2018 LACAN ÉCRITS CONFERENCE

Program

Friday 21 september

 

 

09.00 – 09.30:

Introduction Conference Écrits (Stijn Vanheule, Ghent University)

 

 

09.30 -10.30:

Keynote Dany Nobus (Brunel University)

Lacan with Sade: On Writing as Object of Desire

Chair: Stijn Vanheule (Ghent University)

 

10.30 – 11.00:

Coffee break

 

11.00 – 12.30:

Parallel sessions (5 rooms – 3 papers/20 min + discussion)

PANEL TITLE
1

 

Chair:

Mostafa Fani

Bart Rabaey (Private Practice, Belgium)

The Subject and the Lie: From méconnaissance to mensonge

 

Constance De Meulder (Private Practice, Belgium)

The Subject and the Lie: Lacan’s méconnaissance and Sartre’s mauvaise foi

 

Dimitri Van Puymbroeck (Private Practice, Belgium)

The Subject and the Lie: Clinical Implications of Lacan’s L-schema

2

Chair:

Emma Ingala Gómez

Gabriel Tupinambá (PUC-Rio, Brazil) – via skype

Modeling and its Vicissitudes: A Critique of Lacanian Ideology

 

Samo Tomsic (Humboldt-Universität, Germany)

Critical Epistemology and The Problem of Resistance

 

Cindy Zeiher (University of Canterbury, New Zealand)

What Does Science do to the Subject?

3

Chair:

Rosa De Geest

Mattias Desmet (Ghent University, Belgium)

A Walk on the Graph

 

Eline Trenson (Ghent University, Belgium)

The Importance of Being Allowed to Suffer – A Clinical Case

 

Ellen Bisschop (Ghent University, Belgium)

Wendy Dossche ((Ghent University, Belgium)

 

The Subversion of the Subject: A Clinical Reading

4

 

Chair:

Gregory Trotter

David Schrans (Ghent University, Belgium)

The Birth of the Symbolic

 

Marco Ferrari (Università degli Studi di Padova, Italy)

To use Hegel’s term against and with him. Towards a Lacanian

(underlying) Hegelianism

 

Adrian Ortiz (Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentinia)

À propos d’Interventions sur le transfert

5

Chair:

Dries Dulsster

Hub Zwart (Radboud Universiteit, the Netherlands)

The four discourses and the Möbius-Ring: Lacan’s Diagnostics of Contemporary Technoscience

 

Millar Isabel (Kingston School of Art, UK)

Algorithmic Extimacy: Enjoyment in the Age of Ordinary Psychosis

 

Jan de Vos (Independent researcher, Belgium)

Interpassivity going digital. Or, will object a be digitalized?

 

LUNCHBREAK

 

13.30-14.30:

Parallel sessions (5 rooms – 3 papers/20 min + discussion)

PANEL TITLE
1

Chair: Jan Devos

Damien Scolari (Côte d’Azur University, France)

A Lacanian Rereading of Beckett’s Work

 

Josephine Sharoni (University of Kent, UK)

Écrits and Literature: The Freudian Thing and Fantasy of Fiction

 

Alexander Venetis (University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands)

The “Occulted Signifier”: Jacques Lacan’s Critique of André Breton’s Notion of the Metaphor

2

Chair: Hub Zwart

Maysa Puccinelli (Brasilia University, Brazil)

Cinéma dans le miroir: Le stade du mirroir comme formateur du récit

 

Ronald Bahamondes Àlvarez (Universidad Diego Portales, Chile)

Some Reflections on Femininity and the Mirror Stage

 

Dana Tor (Tel Aviv University, Israel)

Stepping out of the Mirror: The Role of Shifters in Anne Sexton’s Poem “The Double Image”

3

Chair: Joachim Cauwe

Marleen Stevens & Dirk Bryssinck (Villa Voortman, Belgium)

On the Pitfalls and Perils of Publishing/Poubellication: some lessons from the field

 

Mahitosh Mandal (Presidency University, India)

Academic Pedagogy versus Clinical Praxis: A Critique of the Concept of “Teaching” in Lacan

 

Deniz Coral (University of Minnesota, USA)

Écrits and the Library; or, the Purloined Book

4

Chair: Isabel Millar

 

Dries Dulsster (Ghent University, Belgium)

Function and Field: A Qualitative Study

 

Matthew Oyer (Icahn School of Medicine, USA)

Funhouse Mirrors: Lacan and the Concept and Treatment of Personality

 

Amanda Diserholt (Edinburg Napier University, UK)

Fatigue as the Unconscious Refusal of the Other’s Demand

5

Chair:

Samo Tomsic

Grzegorz Michalik (Maria Curie-Slodowksa University, Poland)

Knowledge and Truth: Towards Psychoanalytic Epistemology

 

Alma Buholzer (Kingston University London, UK)

Suture, the Rational and the Real: A Reading of Lacan’s “Science and Truth”

 

Aino-Marjatta Mäki (Kingston University, UK)

Psychoanalysis After Finitude

 

14.45- 15.45:

Keynote Adrian Johnston (University of New Mexico, USA)

God is Undead: The Invisible Hand Rises from The Grave

Chair: Ariane Bazan (Université Libre de Bruxelles)

 

15.45-16.45:

Keynote Patricia Gherovici (University of Pennsylvania, USA)

Dr. Lacan, we have a situation here! 62 Years of Resistance

Chair:  Reitske Meganck (Ghent University)

 

16.45-17.15

coffee break

 

17.15- 18.00

Keynote Bruce Fink (private practice, USA & France)

What Makes Translating Lacan so Difficult

 

20.00

Diner with party afterwards

Saturday 22 september

 

 

10.00-11.00:

Keynote Paul Verhaeghe (Ghent University)

On the Position of the Unconscious

Chair: Calum Neill (Edinburgh Napier University)

 

 

11.00-11.30

Coffee break

 

 

11.30-13.00

Parallel sessions (5 rooms – 3 papers/20 min + discussion)

PANEL TITLE
1

Chair:

Cindy Zeiher

Gregory A. Trotter (Marquette University, USA)

Unconscious Structure in Sartre and Lacan

 

Gavin Rae (Universidad Carlos II de Madrid, Spain)

Questioning the Phallus: Jacques Lacan and Judith Butler

 

Jan Simončič (Institutum Studiorum Humanitatis, Slovenia)

Partisans of Psychoanalysis

2

Chair: Oliver Harris

Carlos Gómez-Camarena (Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico)

Psychoanalysis as Science of the Singular : The Logical Foundations of Science in the First Lacan and its Resonances with the Last Lacan

 

Emma Ingala (Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain)

Lacan’s Transcendental Philosophy: Between the Singular and the Universal

3

Chair: Loren Dent

Antoni Grzybowski (Jagiellonian University, Poland)

Taking Responsibility for the Presence of the Unconscious: Ethics of Psychoanalytic Practice in the “Position of the Unconscious”

 

Rodrigo Farías Rivas (Leiden University, the Netherlands)

The Death Drive Écrit: From the Aporetics of the Biological to the Challenges of the Ethical

 

Giacomo Croci (Freie Universität Berlin, Germany)

Desire and Second-Natural Life: Lacan and Post-Analytic Thought

4

Chair:

Pietro Bianchi

 

Chenyang Wang (Birckbeck University, UK)

Time Against Logic: Real Time as a Critique of Intersubjectivity in Lacan’s “Logical Time” Essay

 

Arka Chattopdhyay (Indian Institute of Technology, India)

Logical Space in Lacan’s Purloined Letter

 

Rosa De Geest (Ghent University, Belgium)

Time Limited Therapy vs Temps Logique

 

5

Chair: Tamar Gerstenhaber

Sigi Jöttkandt (UNSW, Australia)

Post-interpretation and the Climate Change Imaginary: Nabokov’s Lettrocalamity

 

Keren Shafir (Tel Aviv University, Israel)

The Function and Field of Language and the Poetics of Mourning

 

Paul Earlie (University of Bristol, UK)

Psychoanalysis and Rhetoric: From Freud to Lacan

 

 

LUNCHBREAK

 

 

14.00- 15.00:

Parallel sessions (5 rooms – 3 papers/20 min + discussion)

PANEL TITLE
1

Chair: Junior Ingouf

Laura Chernaik (Site for Contemporary Psychoanalysis, UK)

Body Symptoms as Return in the Real

 

Deborah Klajnman (Université Côte d’Azur, France)

The Extraction of the Object and the Notion of Psychic Reality in Neurosis and Psychosis

 

Alireza Taheri (Toronto Psychoanalytic Society and Institute, Canada)

Specter of Madness: On the Identity-in-Difference of Insanity and Being-Human

2

 

Evi Verbeke (Ghent University, Belgium)

Lacan on Agressiveness

 

Goedele Hermans (Ghent University, Belgium)

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3

 

Pietro Bianchi (Duke University, USA)

The Killing of a Sacred Thing. On Verneinung, Negation and Other (Mathematical) Related Matters

 

Hilda Fernandez Alvarez (Simon Fraser University, Canada)

From the Signifier to the Letter: The Process of Residual Inscription

 

Cathrine Bjørnholt Michaelsen (Copenhagen Business School, Denmark)

The Precariousness of Reality

4

 

Chair: Sigi Jöttkandt

Loren Dent (Lenox Hill Hospital, USA)

The Tripe Butcher

 

Diego Semerene (Oxford Brookes University, UK)

Crafting The Impenetrable Body All Over Again: Digital Masculinity as Aggressive Response to Trauma

 

Nicol Thomas (Australian Centre for Psychoanalysis, Australia)

What’s Lack Got to Do with it? Deus-ex-Machina and the Betrayal of Desire

 

5

 

Oliver Harris (Institute of Continuing Education Cambridge, UK)

Antiquity in the Écrits

 

Tamar Gerstenhaber (Tel Aviv University, Israel)

Upon the Wounded Hour

 

 

15.00-15.15:

Coffee break

 

 

15u15- 16.15:

Keynote Ed Pluth (California State University, USA)

Lacan, Psychoanalysis, and the Subject of Science

Chair: Mattias Desmet (Ghent University)

 

 

16.15-17.15:

Keynote Eve Watson (IICP College, Ireland)

The Shine of Absences: Lacan’s Remarks on the Feminine in the Fifties

Chair: Hilda Fernandez Alvarez (Simon Fraser University)