July 10, 2018


In preparation for this special issue of Sitegeist featuring outstanding theory papers from the Site’s training group, I found myself reading French psychoanalyst Laurence Kahn’s latest book, Le psychanalyste apathique et le patient postmoderne (2014) – hopefully one of my forthcoming translation projects. In her book, Kahn discusses the consequences of a psychoanalytic model that […]

December 3, 2013

From Leakage to Slippage: The Question of Trauma In Psychosis

I have seen roses damask’d, red and white, But no such roses see I in her cheeks; William Shakespeare, Sonnet 130   If you are a painter, you know how important a good primer is. A low-quality primer will reportedly fail to seal the canvas properly, leading the paint to leak through over time. As […]