Workshop on Child Analysis: Children, Maltreatment and the Law with Angelo Villa at

Après-Coup Psychoanalytic Association presents

WORKSHOP ON CHILD ANALYSIS: Children, Maltreatment and the Law with Angelo Villa Saturday, June 10, 2017, 10:30 am – 2:00 pm, The School of Visual Arts, 136 West 21st Street, New York, NY

We will consider the clinical theory and practice of analysis of abused children and adolescents in relation to the function of the law. The response of the subject and its relation to the social link will be discussed based on clinical examples.

Suggested Readings: Freud: “’A Child Is Being Beaten’” (1919). Lacan: “La psychanalyse vraie, et la fausse” (1958), Autres écrits. Ferenczi, Sandor: “Confusion of Tongues between Adults and the Child: The Language of Tenderness and of Passion” (1933). Benjamin, Walter: “Critique of Violence” (1921) in Reflections.

Angelo Villa is a psychoanalyst practicing in Milan, where he also teaches at the IRPA (Institute for Applied Psychoanalytic Research). He is member of ALI-psy (Associazione Lacaniana Italiana). His books include Che cosa vuole una madre. Il desiderio materno nei casi di maltrattamento infantile [What Does a Mother Want? Maternal Desire and Child Maltreatment], Contro l’etnopsichiatria (with Fabio Tognassi) [Against Ethnopsychiatry], Il bambino adulterato, Glossario Lacaniano, Intercultura e immigrazione, Pink Freud. Psicoanalisi della canzone d’autore and La mano nel cappello, translated in English as Psychoanalysis and Severe Handicap: The Hand in the Cap (London, Karnac, 2013).

Fee: $20
Attendance is free for members of Après-Coup as well as for the
faculty and students of the School of Visual Arts.

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