Après-Coup PSYCHOANALYTIC ASSOCIATION
Friday, February 28, 2014, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
LACAN ON PSYCHOANALYTIC SAVOIR-FAIRE AND THE SINTHOME, Seminar
ADRIANA PASSINI and MARTIN WINN
Beginning with readings of selected classes from Lacan’s Seminar XI, The Four Fundamental Concepts of Psychoanalysis, we will address the notions of the unconscious, repetition, and transference, and Lacan’s idea of psychoanalysis as the search for knowledge as truth.
SUGGESTED READINGS: The group is presently reading chapter IV of Lacan’s Seminar XI, the four fundamental concepts. Please review this chapter in advance of the meeting. In addition to discussing chapter IV, “The network of Signifiers” of Seminar XI, we will also review the letter #52, where Freud explains to Fliess, about how his conception of the psychic apparatus has to do with the sequence of inscriptions – “Niederschriften” – in Lacan terms signifiers. We will provide copies of Richard Klein’s bilingual English/German version.
MEETING PLACE: The School of Visual Arts, 136 West 21st Street(between 6th and 7th Avenues), New York City. Please ask at the front desk for the room number.
ATTENDANCE FEE: The seminar is open to everyone, and there is no fee.