>.

The book has not yet been translated into English. However, there are several published texts that will assist in preparing for the seminar, including an essay, both in English and in French, titled Reading Penal Theories and Institutions available at SSRN. Other English texts include:

  1. The course summary

Michel Foucault, The Essential Works of Michel Foucault, 1954-1984: Ethics, ed. Paul Rabinow, p. 17-21 (New York: New Press, 1997) (Course Summary of Théories et institutions pénales.)

2.  The summary of a conference Foucault delivered in Minnesota on April 7, 1972

Foucault’s conference was summarized in a two-page précis, which is included in the French edition. This is the Foucault Minnesota Conference PDF

3.  The Rio lectures from 1973 “Truth and Juridical Forms

Michel Foucault, The Essential Works of Michel Foucault, 1954-1984: Power, ed. James Faubion, (New York: New Press, 1997). “Truth and Juridical Forms“. An excerpt from these lectures is here: Foucault 1973 Truth and Juridical Forms _Redacted

4.  Other interviews and video from the period

The 1971 Debate between Chomsky and Foucault.

Michel Foucault: “Pompidou’s Two Deaths “. In Michel Foucault, The Essential Works of Michel Foucault, 1954-1984: Power, ed. James Faubion, (New York: New Press, 1997).

Michel Foucault: “On Popular Justice.” In Michel Foucault, The Essential Works of Michel Foucault, 1954-1984: Power, ed. James Faubion, (New York: New Press, 1997).

5. Readings book reviews and video conferences regarding the 1972 lectures:

Bernard Harcourt, Reading Penal Theories and InstitutionsSSRN (in English and in French).

Stuart Elden’s review of the book in Berfois.

(Video) CCCCT in Paris — All-day conference on 1972 book in Paris on June 2, 2015.

(Video) Foucault and May ’68 — Conference at Casa Hispanica

Claude-Olivier Doron’s intervention for the seminar “Foucault”. University of Paris 1.

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  1. Does anyone know when the English translation will be published? Is it in the works?

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