Dates for Spring Term 2013 & summary of references for Reading Seminar VII Group

by Julia Evans on December 5, 2012

Future dates for the Reading Seminar VII Reading Group:

Saturday 8th December          10.30-12.30

Location: Room G22, University of London’s 
Senate House, Malet Street, London,

Dates for the Spring Term, Location to be confirmed:

5th January 2013,

19th January 2013,

9th February 2013,

2nd Mach 2013,

23rd March 2013.

All dates are on a Saturday, times are 10:30-12:30 am.

Ways of keeping in touch:

i)  Circulate your comments to the-letter google group.   Visit this group here.  To post to this group, send email to

ii) Keep an eye on posts to  here.  Put your comments on the bottom of posts.

Other references:

Notes from p1 – 7 of Seminar VII from the 21-09-12 Reading Group Meeting  or  here

Further comments on ‘perverse jouissance’: Seminar VII: session of 18th November 1959  or here

References referred to by Jacques Lacan in p7 to 15:

Notes on Seminar VII: 18th November 1959 from page 7 to 15 by Julia Evans on October 6, 2012 or here

Some forms of emotional disturbance and their relationship to schizophrenia: 1942 : Helene Deutsch or here : Quoted as ‘the as if case’.

It almost looks as if analysis were the third of those ‘impossible’ professions in which one can be sure beforehand of achieving unsatisfying results. The other two, which have been known much longer, are education and government. Freud Or here

The Project for a Scientific Psychology: 23rd & 25th September & 5th October 1895: Sigmund Freud or here

References for Seminar VII: 25th November 1959: p19 to 27

Notes on p19-27 of Seminar VII: 25th November 1959: Reading Group of 27th October by Julia Evans on October 27, 2012 or here

A tangled web of “ethos” by Nicholas Stylianou on October 31, 2012 or here

Letter from Sigmund Freud to Wilhelm Fliess: 31st October 1897 : Known as Letter 73 or here

The Project for a Scientific Psychology: 23rd & 25th September & 5th October 1895: Sigmund Freud or here