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: published 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 : See here

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

Note for the Year Book : 28th February 1971 : Translated by Anthony Chadwick : See Richard G. Klein’s website, www.Freud2Lacan.com, available  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.

Further texts

Jacques Lacan  here

Some Lacanian history  here

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

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Julia Evans 

Practicing Lacanian Psychoanalyst in Sandwich, Kent & London

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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

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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

By Julia Evans   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