Rendering Unconscious episode 232.
Dr. Bob Samuels is a psychoanalyst and lecturer in advanced writing at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He is here to discuss his new book (Mis)Understanding Freud with Lacan, Zizek, and Neuroscience (2022).
His other books include Generation X and the Rise of the Entertainment Subject (2021), Viral Rhetoric: Psychoanalysis, Philosophy and Politics after Covid-19 (2021), Freud for the Twenty-First Century (2019), Psychoanalyzing the Politics of the New Brain Sciences (2017), Psychoanalyzing the Left and Right after Donald Trump (2016) and Why Public Higher Education Should Be Free (2013).
He also contributed a chapter to Psychoanalytic Perspectives on the Films of Ingmar Bergman: From Freud to Lacan and Beyond (2023) edited by Dr. Vanessa Sinclair.
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Rendering Unconscious Podcast is hosted by Dr. Vanessa Sinclair, a psychoanalyst based in Sweden, who works with people internationally.
Dr. Sinclair is the author of The Pathways of the Heart (Trapart Books, 2021), Scansion in Psychoanalysis and Art: The Cut in Creation (Routledge, 2021) and Switching Mirrors (Trapart Books, 2016).
And is the editor of Psychoanalytic Perspectives on the Films of Ingmar Bergman: From Freud to Lacan and Beyond (Routledge, 2023), Rendering Unconscious: Psychoanalytic Perspectives, Politics & Poetry (Trapart Books, 2019), Outsider Inpatient: Reflections on Art as Therapy (Trapart Books, 2021) with Dr. Elisabeth Punzi, On Psychoanalysis and Violence: Contemporary Lacanian Perspectives (Routledge, 2019) co-edited with Dr. Manya Steinkoler, and The Fenris Wolf, vol 9 (Trapart Books, 2017) and The Fenris Wolf vol 11 (Trapart Books, 2022) co-edited with Carl Abrahamsson.
Many thanks to Carl Abrahamsson, who created the intro and outro music for Rendering Unconscious podcast. All music at Swedish independent record label Highbrow Lowlife Bandcamp page is free download/ name your price. Enjoy!
The song at the end of the episode is “Scream” by Vanessa Sinclair & Pete Murphy from the album Variation of Chaos. Available at Bandcamp. Also available streaming at Spotify and other streaming services.
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