Fall 2021 Schedule


We will be back to in-person Salon sessions every other Tuesday (7pm-9pm)

SFU Woodwards 149 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC

Room 2205

The Seminar of Jacques Lacan | Book IV | The Object Relation

Edited by Jacques-Alain Miller

Translated by A. R. Price

Wiley, 2021

The French version of Seminar IV: http://staferla.free.fr/S4/S4.htm


SCHEDULE OF MEETINGS AND READINGS


September 7 Reading: PART ONE - Theorizing the Lack of Object

Chapter I “Introduction” (21 Nov. 1956), pgs 3-17

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September 21

Reading: Chapter II “The Three Forms of the Lack of Object” (28 Nov. 1956), pgs. 18-32

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October 5

Reading: Chapter III “The Signifier and the Holy Spirit” (5 Dec. 1956), pgs. 33-50

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October 19

Reading: Chapter IV “The Dialectic of Frustration” (12 Dec. 1956), pgs. 51-67

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November 2

Reading: Chapter V “On Analysis as Bundling and the Consequences Thereof” (19 Dec. 1956), pgs. 68-84

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November 16 Reading: PART TWO - The Perverse Ways of Desire

Chapter VI “The Primacy of the Phallus and the Young Homosexual Woman” (9 Jan. 1957), pgs. 87-102

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November 30

Reading: Chapter VII “A Child is being Beaten and the Young Homosexual Woman” (16 Jan. 1957), pgs. 103-122

AND Chapter VIII “Dora and the Young Homosexual Woman” (23 Jan. 1957), pgs. 123-139

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December 14 Reading: PART THREE - The Fetish Object

Chapter IX “The Function of the Veil” (30 Jan. 1957), pgs. 143-156

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Winter and Spring 2022

January 4

Reading: Chapter X “Identification with the Phallus” (6 Feb. 1957), pgs. 157-170

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January 18

Reading: Chapter XI “The Phallus and the Unfulfilled Mother” (27 Feb. 1957), pgs. 171-188

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February 1 Reading: PART FOUR - Mythical Structure in the Observation on Little Hans’ Phobia

Chapter XII “On the Oedipus Complex” (6 Mar. 1957), pgs. 191-206

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February 15

Reading: Chapter XIII “On the Castration Complex” (13 Mar. 1957), pgs. 207-223

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March 1

Reading: Chapter XIV “The Signifier in the Real” (20 Mar. 1957), pgs. 224-240

AND Chapter XV (27 Mar. 1957), pgs. 241-260

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March 15

Reading: Chapter XVI “How Myth is Analysed” (3 Apr. 1957), pgs. 261-277

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March 29

Reading: Chapter XVII “The Signifier and Der Witz” (10 Apr. 1957), pgs. 278-294

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April 12

Reading: Chapter XVIII “Circuits” (8 May 1957), pgs. 295-309

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April 26

Reading: Chapter XIX “Permutations” (15 May 1957), pgs. 310-326

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May 10

Reading: Chapter XX “Transformations” (22 May 1957), pgs. 327-343

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May 24

Reading: Chapter XXI “The Mother’s Drawers and the Father’s Shortcoming” (5 June 1957), pgs. 344-361

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June 7

Reading: Chapter XXII, “An Essay in Rubber-Sheet Logic” (19 June 1957), pgs. 362-379

AND Chapter XXIII “Me donnera sans femme une progeniture” (26 June 1957), pgs. 380-400

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June 21

Reading: FAREWELL - Chapter XXIV “From Hans-the-Fetish to Leonardo-in-the-Mirror” (3 July 1957) pgs. 403-426

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Farewell

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