Writings

 

Books

 

B. Evans (2021, Forthcoming) State of Disappearance (Montreal, McGill-Queens University Press)

 

B. Evans & A. Parr (2020, Forthcoming) Violence: An Anthology  (London, Pluto Press)

B. Evans (2020, Forthcoming) Ecce Humanitas: Beholding the Pain of Humanity (New York, Columbia University Press)

B. Evans (2019) The Atrocity Exhibition: Life in an Age of Total Violence (Los Angeles, LA Review of Books Press)

B. Evans & N. Lennard (2018) Violence: Humans in Dark Times (San Francisco, City Lights)

B. Evans & T. Carver [eds.] (2017) Histories of Violence: An Introduction to Post War Critical Thought (London, Zed Books)

 

B. Evans & S. M. Wilson (2016) Portraits of Violence: An Illustrated History of Radical Thinking (London, New Internationalist)

 

B. Evans & H. A. Giroux (2015) Disposable Futures: The Seduction of Violence in the Age of the Spectacle (San Francisco, City Lights)

 

B. Evans & J. Reid (2014) Resilient Life: The Art of Living Dangerously (Cambridge, Polity Press) 

B. Evans (2013) Liberal Terror (Cambridge, Polity Press) 

 

B. Evans & J. Reid [eds.] (2013) Deleuze & Fascism: Security, War & Aesthetics (London, Routledge) 

 

 

Edited Volumes

 

B. Evans & A. Boever [eds.] (2015) "The Event of Life: Commemorating the 20th Anniversary of the death of Gilles Deleuze" (LA Review of Books, Nov)

 

B. Evans & K. Tester [eds.] (2015) “Hiroshima & Nagasaki: 70th Anniversary of the Bombings” (Thesis Eleven Vol. 129 (1) ISSN 0725-5136)

 

B. Evans [ed.] (2011) “Against the Day: Liberal War” (The South Atlantic Quarterly, Vol. 110 (3) ISSN 0038-2876) 

 

B. Evans & C. Bell [eds.] (2010) “Post-Intervention Societies” (Journal of Intervention & State Building, Vol. 5 (4) ISSN 1750-2977)

 

B. Evans & L. Guillaume [eds.] (2010) "Special Symposium on Deleuze & War” (Theory & Event, Vol. 13 (3) ISSN 1092-311X) 

 

 

Journal Articles

 

B. Evans & H. A. Giroux (2016) "Imagination Warfare: Targeting Youths on the Everyday Battlefields of the 21st Century" (Social Identities: Journal for the study of Race, Nation & Culture) ISSN 1350-4630

 

B. Evans (2016) "Liberal Violence: The Benjaminian Divine to the Angels of History" (Theory & Event Vol. 19 (1) ISSN 1092-311X)

 

B. Evans & H. A. Giroux (2015) "Intolerable Violence" (Symploke Vol. 23 (1 & 2) ISSN 1069-0697) 197-219

 

B. Evans & J. Reid (2015) "Exhausted by Resilience: Response Commentaries. Forum on Brad Evans & Julian Reid's Resilient Life" (Resilience Vol. 3.2) 

B. Evans & K. Tester [eds.] (2015) “Introduction to Hiroshima & Nagasaki: 70th Anniversary of the Bombings” (Thesis Eleven Vol. 129 (1) ISSN 0725-5136)

 

B. Evans & J. Reid (2013) “Dangerously Exposed: The Life and Death of the Resilient Subject” (Resilience Vol. 1 (2) ISSN 2169-3293) 1-22.

 

B. Evans (2011) “Liberal War: Introducing the Ten Key Principles of 21st Century Bio-Political Warfare” (The South Atlantic Quarterly, Vol. 110 (3) ISSN 0038-2876) 747-756

 

B. Evans & C. Bell (2010) “Post-Intervention Societies: An Introduction” (Journal of Intervention & State Building, Vol. 5 (1) ISSN 1750-2977) 363-370.

 

B. Evans & C. Bell (2010) “Terrorism to Insurgency: Mapping the Post-Intervention Security Terrain” (Journal of Intervention & State Building, Vol. 5 (1) ISSN 1750-2977) 371-390.

 

B. Evans & L. Guillaume (2010) “Deleuze & War: An Introduction” (Theory & Event, Vol. 13 (3) Special Symposium on Deleuze & War, ISSN 1092-311X)

 

B. Evans (2010) “Terror in All Eventuality” (Theory & Event, Vol. 13 (3) Special Symposium on Deleuze & War, ISSN 1092-311X) 

 

B. Evans (2010) “Foucault’s Legacy: Security, War & Violence in the 21st Century” (Security Dialogue Vol. 41 (4) ISSN 1460-3640) 413-433

 

B. Evans (2010) “Life Resistance: Towards a Different Concept of the Political” (Deleuze Studies Vol. 4 (3) ISSN 1750-2241) 142-162

 

B. Evans (2009) “Revolution Without Violence” (Peace Review, Vol. 21 (1), ISSN 1040-2659) 85-94

 

B. Evans (2008) “The Zapatista Insurgency: Bringing the Political Back into Conflict Analysis” (New Political Science, Vol. 30 (4) ISSN 0739-3148) 497-520

 

Chapters in Books

 

B. Evans (2020, Forthcoming) "Violence in a Post-liberal World" in J. Fiori et. al [eds.] Humanitarianism & Liberal Order Order (London, Hurst Press)

B. Evans & G. Yancy (2020, Forthcoming) "The Perils of Being a Black Philosopher" in G. Yancy, Thinking Across Black Spaces (Malden, Rowman & Littlefield)

 

B.  Evans & J. Akomfrah (2020, Forthcoming) "Landscapes of Violence" in W. Crichlow [ed.] Spaces of New Colonialism: the city, the school & the museum (New York, Peter Lang)

 

B. Evans (2019) "The Rhondda Valleys" in M. Kelly [ed.] Homes for Heroes: Council Estate Memories (Bristol, Bristol Festival of Ideas) 

 

B. Evans (2018) "Violence" in J. De Leo [ed.] The Bloomsbury Handbook of Literary and Cultural Theory (Bloomsbury, London)

B. Evans (2017) "Dead in the Waters" in A. Baldwin & G. Bettini [eds.] Life adrift: critical reflections on climate change and migration (Maryland, Rowman & Littlefield) 

 

B. Evans & T. Carver (2017) “The Subject of Violence” in B. Evans & T. Carver [eds.] Histories of Violence: An Introduction to Post War Critical Thought (London, Zed Books)

B. Evans (2017) “Michel Foucault” in B. Evans & T. Carver [eds.] Histories of Violence: An Introduction to Post War Critical Thought (London, Zed Books)

 

B. Evans & J. Reid (2016) "The Subject of Resilience" in D. Chandler [ed.] Routledge Handbook of International Resilience (London, Routledge) 

 

B. Evans & H. A. Giroux (2016) "Imagination Warfare: Targeting Youths on the Everyday Battlefields of the 21st Century" In H. A. Giroux, America at War With Itself (CityLights)

 

B. Evans & H. A. Giroux (2014) “Intellectual Violence in the Age of Gated Intellectuals”. In H. A. Giroux, Neoliberalism’s War on Higher Education (Haymarket Books)

 

B. Evans (2013) “Fascism & the Bio-Political”. In B. Evans & J. Reid [eds.] Deleuze & Fascism: Securitisation, War & Aesthetics (London, Routledge)

 

B. Evans & M. Duffield (2011) “Bio-Spheric Security: How the Merger Between Development, Security & the Environment [Desenex] is Retrenching Fortress Europe”. In P. Burgess & S. Gutwirth [eds.] A Threat Against Europe? Security, Migration and Integration (Brussels, VUB Press)

 

LA Review of Books

 

B. Evans & R. Scranton, Violence is Freedom (The LA Review of Books, November 4th 2019)

B. Evans & A. Taek-Gwang, The Ghosts of Civilised Violence (The LA Review of Books, October 7th 2019)

 

B. Evans & H. A. Giroux, Life in Zones of Abandonment (The LA Review of Books, August 5th 2019)

B. Evans & N. Lennard, What does an Anti-Fascist Life actually feel like? (The LA Review of Books, July 1st 2019)

B. Evans & L. Gordon, Thinking Art in a Decolonial Way (The LA Review of Books, June 3rd 2019)

 

B. Evans & D. Panagia, The Violence of the Algorithm (The LA Review of Books, May 6th 2019)

B. Evans & S. Critchley, The Tragedy of Existence (The LA Review of Books, April 22nd 2019)

B. Evans & M. Rosler, When Art is Born of Resistance (The LA Review of Books, February 4th 2019)

B. Evans & S. Sassen, The Expulsion of Humanity (The LA Review of Books, January 7th 2019)

B. Evans & M. Duffield, The Death of Humanitarianism (The LA Review of Books, November 26th 2018) 

B. Evans & C. Meza, The Intimate Witness: Art & the Disappeared of History (The LA Review of Books, October 22nd 2018)

 

B. Evans & G. Anidjar, Anatomy of Destruction (The LA Review of Books, September 17th 2018)

B. Evans & L. Berlant, Without Exception: On the Ordinariness of Violence (The LA Review of Books, July 30th 2018)

B. Evans & T. May, Non-Violence & the Ghost of Fascism (The LA Review of Books, May 21st 2018)

 

B. Evans & M. Shapiro, Violence & the Art of the Political (The LA Review of Books, April 2nd 2018)

B. Evans & A. Feldman, Living with Disappearance (The LA Review of Books, February 28th 2018)

B. Evans & E. Manning, Neuro-diversity & Policing the Norm (The LA Review of Books, January 2nd 2018) 

 

B. Evans & E. Scarry, The Intimate Life of Violence (The LA Review of Books, December 4th 2017) 

B. Evans & R. Brand, Recovering from an Addicted Life (The LA Review of Books, November 15th 2017)

B. Evans & B. Massumi, Affect, Power, Violence - the political is not personal (The LA Review of Books, November 13th 2017) 

B. Evans & J. Chapman, The Violence of Art (The LA Review of Books, October 7th 2017)

B. Evans & C. Alden, Operatic Violence (The LA Review of Books, September 11th 2017)

B. Evans & D. T. Goldberg, Violence to Thought (The LA Review of Books, July 10th 2017) 

B. Evans & J. Akomfrah, Landscapes of Violence (The LA Review of Books, June 5th 2017)

 

B. Evans & T. McCarthy, Literary Violence (The LA Review of Books, May 8th 2017)

B. Evans & N. Muyanga, Songs in the Key of Revolution (The LA Review of Books, March 27th 2017) 

B. Evans & B. L. Ettinger, To Feel the World's Pain and Its Beauty (The LA Review of Books, February 27th 2017) 

B. Evans & A. Jaar Violence is Our Present Condition (The LA Review of Books, February 6th 2017)

B. Evans & G. Helnwein Confronting the Intolerable (The LA Review of Books, January 23rd 2017)

B. Evans & O. Stone, Violence: The Directors Eye (The LA Review of Books, January 23rd 2017)

NYT Series

B. Evans, Humans in Dark Times (The New York Times, The Stone, Feb 23rd 2017) 

B. Evans  & R. Bernstein, The Intellectual Life of Violence (The New York Times, The Stone, Jan 26th 2017)

 

B. Evans  & B. L. Ettinger, Art in a Time of Atrocity (The New York Times, The Stone, December 16th 2016)

B. Evans  & S. Forti, Who is Evil, and Who is the Victim? (The New York Times, The Stone, September 17th 2016)

 

B. Evans & G. Chakravorty Spivak, When Law is Not Justice (The New York Times, The Stone, July 13th 2016)

B. Evans & H. A. Giroux, The Violence of Forgetting (The New York Times, The Stone, June 20th 2016)

B. Evans & Z. Bauman, The Refugee Crisis is Humanity's Crisis (The New York Times, The Stone, May 2nd 2016)

 

B. Evans & G. Yancy, The Perils of Being a Black Philosopher (The New York Times, The Stone, April 18th 2016)

 

B. Evans & S. Critchley, The Theater of Violence (The New York Times, The Stone, March 14th 2016)

 

B. Evans & N. Lennard, Thinking Against Violence (The New York Times, The Stone, December 16th 2015)

 

Other Dialogues

 

B. Evans & H. A. Giroux (2015) "Challenging a Disposable Future" (TruthOut May 10th) 

 

B. Evans & T. Pollard (2014) “Education, The Politics of Resilience & The War on Youth: An Interview with Brad Evans” (Review of Education and Critical Pedagogy Vol. 36. No. 3)

 

B. Evans & G. Pollock (2013) “Public Intellectuals Resisting Global Violence: An Interview with Brad Evans” (TruthOut, 27th January)

 

B. Evans & M. Hardt (2010) “Barbarians to Savages: Liberal War Inside and Out” (Theory & Event, Vol. 13 (3) Special Symposium on Deleuze & War, ISSN 1092-311X)

 

Media Articles

 

B. Evans, Why Cant we all grieve for Notre Dame? (Newsweek, April 16th 2019)

B. Evans, Speak No Evil: What we can learn from Jacinda Arden's response to Christchurch (Newsweek, March 22nd 2019)

B. Evans, Wounds in Time: Why we need Rothko more than ever (The Los Angeles Review of Books, October 3rd 2018)

B. Evans, What does it mean to Celebrate International Peace Day? ​(Counterpunch, September 21st 2018)

 

B. Evans, Painting a State of Terror (Artlyst, November 11th 2017)

B. Evans, An Open Letter to Mara Fernanda Castilla (Counterpunch, September 22nd 2017)

B. Evans, Remembering the 43​ (The Los Angeles Review of Books, September 9th 2017)

 

B. Evans & N Muyanga, Songs in the Key of Revolution (The Herald, South Africa, May 29th 2017)

B. Evans, Why we should all read Alice in Wonderland right now (The Los Angeles Review of Books, May 27th 2017)

B. Evans, The language of ‘terror’ serves political ends – we owe it to our children to find real answers (The Conversation, May 25th 2017)

B. Evans, Can we leave the Atrocity Exhibition? (TruthOut, March 23rd 2017)

B. Evans & H. A. Giroux, Have we Become Spectators Instead of Witnesses to Violence in Our Times? (Alternet, December 12th 2015) 

 

B. Evans & H. A. Giroux, The War on Terror is a War On Youth: Paris & the impoverishment of the future (TruthOut, November 24th 2015)

 

B. Evans, How do we tell our children about the violence in Paris? (TruthOut, November 16th 2015)

 

B. Evans, The Event of Life: Commemorating the 20th Anniversary of the death of Gilles Deleuze (LA Review of Books, Nov 15th 2015)

 

B. Evans, A Review of Simona Forti's "New Demons: Power & Evil in the World Today (Notre Dame Philosophical Review, Oct 3rd 2015)

 

B. Evans, Education as a Form of Political Intervention (Annual Newsletter, No. 14, Comparative Literature Association of China, Sept 2015)

 

B. Evans & H. A. Giroux, Self Plagiarism & The Politics of Character Assassination: The Case of Zygmunt Bauman (TruthOut & CounterPunch, August 27th/30th 2015)

 

B. Evans, A Beautiful Death (Warscapes, April 10th 2015)

 

B. Evans, Life After Foucault: A Review of Michael Dillon's Biopolitics of Security (Antipode, March 6th 2015)

 

B. Evans, The Eyes of the World (TruthOut, January 16th 2015)

 

B. Evans, Facing the Intolerable: A Review of Jacques Ranciere’s Figures of History (LA Review of Books, November 11th 2014)

 

B. Evans, Another War, Another Evil: Havent we Learned the Devil Cannot be Slain? (TruthOut, September 26th 2014)

 

B. Evans & G. Esteva, Violence & Hope in Chiapas: Pedogogies by The Globally Oppressed (TruthOut, July 1st 2014)

 

B. Evans, Terminal Life: On the Pure Space of Neoliberalism (TruthOut, June 14th 2014)

 

B. Evans & H. A. Giroux, Disposable Futures (TruthOut, June 1st 2014)

 

B. Evans, Zygmunt Bauman’s Warning from History (Social Europe, March 31st 2014)

 

B. Evans & A. Parr, Turning a Blind Eye to the Political Promise of the Financial Crises (The World Financial Review, March 2014)

 

B. Evans, What Really Terrifies Us About the Missing Malaysian Airliner? (Social Europe, March 19th 2014)

 

B. Evans & A. Parr, Are Some lives Disposable? (Al Jazeera, Feb 14th 2014)

 

B. Evans, As We Remember the Atrocities of the 20th Century, We Must Change the Way We Think About Mass Violence (The Independent, Feb 4th 2014)

 

B. Evans & J. Reid, The Promise of Violence in The Age of Catastophe (TruthOut, Jan 5th 2014)

 

B. Evans & J. Reid, Branding the Revolution (TruthOut, Nov 25th 2013)

 

B. Evans, London’s Spectacle of Violence: What’s to be Gained by Calling it Terror (TruthOut, May 23rd 2013)    

 

B. Evans, Militarization of London Olympics Shows One More Host Country's Fetish for Displays of Force (Truth Out, July 23rd 2012)

 

B. Evans, How We Learned to Fight Wars at a Distance (Social Europe, November 3rd 2011)

 

B. Evans & S. Critchley, 9/11- A Duty to Remember But What? (Social Europe, August 31st 2011)

 

B. Evans & S. Critchley, New Thinking is Needed On September 11th (The Guardian, August 31st 2011)