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Thursday, 30 December

651. Psychoanalysis and the Political: Subjectivity and Citizenship

8:30–9:45 a.m., Grand Ballroom Salon J, Philadelphia Marriott

Program arranged by the Division on Psychological Approaches to Literature

Presiding: Charles Shepherdson, State Univ. of New York, Albany

1. “Citizens of a Symptom: The Puerto Rican Example,” Patricia Gherovici, Philadelphia, PA

2. “Zizek and the Politics of the Psychoanalytic Subject: Radical Democracy, Agency, and Citizenship after Postmodernism,” Robert Samuels, Univ. of California, Los Angeles

3. “From the Universal to the Particular: The Subject of Discourse and the Paradox of the Political in Lacan’s Seminar XVII,” Linda Belau, Univ. of Texas–Pan American

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