Psychoanalytic Practices brings together participants from both clinical and academic communities to ask how, today, we receive and reply to the Freudian legacy. The seminar pursues this inquiry in two ways. First, we convene a monthly reading group with regular membership that builds its discussion around sustained engagements with core texts. The reading group topic for 2016-17 will be From Eros to Existence: Psychoanalysis as Practice of Living the Real. Those interested in joining should contact Humphrey Morris at email@example.com. Second, we hold seminars given by invited guests from a range of disciplines. Our speakers hark from all over the world to address psychoanalytic theory/practice on its own as well as in relation to political, historical, aesthetic, theological, philosophical, and contemporary theoretical arenas. We pre-circulate papers whenever possible for the sake of encouraging seminar participation, the aim of such interaction being to generate new thought within psychoanalysis as well as through interdisciplinary connections. This fall, we will begin our two-year series of seminars on the topic of Psychoanalysis and Islam. Professor Joan Copjec will kick off the series with a paper on Kiarostami. Stefania Pandolfo (Professor of Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley) will speak early in the spring semester, and Gohar Homayounpour (psychoanalyst in Tehran) will present her work in the mid-spring. Please send (especially local) speaker recommendations to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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