Après-Coup Psychoanalytic Association
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On Censorship
Après-Coup Members

Saturday, May 15, 2021
10:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Helena Sedláčková Gibbs — Self-censorship and Identity Politics
Peter Gillespie — Market Censorship and the Psychoanalytic Act
Salvatore F. Guido — Why the Ethics of Psychoanalysis Is Not an Ethics of Censorship
Annie Muir — On the Prohibition to Think
Ona Nierenberg — On the Fate of the Censor at the End of Analysis
Mark Stafford — Censorship & the Evanescence of the Subject
Andrew Stein — Self-censorship as the Effect of Life in an Institution
Scott Von — The Analytic Cure: From Imposed Speech to Inspired Writing

Helena Sedláčková Gibbs received her Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from New York University and has taught at Bard College since 2003. She is a member of Après-Coup Psychoanalytic Association and serves as its representative to Convergencia.

Peter Gillespie is a psychoanalyst and supervisor in private practice in Brooklyn and Analysand-in-Formation, Après-Coup Psychoanalytic Association.

Salvatore F. Guido is a practicing psychoanalyst in New York City. He is a member and currently on the faculty of Après-Coup Psychoanalytic Association and an Overseas Member of the Association of Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy in Ireland (APPI). His most recent publication is "Loving with a Difference: The Terrestrial Animal and His Oceanic Friend," which appeared in differences (29:1, 2018).

Annie Muir practices psychoanalysis for children, adolescents, and adults, and is a member of Après-Coup Psychoanalytic Association.

Ona Nierenberg is a psychoanalyst in NYC, a former senior psychologist and director of HIV Psychological Services at Bellevue Hospital, and clinical instructor in the Department of Psychiatry at NYU Langone Medical Center. She is a member of Après-Coup and an Overseas Member of APPI Dublin.

Mark Stafford is a psychoanalyst in New York, and is a member, and Formation Program alumnus, of Après-Coup Psychoanalytic Association. He contributed to Sexualidad y los lazos sociales (Letra Viva, 2018). His most recent article, "Ours," appears in the summer 2020 issue of the psychoanalytic quarterly Division/Review.

Andrew Stein is a psychoanalyst in formation and a member of Après-Coup. He has a small practice and works in a number of Adult Home facilities in Brooklyn and Queens. He also has founded and edits an English-language Lacanian online journal called Parce que ce n’est pas ça to which he regularly contributes articles.

Scott Von is a psychoanalyst and physician, and director of the New Clinic for Integral Medicine & Psychiatry and of Analytica Institute in New York and Los Angeles. He is a trustee of PLACE Psychoanalytic Institute and a member of Après-Coup, and has taught as a professor at NYU, CUNY, Pacific College and ACTCM Medical Schools. He is also a poet and artist who performs and exhibits internationally on his works Autopoesis and Schizoanalysis, and a founder of Libertine Gallery, Guild & Atelier in Los Angeles.

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

Fee: This event is free and open to the public.