2018 LACAN ÉCRITS CONFERENCE

Book available during the conference; special conference reductions.

Keynotes by

Eve Watson

Eve Watson

IICP College

Eve Watson, Ph.D. is a psychoanalytic practitioner and academic working in Dublin, Ireland. Her recent book is Clinical Encounters in Sexuality: Psychoanalytic Practice and Queer Theory (Punctum, 2017) and she is the Editor of Lacunae, the International Journal for Lacanian Psychoanalysis, a peer-reviewed journal. She is a member of the Association for Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy in Ireland (APPI).

Dany Nobus

Dany Nobus

Brunel University London, GB

Clinical Psychologist, Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist and Chair of the Freud Museum London. His main research interests include the history, theory and practice of psychoanalysis, the history of psychiatry, and the intersections between psychoanalysis, philosophy and the arts. He is the author, most recently, of The Law of Desire: On Lacan’s ‘Kant with Sade’ (Palgrave, 2017)

Patricia Gherovici

Patricia Gherovici

University of Pennsylvania

Psychoanalyst and analytic supervisor. She is co-founder and director of the Philadelphia Lacan Group and Associate Faculty, Psychoanalytic Studies Minor, University of Pennsylvania (PSYS). Her most recent book is Transgender Psychoanalysis: A Lacanian Perspective On Sexual Difference (Routledge, 2017)

Adrian Johnston

Adrian Johnston

University of New Mexico at Albuquerque

Adrian Johnston is a Professor in the Department of Philosophy at the University of New Mexico at Albuquerque and Chair of the Department of Philosophy at UNM.  His most recent books are Irrepressible Truth:  On Lacan’s “The Freudian Thing” (Palgrave Macmillan, 2017) and A New German Idealism: Hegel, Žižek, and Dialectical Materialism (Columbia University Press, 2018).

Ed Pluth

Ed Pluth

California State University, Chico

Ed Pluth is Professor of Philosophy at California State University, Chico. He is the author of Signifiers and Acts (SUNY 2007) and Alain Badiou (Polity 2010) and co-editor of Neuroscience and Critique (Routledge 2016), as well as numerous essays on psychoanalytic theory and contemporary continental philosophy.

Paul Verhaeghe

Paul Verhaeghe

University Ghent

Paul Verhaeghe is a clinical psychologist by training, psychoanalyst by education. He works as a professor at the University of Ghent. Since 2000, his interest has mainly focused on the impact of social changes on psychological and psychiatric difficulties.

Bruce Fink

Lacanian Psychoanalyst | Author | Private Practice

Bruce Fink is a practicing Lacanian psychoanalyst and analytic supervisor. He is a member of the École de la Cause freudienne in Paris and a board member of the Pittsburgh Psychoanalytic Center. He has translated several of Lacan’s works into English and is the author of numerous books on Lacan.

Chairs:

Derek Hook, Calum Neill, Stijn Vanheule

Call for papers

The conference will have 4 parallel sessions, where papers with a maximum length of 2000 words can be presented (15-20 minutes) and discussed.

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University of Ghent

Department of Psychoanalysis and Clinical Consulting

Conference

21-22 September 2018

Call for papers

15 March 2018

Panel submission

15 March 2018