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The Function of Desire
Lillian Ferrari

FIRST MEETING: Thursday, November 4, 2021
8:00 PM – 9:30 PM EDT

Clinical work attests to the importance of the function of desire and its impasses in the progress of the cure. This reading group will focus on selected chapters of Lacan’s Seminar of 1958–59, Desire and Its Interpretation, in the published English translation (Polity Press).

Reading for first meeting: Class VI of the Seminar.

Lillian Ferrari practices psychoanalysis in New York. She is a member and faculty member of Après-Coup Psychoanalytic Association and an instructor at Washington Square Institute.

Dates: Meetings will take place on Thursdays from 8:00 PM to 9:30 PM on the following dates: November 4 and December 9,, 2021; January 13, February 10, March 10, and April 14, 2022.

Location: Online via Zoom.

Registration: For information, please contact Lillian Ferrari at lillasferrari@gmail.com.