Seminar CANCELLED

Unfortunately, our planned speaker for Tuesday May 8 has had to cancel his trip. The seminar ‘From Hedonism to the Symptom: The Destiny of Lust’ with Aaron Schuster is therefore cancelled. We apologise for the disappointment.

We will be back next month with Derek Hook on June 29. Details will be posted here shortly.

 

What is a Cartel? – Reading Groups and How to Get Involved

A cartel can be defined as ‘any group of Lacanians who come together to study a text’ (Gallagher: 2010: 17). It is a formation integral to the process of making sense of Lacan’s texts, or any other psychoanalytic text or topic, and can be joined by anyone with an interest in Lacanian theory. Keep reading to find out what it is and how you can get involved in one.

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Event: Screening & Discussion of ‘Fifteen Million Merits’

Facebook event found here.

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FOR FRIDAY MARCH 9 @ 7PM, EDINBURGH NAPIER’S MERCHISTON CAMPUS (IN BRUNTSFIELD), ROOM G24.

Join us at the Banshee Labyrinth for a screening of the Black Mirror episode “Fifteen Million Merits”, followed by a discussion of possible connections with Lacanian psychoanalytic theory – exploring notions of escapism, sexuality, and capitalism as depicted in this episode.

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Event: Lacan, Joyce and Discourse

Lacan, Joyce and Discourse

Panel Presentation with Daniel Bristow, Raul Moncayo & Calum Neill

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/270039896782741/

This panel will take the form of presentations which will bring into conversation the writing of James Joyce and the thinking of Jacques Lacan in a manner which pushes us to question the ways each can be used to elucidate the other

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The Palgrave Lacan Series

The Palgrave Lacan Series is a book series for new work written in the Lacanian field, edited by Calum Neill (Edinburgh Napier University, UK) and Derek Hook (Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, USA). This book series promises new, insightful contributions to the field. One book was released last year, one is due to be released this month, another in April (see below) and more on the way later in the year by authors such as Dany Nobus and Adrian Johnston.

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