Founding Act : 21st June 1964 : Jacques Lacan

by Julia Evans on June 21, 1964

Quote:  ‘This is one of three texts where Jacques Lacan deals with the structure of a psychoanalytic organisation:

1)    1964: a) The founding act b) Adjunct to the founding act c) Preamble to the founding act

2)    1967: The proposal on the analyst of the School : Information here

3)    1973: The Italian Note : Information here

Quote from Cormac Gallagher, www.lacaninireland, (Full copy available here)

‘In 1964, Jacques Lacan reformed his analytic society, calling it L’École Freudienne de Paris.’

From Lacanian Works :   ‘Brief Biography of Jacques Lacan‘ : available here.

Publication of The Founding Act:

The text, first published untitled in a mimeographed form in June [21] 1964, was printed for the first time in the 1965 Yearbook of the Freudian School of Paris, accompanied by the “Supplementary Note” and the “Preface”. The note dated 1971 [28 February] and the Preamble were published in the 1977 Yearbook of the Freudian School of Paris.

See Note for the Year Book : 28th February 1971 : Jacques Lacan or here

Publication of ‘The Founding Act’ in English:

1)  Translated by Cormac Gallagher: published at www.lacaninireland.com :  and available here.

Preamble to the founding act: translated by Cormac Gallagher: pubished at www.lacaninireland: and available here.

Adjunct to the founding act: translated by Cormac Gallagher: published at www.lacaninireland: and available here.

2) Translated by Jeffrey Melhman:

published October Vol 40 : 1987 : p96-105 : Available from www.LacanianWorksExchange.net / lacan

Reprinted p97-106 of ‘Television: a challenge to the psychoanalytic establishment’ edited by Joan Copjec, W. W. Norton & Company, 1990

3) Translated by, probably, Russell Grigg:

Published at the web-site of the London Society of the New Lacanian School: available here.

4) For all three translations see Richard G. Klein’s website, www.Freud2Lacan.com, available here

See also Note for the Year Book : 28th February 1971 : Jacques Lacan or here

Publication of ‘The Founding Act’ in French:

‘Acte de fondation de l’école de Paris – 21 Juin 1964’, Annuaire de l’École Freudienne de Paris, 1971.

Subtitles :

1) – SECTION FOR PURE PSYCHOANALYSIS,

3) – SECTION FOR APPLIED PSYCHOANALYSIS, which means for therapeutics and clinical medicine.

3) – SECTION FOR REVIEWING THE FREUDIAN FIELD.

Adjunct to Founding Act

1 – THE DIDACTICIEN.

2 – APPLYING TO THE SCHOOL.

3 – DIDACTIC PSYCHOANALYSIS.

4 – DIDACTIC PSYCHOANALYSIS AND THE PARTICIPATION IN THE SCHOOL

5 – ENGAGEMENT IN THE SCHOOL.

6 – THE STATUS OF THE SCHOOL.

7 – THE SCHOOL AS INAUGURAL EXPERIENCE.

PREAMBLE

Publication of ‘The Founding Act’ in French:

‘Acte de fondation de l’école de Paris – 21 Juin 1964’, Annuaire de l’École Freudienne de Paris, 1971.

 

 

 

Julia Evans 

Practicing Lacanian Psychoanalyst, Earl’s Court, London

 

Note : If links to any required text do not work, check www.LacanianWorksExchange.net. If a particular text or book remains absent, contact Julia Evans

 

Further posts:

Groups & cartels : here

Some Lacanian history : here

Lacanian Transmission : here

Of the clinic : here

Topology and the Lacanian clinic : here

By Sigmund Freud here

Notes on texts by Sigmund Freud : here

Or by Jacques Lacan : here 

Notes on texts by Jacques Lacan here

 

Other texts

Dossier on the Institutional Debate, An Introduction : 1990 : Joan Copjec or here

Écrits : 1966 : Jacques Lacan or here

Autres Écrits: 2001 : Jacques Lacan or here