Past Event

"Refashioning Jouissance/Enjoyment for the Age of the Imaginary"

Juliet Flower MacCannell, Ph.D.

Coming soon...


Berkeley City Club
2315 Durant Avenue

Saturday, March 18, 2017

10:00 AM - 12:30 PM


JulietJuliet Flower MacCannell, Ph.D.

Juliet Flower MacCannell earned her Ph.D in Comparative Literature at Cornell University. She writes on literature, art, philosophy and psychoanalysis and is the author of over 90 articles and several books including The Hysteric's Guide to the Future of the Female Subject (2000), Figuring Lacan: Criticism & The Cultural Unconscious (1986 & 2014). She edited The 'Other' Perspective in Gender and Culture (1990), co-edited Thinking Bodies (1994) and Feminism and Psychoanalysis: A critical Dictionary (1992). Dr. MacCannell was named Outstanding Professor Emerita of Comparative Literature and English at UC Irvine in 2015 and is currently co-chair of the California Psychoanalytic Circle, editing the Journal of Culture and the Unconscious. She has taught at UC Berkeley, Stanford, the San Francisco Lacan School and the Nordic Summer University (sponsored by governments of all five nordic nations). She will teach "The Transformations of Psychoanalysis" in Copenhagen this August, 2016.


Future Events

"Trans Psychoanalysis and Livable Embodiments"

Patricia Gherovici, Ph.D.

Berkeley City Club
2315 Durant Avenue, Berkeley, CA

Saturday, March 3, 2018
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM



Past Events

Saturday, October 28, 2017

"Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg: The Dream World of Wagner"
Steven H. Golderg, MD,
Jeanne C. Harasemovitch, LCSW,


Saturday, October 7, 2017

"Incandescent Alphabets: Language and Art in Psychosis"
Annie G. Rogers, Ph.D.


Saturday, May 20, 2017

"Homeland (In)Security: How Feminine Law Might Rescue Democracy, Truth and Free Speech"
Jill Gentile, Ph.D.


Sunday, March 26, 2017

"Enigmatic Mechanisms: Some Reflections on Love, Affect, and Identification in Freud"
Marcus Coelen, Ph.D


Saturday, March 18, 2017

"Refashioning Jouissance/Enjoyment for the Age of the Imaginary"
Juliet Flower MacCannell, Ph.D.


Saturday, January 28, 2017

"Freud and the Frankfurt School"
Martin E. Jay, Ph.D.


Saturday, October 29, 2016

"Thinking About The Future"
Christopher Bollas, Ph.D.


Saturday, September 24, 2016

"Death Drive Dialogue #2"
Henry Markman, MD,
Israel Katz, MD,


Saturday, May 21, 2016

"Psychoanalytic Knowledge"
Peter Hobson, Ph.D.


Saturday, April 23, 2016

"The Alterability of the Memory Trace"
Rosaura Martinez, Ph.D.


Saturday, April 2, 2016

"Conversion Disorder: Freud, religious transformation, Foucault and Agamben"
Jamieson Webster, Ph.D.


Saturday, March 26, 2016

"Surviving Terror: An Interview with Ernst Federn"
Helen Schoenhals Hart, Dr.med.


Saturday, October 17, 2015

"Rosa Luxemburg and Marilyn Monroe: Women in Depressed Times"
Jacqueline Rose


Saturday, May 9, 2015

"Keeping the Other Alive: Counter-trends to the Death Drive"
Judith Butler, Ph.D.


Monday, March 30, 2015

"Cultivating the Foreigner Within: Julia Kristeva and Hannah Arendt on Uncanny Art and Human Relations in the Contemporary World"
Elaine Miller, Ph.D.


Saturday, January 31, 2015

"Enduring Inequality: Racism in America"
Jeffrey Prager, Ph.D.



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