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LACK 2017

Call for Papers

Participants can address any issues touching on Lacanian theory in the broadest sense, and the following topics are meant to be suggestive rather than exhaustive:

* New forms of racism

* Lacan as a political theorist

* The politics of psychoanalytic media theory

* Feminism in the contemporary world

* The relationship between psychoanalysis and philosophy

* Intersections between psychoanalysis, critical race theory, and popular culture

* The political function of fantasy

* Politics and sublimation

* Theorizing populism

* Psychoanalysis and the struggle against racism

* Politics in relation to the symbolic, imaginary, and real

* Queer theory and psychoanalysis

* Politics and the new realism

* Psychoanalysis and feminism

* Intersection of economics and politics

Please email paper proposals as Word attachments, including title, 250-word abstract, brief bio, and a short bibliography (3 to 5 entries) to scott.krzych@coloradocollege.edu and todd.mcgowan@uvm.edu.

To propose a pre-constituted panel, please send the individual abstracts and other information in a single attachment.

Proposals are due by May 1, 2017.

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