Véronique Voruz in Conversation

Lacan Circle Special Event

 

 

 

Bodies Captured by Discourse

Véronique Voruz in Conversation

 

“Your know-how is with your symptom; it is not in the dimension of language.”

 

Sunday 3 October 2021
7:00pm – 8:30pm Melbourne time
AEDT UTC+11

 

This event is free, entirely on Zoom, and open to anyone with an interest.

 

Véronique Voruz will discuss her paper
“Bodies Captured by Discourse”
Published in Psychoanalytic Notebooks #36
Formation of the Analyst
December 2020
(Available here)

 

She addresses the question:
“How do we work with the speaking bodies of the subject of our contemporary civilisation”
by surveying the consecutive positions of Sigmund Freud,
Jacques Lacan, and then Jacques-Alain Miller.

 

Voruz considers Freud’s “subjects of civilisation,” whose intense feelings of shame, guilt and remorse are at odds with their situation; Lacan’s four discourses as a formulation of “truth is dead”; and Jacques-Alain Miller’s development of the logic of the not-all. Is there a way to work with the limitlessness of a devastating jouissance which responds neither to the phallic signifier, nor to objet a?

 

Véronique Voruz is a member of the Ėcole de la Cause Freudienne (ECF), the New Lacanian School (NLS) and the World Association of Psychoanalysis (WAP). She was analyste de l’école of the ECF 2015-2018, and inaugural managing editor of The Lacanian Review (TLR). She is co-editor of The Later Lacan, 2007.

 

 

Psychoanalytic Notebooks #36
Formation of the Analyst
(with Véronique’s paper)
is available here

 

Eugénie Austin, Véronique Voruz, and the Lacan Circle will be
“In Conversation”
Join us!

 

 

Bodies Captured by Discourse: Véronique Voruz In Conversation


 

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