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Sexuation and Loss of Being in the Act of Speech
Paula Hochman

Friday, March 26, 2021
6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

What consequences does entering into speech have for speaking beings? Two major ones: first, sexuation of the speaking body, and second, the loss of being known as “alienation.” We will explore these implications and their clinical impact.

Suggested Readings Freud: “Some Character-Types Met with in Psycho-Analytic Work” (1916). Lacan: Seminars, VII, 1959-60, The Ethics of Psychoanalysis, May 25, 1960; XI, 1964, The Four Fundamental Concepts of Psychoanalysis, May 27; XXIII, 1975-76, Le sinthome, 16 décembre 1975.

Paula Hochman practices psychoanalysis in Buenos Aires. She is a member of Topologie en Extension, a researcher in the Psychology Department of the University of Buenos Aires, and the author of La función fálica y la castración (TEE) and Psicoanálisis del narcisismo y el fantasma. Un método en el labirinto (Ed. Logos Kalos, Buenos Aires 2019).

Location: Online via Zoom. Registration details to be announced.

Fee: $20. For students with ID: $10.