Five lectures on Sexuality with discussion groups
New Prof. Rosine Perelberg introduces the course
In this course, Professor Perelberg traces the key contributions that psychoanalysis has brought to the understanding of sexuality. Starting with Freud’s revolutionary ideas on infantile sexuality, the course follows the contributions of Klein, Lacan, Green and Laplanche. It examines the importance of the notions of bisexuality and the paternal function to the understanding of the Oedipus complex.
This course consists of recorded lectures, a transcript of the lectures and a glossary of terms. There is also a series of live discussion groups led by Prof. Perelberg at the Institute in London (see below for details).
Lecture 1 – Sigmund Freud (50 minutes)
Lecture 2 – Melanie Klein (25 minutes)
Lecture 3 – Jean Laplanche (20 minutes)
Lecture 4 – Bisexuality and Homosexuality (38 minutes)
Lecture 5 – Paternal Function (30 minutes)
This is an advanced course and requires a good understanding of psychoanalytic theory. You can find out more about our difficulty levels here.
You must have a reasonably good internet connection to view our video content (around 400kbps – 2Mbps download speed, 400kbps+ upload speed). In order to attend the discussion groups, you must either be able to travel to the institute in London or be able to use Zoom.
Online course content – 4 months
You will have access to all course materials at any time for the duration of your chosen course. This allows you to learn at your own pace and review particular topics as needed.
Discussion groups for this course take place on a full day, in person. Purchasing this course will allow you to attend all of the discussions, as well as access to the online course materials for 4 months.
The programme for each day is as follows:
09.30 – 11.00 – Freud’s Revolution
11.15 – 12.45 – Klein’s views on the Oedipus complex. Laplanche theory of generalised seduction.
12.45 – 13.30 – Break.
13.30 – 14.45 – Psychic bisexuality, heterosexuality, homosexuality
15.00 – 16.00 – Paternal function in psychoanalysis
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If you have questions about the course, feel free to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
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