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LACK 2016

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:


* The political implications of psychoanalysis

* Lacan as a cultural theorist

* New versions of psychoanalytic film theory

* Lacanian theories and analyses of television

* The relationship between psychoanalysis and philosophy

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

* Determinism in psychoanalysis

* Ethics and sublimation

* Freedom through/from fantasy

* Psychoanalysis and the struggle against racism

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

* Queer theory and psychoanalysis

* Freedom and the new realism

* Psychoanalysis and feminism

* Capitalism and freedom


Please email paper proposals as Word attachments, including title, 250-word abstract, brief bio, and a short bibliography (3 to 5 entries) of sources/texts relevant to the paper to and To propose a pre-constituted panel, please send the individual abstracts and other information in a single attachment.

Proposals are due by August 1, 2015.