Charismatic Psychoanalyst Jacques Lacan Gives Public Lecture (1972)

The footage above is from an extremely rare – and unexpectedly entertaining – video of the philosopher and psychoanalyst Jacques Lacan (1901-1981), giving a lecture at The Catholic University of Louvain in 1972. The film is notable for a couple of reasons: 1. In France, Lacan’s rock star status owed much to his popular public … Continue reading Charismatic Psychoanalyst Jacques Lacan Gives Public Lecture (1972)