Intensive Seminars in Critical Theory, series 1:

Psychoanalysis and Hiccups of Philosophy

with Alenka Zupančič

Lecture: “After the End of Art: Hegel with Francis Bacon”
Wednesday, March 27, 6:00 PM at Loria 351
Free and open to the public.

The Double and its Real
Sex and its Being
Before the End of the World: Vicissitudes of the Apocalyptic Reason

The seminar events require advance registration. To indicate your interest in attending, please fill out this form by March 10. Space is limited, and initial priority will be given to those who can attend all three seminars.

For any questions please contact Matt Shafer,

This event is supported by the Edward J. and Dorothy Clarke Kempf Memorial Fund.


Alenka Zupančič is a Slovene philosopher and social theorist. She received her PhD from the University of Ljubljana and from Université Paris VIII. She works as research advisor at the Institute of Philosophy, Scientific Research Center of the Slovene Academy of Sciences. She is also professor at the European Graduate School in Switzerland. Notable for her work on the intersection of philosophy and psychoanalysis, she is the author of numerous articles and books, including Ethics of the Real: Kant and Lacan; The Shortest Shadow: Nietzsche’s Philosophy of the Two; Why Psychoanalysis: Three Interventions; The Odd One In: On Comedy; and, most recently, What is Sex?

More information coming soon.