Seminar Readings

Meetings to discuss one of Jacques Lacan's Seminars.

  • 2023,  2023 salon,  2024,  2024 salon,  Archive,  Meetings,  Seminar Readings

    Fall 2023 / Spring 2024: Seminar XI and XII(1964) by Jacques Lacan 

    The Four Fundamental Concepts of Psychoanalysis September 12, 2023 Seminar 2, 3, 4, 5-  The Unconscious and Repetition (pgs 17-67) Facilitator: Hilda Fernández September 26, 2023 Seminar 6 – The Split Between the Eye and the Gaze (pgs 67-79) Facilitator: Alois Sieben October 10 – ONLINE session: email contactlacansalon@gmail.com for the Zoom link) Seminar 13 & 14- The Deconstruction of the Drive and The Partial Drive and its Circuit  (pgs 161-187) Facilitator: Sanem Guvenc…

  • 2017,  2017,  Archive,  Meetings,  Previous Salons,  Seminar Readings

    Spring 2017 / Fall 2017 Schedule

    The Logic of Fantasy By Jacques Lacan Book XIV Translated by Cormac Gallagher, here. January 10 I. Session of 16 November 1966 Facilitated by: Paul Kingsbury January 24 II. Session of  23 November 1966 Facilitated by: Chris Dzierzawa February 7 III. Session of 30 November 1966 Facilitated by: Clint Burnham Additional reading: Jacques Alain Miller ‘Suture’ February 21 IV. Session of 7 December 1966 Facilitated by: Group discussion March 7 V. Session of 14…

  • 2016,  2016,  Archive,  Meetings,  Previous Salons,  Seminar Readings

    Spring 2016 / Fall 2016 Schedule

    Transference, by Jacques Lacan, Book VIII Translated by Bruce Fink Spinoza’s Ethics Presented by Neven Knezevic Feb. 15th – Oct. 18 January 5  I. In the Beginning Was Love Facilitator: Hilda Fernandez January 19 II. Set and Characters Facilitator: Paul Kingsbury February 2 III. The Metaphor of Love: Phaedrus Facilitator: Pascal Christeller February 16 Introduction and Spinoza’s Doctrine of Substance, Overview of Ethics I Facilitator: Neven Knezevic IV. The Psychology of…

  • 2015,  2015,  Archive,  Meetings,  Previous Salons,  Seminar Readings

    Fall 2015 Schedule

    Desire and its Interpretation By Jacques Lacan Seminar VI September 8 Seminar 20 (13.5.59) The Fundamental Phantasm Facilitator: Hilda Fernandez September 22 Seminar 21 (20.5.59) The Form of the Cut Facilitator: Alma Krilic October 6 Seminar 22 (27.5.59) Cut and Phantasm Facilitator: Chris Dzierzawa October 20 Seminar 23 (3.6.59) The Function of the Subjective Feint Facilitator: Clint Burnham November 3 Seminar 24 (10.6.59) The Neurotic’s Dialectic of Desire Facilitator: Désirée Jung…

  • 2014,  2014,  Previous Salons,  Seminar Readings

    Fall 2014 / Spring 2015 Schedule

    Desire and its Interpretation By Jacques Lacan Seminar VI September 9 Annual General Meeting  September 23 Seminar 1 (12.11.58) Construction of the Graph Facilitator: Chris Dzierzawa October 7 Seminar 2 (19.11.58)   Explicatory Supplement Facilitator: Alessandra Caperdoni October 21 Seminar 3 (26.11.58) The Dream of the Dead Father : “He didn’t know that he was dead…” Facilitator: Paul Kingsbury Supplementary reading: “The Unconscious”, Freud (1915) November 4 Seminar 4 (3.12.58)  Little Anna’s…

  • 2013,  2013,  Archive,  Meetings,  Previous Salons,  Seminar Readings

    Fall 2013 / Spring 2014 Schedule

    Anxiety, Seminar X, by Jacques Lacan September 3 Seminar 1 (14 Nov/62), pp. 2-12 Facilitator: Hilda Fernandez. ALSO Freud Inhibitions, Symptoms and Anxiety (1926) SE XX September 17  Seminar 2 (21 Nov/62), pp. 13-23 Facilitator: Chris Dzierzawa October 1  Seminar 3 (28 Nov/62), pp. 24-35; supplemental reading, Heidegger, chapt. 30 of Being & Time – “Fear as a mode of state-of-mind” Facilitator: Wayne Wapeemukwa October 15  Seminar 4 (5 Dec/62), pp. 36-47 Facilitator: Clint Burnham October 29  Seminar 5 (12 Dec/62), pp. 48-61 Facilitator: Alma…

  • 2012,  2012,  Archive,  Meetings,  Previous Salons,  Seminar Readings

    Fall 2012 / Spring 2013 Schedule

    September 4 The Mirror Stage as Formative of the I Function as Revealed in Psychoanalytical Experience  (1949) pp 75-81; Aggressiveness in Psychoanalysis (1948) pp 82-101; ALSO Freud, “On Narcissism” (1914) SE XIV (pp 69-102) Facilitated by Hilda Fernandez  September 19 “The Freudian Thing, or the Meaning of the Return to Freud in Psychoanalysis,” in Jacques Lacan, Écrits, trans. Bruce Fink, pp 334-363/401-436.* Facilitator: Désirée Jung ALSO Freud, ” On The History Of The Psychoanalytic…

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    Summer 2012 / Lacan Salon Reading Group

    Žižek reading group Less than Nothing: Hegel and the Shadow of Dialectical Materialism Venue: Access Gallery 222 E Georgia 7-9 pm Tuesdays July 3 Introduction, Part I: The Drink Before; Chapter 1 Vacillating the Semblances, Chapter 2 Where There is Nothing, Read that I love you (pp 1-135) July 10  Chapt 3 Fichte’s Choice, Part II: The Thing Itself: Hegel; Chapt 4 Is it still possible to be a Hegelian today?…