News – October 2011
- The latest edition of The Symptom, the free online journal of Lacan.com, is now up on the site. Number 12 includes selected translations from the Lacan Quotidien news service, and two articles each from Jacques-Alain Miller and Slavoj Zizek. Read the full thing here.
- The London Society of the New Lacanian School starts its 2011-2012 seminar and events programme on October 15th at the University of London Student Union. The full schedule can be found on their site here. The Society also publishes a journal, Psychoanalytical Notebooks, the latest edition of which – number 23, entitled ‘Our Orientation – is available to order on their site here.
- The French-language Lacanian news service, Lacan Quotidien (Daily Lacan), which until recently had only been distributed by newsletter, now has its own site. Check it out at http://www.lacanquotidien.fr/blog/.
- Starting in November, and running through to May 2012, Lacanian psychoanalyst Bernard Burgoyne will be doing a series of talks at the Tate Modern in London on the subject of topology. ‘Topology at the Tate’ begins on 5th November at 2pm with a discussion on ‘Borders’ with Etienne Balibar and Sandro Mezzadra. Burgoyne will then give a series of four lectures on the ‘Secrets of Space’ beginning 12th November at Tate Modern. Full schedule and how to book tickets can be found here. Burgoyne’s latest book, ‘Neighbourhoods of Love’, is due out 30th November.
- The latest edition of Hurly Burly, the international journal of Lacanian psychoanalysis published by the New Lacanian School, is now available from the online bookshop of the Ecole de la Cause Freudienne. Whilst the journal itself is in English you’ll need to negotiate the French-language transaction process to buy it from the site. Click the blue ‘Ajouter au panier’ button, then ‘Voir mon panier’, select your shipping destination from the box on the left of the following page, and then ‘Procéder au paiement’. To order without creating an account click ‘Passez votre commande en tant qu’invité’ and enter your card and delivery details (payment is accepted using Visa or Mastercard).
- The New York City-based Apres-Coup has released its programme for 2011-2012 focusing on the analytic act and transmission in psychoanalytic ‘formation’ (or training). A series of presentations on Foundations of Psychoanalysis will also accompany workshops, visiting speakers, and clinical groups. You can find the full programme of events on their site here, with a calendar of events by date on page 16. Talks take place at the School of Visual Arts on West 21st St, between 6th and 7th Avenues.
- Lacanian psychoanalyst Dr Roger Litten is doing a public lecture on ‘Lacan on Science and Religion’ at Oxford University on 1st November. The synopsis and more details are here.
- Freud Museum podcastfrom October in which Dr Anthony Hudek discusses the work of turning the Freud house into the Freud Museum.
- One for all you Zizek fans – ‘The Pervert’s Guide to Ideology’ has finished filming.