Conference Information

APW holds an annual conference that attracts Lacanian clinicians from around the United States and the world. Our next conference will be held in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, in July 2017. The topic is fantasy.

APW's previous conferences:


  • Feminine Sexuality (1999), Boston College, Boston, MA
  • On Reading (2000), Emory University, Atlanta, GA
  • On Obsessional Neurosis (2001), University at Albany, Albany, NY
  • The Symptom (2002), Daemen College, Buffalo, NY
  • Fundamental Fantasies: Écrits and After (2003), Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Working with the Symptom (2004), Creighton University, Omaha, NE
  • On Addiction (2006), University of West Georgia, Carrollton, GA
  • On Love (2008), University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
  • The Ends of Analysis (2010), Lacanian School of Psychoanalysis, San Francisco, CA
  • On Madness (2012), St. Louis, MO
  • On the Imaginary (2013), Boston, MA
  • On Desire (2014), Toronto, ON
  • On Transference (2015), Ghent, Belgium
  • On Love (2016), Vancouver, BC
  • On Fantasy (2017), Toronto, ON
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