Spring 2020 Schedule

**Please note: In-person Lacan Salon sessions are canceled until further notice


LACAN SALON SCHEDULE: FALL-SPRING 2019-2020

THE SEMINAR OF JACQUES LACAN: BOOK XIX

1971-1972

…or worse (…ou pire)


…or worse, text established by Jacques-Alain Miller, was recently translated by A. R. Price and published by Wiley: https://www.wiley.com/en-ca/+or+Worse:+The+Seminar+of+Jacques+Lacan,+Book+XIX-p-9780745682440

For the purpose of this Salon, the text can be read in Price’s translation of the Miller edition, which is authoritatively edited from the stenographic transcripts, or in the translation by Cormac Gallagher, which is a direct translation of the stenographic and audio record, found at Lacan in Ireland: http://www.lacaninireland.com/web/wp-content/uploads/2010/06/Book-19-Ou-pire-Or-worse.pdf

The French edition, Le séminaire de Jacques Lacan, texte établie par Jacques-Alain Miller, is published by Editions de Seuil: http://www.seuil.com/ouvrage/le-seminaire-livre-xix-jacques-lacan/9782020971652

A very useful edition of the stenographic record can be found here: http://staferla.free.fr/S19/S19.htm

The titles in the schedule below come from the Miller edition. The titles are followed by the dates of the seminar, which are used as titles in the Gallagher translation.

Lacan also presented, the same year, a series of talks at Saint Anne hospital. These are known as “The Knowledge of the Psychoanalyst”. The first three of these were published as a book by Polity: Talking to Brick Walls. The final four are included in Miller’s edition of Seminar 19. All seven talks, or interviews, an be found at Lacan In Ireland, where they are titled Seminar XIXa: http://www.lacaninireland.com/web/wp-content/uploads/2010/06/Book-19a-The-Knowledge-of-the-Psychoanalyst-1971-1972.pdf

 

…OR WORSE


2. THE OTHER: FROM SPEECH TO SEXUALITY

January 7

VI. I ask you to refuse me my offering / 9 February 1972

Facilitator: Alois Sieben

 January 21 *Room change: 2295

VII. The vanished partner (a talk at Sainte-Anne) / 3 March 1972

The Psychoanalyst’s Knowledge, Gallagher, part 5

Facilitator: Rawia Inaim


February 4 - Session canceled


3. THE ONE: NEVER THE TWAIN SHALL REACH

February 18 *Room change: 2295

VIII. What is involved in the Other / 8 March 1972

IX. In the field of the Unian / 15 March 1972 

Facilitator: Group discussion

March 3

X. Yad’lun / 19 March 1972

Facilitator: Ziwei Yan

March 17

XI. An issue of Ones (a talk at Sainte-Anne)

The Psychoanalyst’s Knowledge, Gallagher, part 6/ May 4, 1972

Facilitator: Gregory Duby

 March 31

XII. Knowledge about truth / 10 May 1972

Facilitator: Hilda Fernandez

April 14

XIII. The founding of sexual difference / 10 May 1972 (sic) / 17 May 1972 in Gallagher

Facilitator: Alessandra Capperdoni

April 28

XIV. Theory of the four formulae (a talk at Sainte-Anne)

The Psychoanalyst’s Knowledge, Gallagher, part 7 (1. June 1972)

Facilitator: Hilda Fernandez

 4. CODA

 May 12

XV. The desire to sleep / 14 June 1972

Facilitator: Ted Byrne

May 26

XVI. Bodies captured by discourse / 21 June 1972

Report on Seminar XIX (Appendix to Miller)

Facilitator: Clint Burnham

 

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