This coming Thursday I will be starting a reading series on Freud's Beyond the Pleasure Principle (1920). I will host this series via Zoom on Thursday nights… Read more "Announcing New Beyond the Pleasure Principle – Reading Series"
As part of the clinical Wednesday series with the DC Lacanian Forum, I gave my third presentation to the group, this time on the theme of identification.… Read more "Identification in Lacanian Psychoanalysis – Audio Lecture"
The Name of the Father is an incredibly vast and important concept in Lacan's teaching. Due to the difficulty and the immensity of the concept, I have my work cut out for me, so I have decided to approach the concept from two angles: the way that the Name-of-the-Father intersects with the three-part Oedipal dialectic developed in Seminar V, and how the transition from the Name to the Names applies to clinical settings.
In 1932 Freud and Einstein corresponded in two letters back and forth on the topic of how to end war. The topic was prompted by Einstein and… Read more "Freud and Einstein Letters: How Do We End War?"
In understanding how the mind is represented through art, Freud preferred the metaphor of an abstract impressionistic piece with blotches and non-symmetrical lines. This has to do… Read more "Trauma and the Unity of Thought"