…Ou pire.Restless reading of Jacques Lacan’s Seminar XIX. Curated by Felice Cimatti and Alex Pagliardini. 18.01 – 14.06.2021, 8 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Fondazione Baruchello and Psychoanalysis al Presente present …Ou pire. Restless Reading of Jacques Lacan’s Seminar XIX with Felice Cimatti, professor of Philosophy of Language at the University of Calabria, and Alex Pagliardini, psychoanalyst.

The eight meetings are held from 8 to 10 p.m. between Jan. 18 and June 14, 2021, at the Fondazione Baruchello’s headquarters at 35 Via del Vascello. It is possible to follow them both on the Zoom platform and, when conditions are right, in presence.

This project is intended to provide an opportunity for research and engagement to address through dialogue, short-circuiting, and reflection of the French psychoanalyst’s ever timely thought.

For information and registration you can write to:
otherwise by calling +39 06 5809482

Registration for the entire Seminar is 40.00 euros.


1st Meeting, Jan. 18
The small difference.
The Φx function

2nd Meeting, Feb. 8
From anecdote to logic.
From necessity to nonexistence

3rd Meeting, Feb. 22
Topology of the word.
I ask you to refuse me what I offer you

4th Meeting, March 15
The vanished partner.
As for the Other

5th Encounter, April 12
In the field of the Unian.

6th Encounter, May 10
History of Uni.
Knowledge about truth

7th Encounter, May 24
Grounding the difference between the sexes.
Theory of the four formulas

8th Meeting, June 14
The desire to sleep.
Bodies caught in the discourse