Rendering Unconscious welcomes Dr. Tim Themi to the podcast!

Dr. Tim Themi teaches in the School of Culture and Communication at The University of Melbourne and is the author of Lacan’s Ethics and Nietzsche’s Critique of Platonism (SUNY 2015). His new book is Eroticizing Aesthetics In the Real with Bataille and Lacan (Rowman & Littlefield 2021).

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Dr. Themi works with The Lacan Circle of Australia. He is giving a presentation about his new book Eroticizing Aesthetics In the Real with Bataille and Lacan on Sunday, August 8, in conversation with Dr. Russell Grigg. The event is FREE and open to everyone.

Dr. Themi is also teaching a Seminar on Perversion through The Lacan Circle of Australia which begins on August 17th and runs for 10 weeks.

Dr. Themi and Dr. Sinclair will be in an event together Cast Off with Marcus Boon, David Bard-Schwatz, hosted by Franck Ancel and Fondation de la Psychanalyse, Paris, Saturday, October 9th.

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Rendering Unconscious Podcast is hosted by psychoanalyst Dr. Vanessa Sinclair, who interviews psychoanalysts, psychologists, scholars, creative arts therapists, writers, poets, philosophers, artists & other intellectuals about their process, work, world events, the current state of mental health care, politics, culture, the arts & more.

Dr. Sinclair is the author of The Pathways of the Heart (Trapart Books, 2021), Scansion in Psychoanalysis and Art: the Cut in Creation (Routledge, 2020) and Switching Mirrors (Trapart Books, 2016).

Dr. Sinclair is the editor of 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, 2018) co-edited with Dr. Manya Steinkoler, and The Fenris Wolf, vol 9 (Trapart, 2017) co-edited with Carl Abrahamsson. 

The song at the end of the episode is “Accuring” by Vanessa Sinclair and Jillian Street/ Damages from the album “Future Moon” available digitally at Bandcamp and as a limited edition CD from Highbrow Lowlife and Trapart Editions. 

Many thanks to Carl Abrahamsson, who created the intro and outro music for Rendering Unconscious podcast.

Image: Cover of Eroticizing Aesthetics In the Real with Bataille and Lacan