The Centre for Lacanian Psychoanalysis warmly welcomes you to our public lecture: Autism in Lacan, presented by Dr Leon Brenner.
In this talk, Brenner presents a theory of autistic subjectivity from a Lacanian psychoanalytic perspective. Brenner describes autism as a singular mode of being that is fundamentally linked to one's identity and basic practices of existence. In doing so, the relevance of Lacanian psychoanalysis to the field of autism research is stressed, particularly as an alternative to behavioral frameworks which disregard the unique features of autistic subjectivity.
Dr. Leon Brenner is a scholar and lecturer specializing in the fields of Lacanian psychoanalysis, contemporary French philosophy, and autism research. He is a training analyst, studying member of the APPI, and a founder of Lacanian Affinities Berlin (laLAB) and Unconscious Berlin. His latest book on the subject of the psychoanalysis of autism is called The Autistic Subject: On the Threshold of Language, where he presents a novel account of autistic subjectivity from a Lacanian psychoanalytic perspective.
The lecture is open to all, but registration is essential.
Please do so by sending us an email on firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fees are $15 for in-person or Zoom attendance and free for CLA members.
The talk will be presented via Zoom at the Elizabeth Yates Room, Ellen Melville Centre in Auckland.