LaConference 2011

LaConference 2011

Lacan Salon
Vancouver, British Columbia

Saturday, March 19, 2011 9am -6pm

The Western Front
303 East 8th Avenue V5T 1S1

The Lacan Salon is delighted to invite you to LaConference 2011 on March 19, 2011 from 9am to 6pm at the Western Front Society. Find poster attached.

LaConference seeks to create dialogue between academics, clinicians, and community members on the application of Lacanian theory to the arts, contemporary social issues, as well as the specifics of the clinical praxis. LaConference, like the Lacan Salon itself, is open to the public and welcomes all participants interested in the Lacanian field, so please feel free to share this message.

The conference is divided into four sessions: Clinical, Texts, Politics, and Time/Space, featuring papers by the members of the Lacan Salon alongside local and international presenters. To check the detailed program visit

Our keynote speaker is Professor Dany Nobus who will be giving a presentation entitled "Has Psychoanalysis Anything to do with Sexuality?"

Dr. Nobus, a Lacanian psychoanalyst, is chair of Psychology and Psychoanalysis and Head of the School for Social Sciences at Brunel University, London. He is the editor of Perversions: Psychoanalytic Perspectives (2006), co-author of Knowing Nothing, Staying Stupid: Elements for a Psychoanalytic Epistemology (2005), and author of Jacques Lacan and the Practice of Psychoanalysis (2000) and Key Concepts in Lacanian Psychotherapy (1998).

Registration will be on the day of the event. Cost is by donation (suggested $5)

Organizing committee: Clint Burnham, Hilda Fernandez, Nancy Gillespie, Paul Kingsbury, Jesse Proudfoot, and members of the Vancouver Lacan Salon.


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