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Dr Alex Corcos

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Email: A dot Corcos dot 1 at warwick dot ac dot uk

Humanities Building
University Road
University of Warwick
Coventry CV4 7AL

Research Interests

Modern and contemporary French thought, politics and cinema.


'Mouvement/Occupation/Debout: The Situationist International and their legacy of protest', Modern & Contemporary France, 26, (2018), 165-178.

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Conference Papers

'Vivre sans temps mort et jouir sans entraves: Mustapha Khayati, The Situationist International and the build up to May '68 in the universities', Unveiling Hidden Discourses: 1968 Fifty Years Later, University of Warwick, May 2018.

'Internationale situationniste', May '68 in Reviews, University of Birmingham, April 2018.

'Legacies of May: Nuit Debout and the Situationist International', Révoltes et Révolutions, The University of Louisianna at Lafayette, March 2018.

'Communication contenant sa propre critique: The Situationists contra Jean-Luc Godard.' Film-Philosophy, Lancaster, July 2017.

Entreprise de terrorisme cinématographique: Violence and Détournement in Guy Debord’s Film.’ Film-Philosophy, Edinburgh, July 2016.

Ne Travaillez Jamais: The Refusal of Work according to Maurizio Lazzarato and the Situationist International.’ Work Stories: Documenting, Narrating and Representing the French Workplace, Institute for Modern Languages Research, London, April 2016.

Psychogéographie, dérive, urbanisme unitaire: The Early Situationists.’ Space and Place’, Warwick School of Modern Languages and Cultures Postgraduate Conference, University of Warwick, February 2013.

‘Resistance to Narrativity in Francois Ozon’s Sitcom.’ Birkbeck Research in Aesthetics of Kinship and Community Postgraduate Conference, Birkbeck College, University of London, May 2012.


BA, PhD (Warwick), MA (Birkbeck, London)