Foreclosure with Angelo Villa at Après-Coup

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Après-Coup Psychoanalytic Association presents


Angelo Villa
Friday,June 26, 2015
8:30 pm–10:00 pm

The School of Visual Arts
136 West 21st Street, New York, NY

Lacan’s concept of foreclosure isolates the structural mechanism responsible for psychosis. How should analytic practice deal with it? What consequences does it have for therapeutic treatment?

Suggested Reading: Lacan, “On a Question Prior to Any Possible Treatment of Psychosis” (1956), Écrits.

Angelo Villa is a psychoanalyst practicing in Milan, where he also teaches at the Università Bicocca, the Istituto Freudiano, and the IRPA (Institute for Applied Psychoanalytic Research).  His books include  a Glossario Lacaniano, Il tempo spezzato, Intercultura e immigrazione, Pink Freud. Psicoanalisi della canzone d’autore, and La mano nel cappello, translated in English as Psychoanalysis and Severe Handicap: The Hand in the Cap (London, Karnac, 2013).
Attendance fee: $20; for students with ID: $10.

Attendance is free for members of Après-Coup as well as for the

faculty and students of the School of Visual Arts.

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