Programme

Psychoanalysis and the Symptom

Sopot, Poland (7th-9th April 2017)

 

Friday 7th April

11:00 –11:30 Registration and Opening

11.30–13:00 Panel 1

  • Diana Caine – “Disciplinary symptomatology, plasticity and the question of subjectivity: the case of patient G”
  • Yaelle Malpertu – “Reflection about some traumatic symptoms”
  • David Hafner – “A Psychoanalytic Reading of Bateson’s Epistemology”

13:00-14:00 Lunch

14:00-15:30 Panel 2

  • Elizabeth Hughes – “Symptoms of substance addiction, language and subjectivity”
  • Laura Chernaik – “Sinthome for analyst and analysands?”
  • Ben Tyrer – “Father, Son and Serial Killer: Sinthomocide and the Queerness of Dexter”

15:30-16:00 Coffee

16:00-17:30 Keynote: Adrian Price – “Cipher ~ Notation ~ Parse”

19:30 Dinner

Saturday 8th April

09:30-11:00 Panel 3

  • Michal Zerkowski – “The Fall of “the House of Wasiak”: Symptom and the Practice of an Ethnopsychoanalytic Theory”
  • Guillem Pujol – “The squatter movement as a symptom”
  • Marie Sund & Joonas Honkimaa – “The Finnish core curriculum as a biopolitical tool”

11:00-11:30 Coffee

11:30-13:00 Panel 4

  • Pia Hylen – “Women – Is Their Sexuality Real?”
  • Carin Franzen – “Femme-symptôme, homme-ravage – the example Ninon de Lenclos”
  • Sheila Cavanagh – “Hysteria and Transgender: From Jacques Lacan to Bracha L. Ettinger”

13:00-14:00 Lunch

14:00-15:30 Keynote: Elizabeth Cowie – “The Sinthome and Cinematic Enjoyment”

15:30-16:00 Coffee

16:00-18:00 Screening and Discussion: Escape (Agnieszka Piotrowska)

Sunday 9th April

9:30-11:00 Panel 5

  • Alison Bancroft – “Fashion: Symptom, Sinthome, or Something Else? A Consideration of Selected Works of Hussein Chalayan”
  • Ewa Danuta Uniejewska – “Lee Strasberg’s ‘psychoanalytical’ approach to actor training”
  • Jaice Sara Titus – “The desire and jouissance in improvisational comedy”

11:00-11:30 Coffee

11:30-13:00 Panel 6

  • Matilda Mroz – “From the void to the visible? Anamorphosis, the Holocaust, and Polish visual culture”
  • Marlo De Lara – “Investigating National Pride and Shame in the Philippine consciousness within Imelda (2013)”
  • Agnieszka Piotrowska – “Post-colonial trauma, Doris Lessing and Dambudzo Marechera”

13:00-14:00 Lunch

14:00-15:30 Panel 7

  • Charlotta Lund – “Symptoms of desymbolization”
  • Allister Mactaggart – “Taking Lacan at His Word: (How) Did Marx Invent the Symptom and What Might This Mean for Us Now?”
  • Sean Homer – “Žižek’s Symptom”

15:30-16:00 Closing

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