Rendering Unconscious episode 234.
Drs. Derek Hook and Stijn Vanheule are here to discuss their new book Lacan on Depression and Melancholia (2023).
Derek Hook is an associate professor of Psychology at Duquesne University, USA, and an extraordinary professor of Psychology at the University of Pretoria, South Africa. He is the author of Six Moments in Lacan (2018), and with Calum Neill, he edits the Palgrave Lacan Series. Be sure to check out his YouTube channel.
Stijn Vanheule is a clinical psychologist and professor at Ghent University, Belgium. He is also a privately practicing psychoanalyst and a member of the New Lacanian School for Psychoanalysis. He is the author of The Subject of Psychosis: A Lacanian Perspective (2011), Diagnosis, the DSM: A Critical Review (2014), and Psychiatric Diagnosis Revisited: From DSM to Clinical Case Formulation (2017).
Be sure to check out the Reading Lacan’s Ecrits book series edited by Derek Hook, Stijn Vanheule, and Calum Neill.
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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 “Inside you is outside me (Hymnambulae Remix)” from Carl Abrahamsson’s album The larval stage of a bookworm (remixed). Available at Bandcamp. Also available streaming at Spotify and other streaming services.
Image: book cover