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4:30PM Foucault’s Birth of the Clinic

October 17 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The primary aim of this mini-seminar will be to conduct a close
reading of Michel Foucault’s “Birth of the Clinic.” Through group
discussion, we will analyze both the historical and conceptual
frameworks that he is developing in this text. A secondary aim of
this seminar will be to consider a more contemporary set of
discussions in which the work has gained traction.

Primary text:
Birth of the Clinic, Michel Foucault (1963)

Examples of Secondary materials to be brought into the discussion:
-Foucault, Gilles Deleuze, (1986)
-Biopower and the Emergence of Modern Architecture, Sven-Olov Wallenstein ( 2009)
-Rebirth of the Clinic, Ed. Cindy Patton ( 2010)

Contact: aarichmond@hotmail.com


October 17
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm


3610 McTavish, 2nd floor
Montreal,QuebecH3A 1Y2Canada
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