Lacan Circle Reading Group

Jacques Lacan's Seminar IV, The Object Relation



Lacan Circle Reading Group

The Seminar of Jacques Lacan Book IV

The Object Relation


Convened by Eugénie Austin


“What is at issue is the constitution of the other as such,
insomuch as he speaks, and insomuch as he is a subject”


Open to anyone with an interest
Join us for one session or every session or occasional sessions
No prior knowledge is assumed
We read page-by-page, and slowly


Wednesday evenings
7:00pm – 8:30pm Melbourne time AEST (UTC+10)
The group began in July 2021


We will read from the just translated and published Polity Press edition:
The Seminar of Jacques Lacan, Book IV
The Object Relation 1956 – 1957
Edited by Jacques-Alain Miller

Translated by A. R. Price


Purchase the book from:

Wiley here
Booktopia here
The Book Depository here
Blackwell’s here
Amazon here
or Readings bookshop in Carlton



Note: You may be interested in the Lacan Circle Seminar on Perversion, beginning in August, which will draw extensively on Seminar IV

Contact Eugénie Austin here with any queries

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Lacan Circle Reading Group: The Object Relation



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Art by Francisco Goya, Saturn Devouring His Son