Foreword: This is a rather extensive digression on two topics and a series of thought experiments that particularly interest me. Why we are not living in a panopticon at this moment: One of the most common pitfalls, in my opinion, when comparing the panopticon of a prison with modern day real life surveillance is … Continue reading Some Thoughts on Panopticism
Video recording and slides for Christina Hendricks’ lecture on Foucault’s Discipline and Punish for the Seeing and Knowing theme, February 2016.
In Arts One this week we are discussing Foucault’s Discipline and Punish, but just parts 1 and 3. I gave a lecture early on in the week, and realized the next day that there was something I should have done in the lecture: because this text is complex, how the parts fit together may not […]