Event: ‘Into the Wild’: A Lacanian Reading

‘Into the Wild’:
A Lacanian Reading

with Derek Hook, Michael Miller, Calum Neill

Friday 10th of March, 13:00 – 15:00

Edinburg Napier University
Sighthill Campus
Room 2D13

FREE and open to all


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The tragic story of Christopher McCandless’s 1992 expedition into the Alaskan wilderness captured the imagination of many as it was told by Sean Penn’s film Into the Wild. The young McCandless turned his back on a prosperous middle class life, breaking with friends and family, took on a new name, and pursued a solitary life in the hope of a purer existence. He came to be considered a hero by some, a disturbed loner by others.

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