Paolo Savoia – Subjectivity and Subjectivation: Foucault on the Making and Remaking of the Self

SubjectivityThis coming Monday Paolo Savoia (University of Pisa) will be presenting a paper on Foucault’s subjectivity and subjectivation. The paper, available on the link below, touches on Foucault’s analysis of resistance in terms of counter-conduct, the notions of subjectivity and subjectivation within the context of the study of the history of psychiatry and sexuality, and the distinction between pleasure and desire.

The paper is available here.

Date: Monday, February 1st

Time: 4:30-6:30

Location: Foster Hall, room 505