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The Logic of Sexuation and the Topology of the Subject
Jean-Michel Vappereau

Friday, March 10, 2023
6:30 PM – 8:30 PM EDT

With special attention to the cross-cap and torus, this presentation will examine the topological figures that Lacan develops for the subject's sexuation in his text “L'étourdit.”

Suggested Readings: Lacan: "L'étourdit" (1972), Autres écrits; lectures in Milan (03-02-73), Naples (30-03-74), and Rome (29-10-74), in Lacan in Italia 1953-1978 (Milan, La Salamandra, 1978) and in various online translations.
Jean-Michel Vappereau practices psychoanalysis in Buenos Aires, where he gives a public seminar on psychoanalysis and topology at the association Topologie en Extension. He is a professor in the Psychoanalysis Master's program of the Universidad Kennedy in Buenos Aires, a faculty member of Après-Coup Psychoanalytic Association, and the author of the four booklets Essaim, Étoffe, Nœud, and Lu (on the folding Lacan performs of the schema in Freud's letter 52 to Fliess).

Fee: $40; for students with ID: $10. Registration details to follow.