John Protevi

John Protevi 

Chair, Department of French Studies (August 2014 -- August 2017)
Phyllis M Taylor Professor of French Studies
Professor of Philosophy

PhD: PhD, Philosophy, Loyola University Chicago 1990
Phone: (225)578-6627


Personal website:
Office: 416D Hodges


Area of ​​Interest

Contemporary French philosophy (Foucault, Deleuze); the biological, cognitive, and affective sciences


Awards & Honors

Distinguished Research Master, LSU, 2015
Distinguished Visiting Professor, Pennsylvania State University, Institute for the Arts and Humanities, Spring 2015
Niebuhr Lecturer, Elmhurst College, 2014 
LSU Distinguished Faculty Award, 2013
Scots Philosophical Association Centenary Fellow 2012
LSU Tiger Athletic Foundation Faculty Teaching Award, May 2009


Selected Publications

Life, War, Earth. Deleuze and the sciences (University of Minnesota Press, 2013). Click here for a link to this book, and click here for a link to the Preface and Introduction of the book.

Political Affect:. Connecting the Social and the Somatic (University of Minnesota Press, 2009). Click here for the link to this book, and here for a debate of this book.


Recent and upcoming talks : click here for a list.

Recent graduate seminars : Bergson, Badiou, Deleuze, and Foucault