Seminar XXVI : Topology and Time : 1978-1979 : begins 21st November 1978 : Jacques Lacan

by Julia Evans on November 21, 1978

In English

See Richard G. Klein’s website,

Translated by Anthony Chadwick, Available as follows:

Seminar XXVI : 21st November 1978  here

Seminar XXVI : 12th December 1978 here 

Seminar XXVI : 19th December 1978 here

Seminar XXVI : 9th January 1979 here

Seminar XXVI : 16th January 1979 here

Seminar XXVI : 20th February 1979 here

Seminar XXVI : 13th March 1979 here

Seminar XXVI : 20th March 1979 here

Seminar XXVI : 5th May 1979 here

Alain Didier-Weil speaks during this session

Seminar XXVI : 15th May 1979 here

A dialogue between Jean-David Nasio and Jean-Michel Vappereau.

An English translatioin of this session was published, translated by Boris Belay in Disseminating Lacan edited by David Pettigrew and François Raffoul; SUNY Press, 1996 pp23-42, which does not contain the responses of Jean-Michel Vappereau. (For further on Vappereau see here)


In French, La topologie et le temps.  There are 10 sessions and audio tapes available here published at


Julia Evans

Practicing Lacanian Psychoanalyst in Earl’s Court, London


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By Sigmund Freud here

Notes on texts by Sigmund Freud : here

By Jacques Lacan  here

Notes on texts by Jacques Lacan here

Jacques Lacan in English or here

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Use of power here