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The InForm:Podcast seeks to be an informal and informative way to talk about the intersection of Social Work (or social justice if you prefer), Psychoanalysis, and Critical Theory.

The InForm:Podcast seeks to be an informal and informative way to talk about the intersection of Social Work (or social justice if you prefer), Psychoanalysis, and Critical Theory.

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United States

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The InForm:Podcast seeks to be an informal and informative way to talk about the intersection of Social Work (or social justice if you prefer), Psychoanalysis, and Critical Theory.

Twitter:

@neilgorman

Language:

English


Episodes

InForm: Jared Elwart on Reading Sci-Fi & Thinking about Psychoanalysis

5/17/2022
WARNING: I drop the F-bomb in this episode, and we talk about sex. There is an explicit tag for a reason! INTRO: In this episode of the InForm Podcast, I talk with Jared Elwart about how reading science fiction makes him think about psychoanalysis and how thinking about psychoanalysis influences how he reads Science Fiction. CONTENT: We discuss two books and one film. The Left Hand of Darkness The Dispossessed The Lethe of HeavenAxiom's EndLindsay EllisEverything Everywhere All At...

Duration:01:14:49

InForm: Michael McAndrews on psychoanalysis for people who don't know they can have it

4/11/2022
INTRO: On this episode of the InForm: Podcast I talk with psychoanalyst Michael McAndrews who practices out in Colorado. Michael's practice is unique for several reasons. The first is that he provides psychoanalysis to people who normally would not have the ability to afford mental health services. The second is that he provides services to people who have lost a baby, child, or pregnancy. The conversation was very informal, and hopefully very informative. REFERENCES: Lacanian...

Duration:01:46:15

InForm: Psychoanalysis in the Classroom with Ryan Engley

3/22/2022
In this episode of Inform: Podcast I interview Why Theory's Ryan Engley about psychoanalysis in the classroom. (Tod McGowan, the other half of Why theory was interviewed about this same topic on an earlier episode of InForm.) Our conversation ranges all over the place, but one of the consistent themes is the idea of sustaining the analysand's/student's desire/curiosity. Some of our references include: Seminar 17The Other Side of Pedagogy The Pedagogy of the OppressedPeep ShowMad Men

Duration:01:24:23

InForm: Psychoanalytic Politics w/ The Regrettable Century | Pt. 2

2/23/2022
In today's episode of the InForm: Podcast Neil covers chapter one of the book Psychoanalytic Politics by Sherry Turkle with Chris & Jason from the Regretable Century... And lots of other stuff too. We recorded the episode late at night, and we were all tired. I hope you all enjoy the result.

Duration:01:21:35

InForm: Interview with Peter Rollins

12/21/2021
InForm Podcast: 052 The episode you're about to listen to is a conversation with Peter Rollins, a thinker, writer, podcaster, and community organizer who works at the intersections of psychoanalysis, theology, and philosophy. Before getting started I'd like to say the following: Getting to do this was something that was very exciting for me because I've been reading Pete's books, listening to his podcast, and watching his YouTube videos for many years, and his work has had a significant...

Duration:01:30:15

InForm: Psychoanalytic Politics w/ The Regrettable Century | Pt. 1

11/1/2021
Psychoanalytic Politics (by Sherry Turkle) w/ The Regrettable Century | Pt. 1 In this episode, Neil, Jason, & Chris discuss the introduction to the text.

Duration:01:36:54

InForm: Surplus Jouissance in Art, Psychoanalysis in the Hospital, Meds, & [S][J][P]

8/21/2021
Silly intro 0:00 - 1:00 The Psychoanalysis of Everyday Life The Psychoanalysis of Everyday Life 1:00 - 20:45 Useless things I have & adorePreslava RobertPeter RollinsMain segment 20:45 - 56:05 The episode with Todd McGowanThe Extra Segment 56:05 -1:06:05 Various Sundry Things 1:06:05 - 1:22:45 Surplus Jouissance Projects [S][J][P]Craig Mod's Special Projects ◎ DraftsPodcast lectures Weekly Newsletter

Duration:01:22:43

InForm: All about Winnicott w/ Duke Novak

7/8/2021
This episode of the InForm: Podcast was a free-wheeling conversation, which lasted a little over an hour, between Neil and Duke Novak. In the conversation, we discuss the work of Psychoanalyst Donald Winnicott and the impact that has had on how Duke and Neil Think about their own work with children and teens. Some of the ideas that we talk about in the episodes are:

Duration:01:19:56

InForm: An Interview About Starting in Analysis

7/1/2021
In this Episode of InForm Neil interviews Winnie about her experience starting psychoanalysis. The hope here is that this interview will be interesting and useful to others who might be considering starting an analysis. Intro: Content:

Duration:00:52:07

InForm: Super InFormal 001 (Going Old School!)

6/23/2021
INTRO: This is a strange episode of InForm: Podcast where Neil does what he did way back in 2018 when he started the podcast -he just talks into a microphone about something in an informal way that is hopefully informative. 0:00 - 5:00 5:00 - 8:00 8:00 - 19:50

Duration:00:19:51

InForm: Why Do People Enjoy Hating Freud So Much?

6/15/2021
INTRO: In this episode of the InForm Podcast, Neil & Jared explore why people enjoy hating Freud so much. Our arguments are that the education system does a horrible job of presenting Freud's work, an abundance of myths about Freud, Anti-Semitism, and the friend/enemy distinction. We sort of wandering all over the place talking about a few reasons we believe people dislike Freud so much, but we still have a lot more that we want to say. Ergo, this episode is the first in a series, which we...

Duration:00:54:38

InForm: Todd McGowan & Psychoanalysis in the Classroom

4/27/2021
Intro: Psychoanalytic superstar Todd McGowan makes his second appearance on the InForm: Podcast. In this episode (after Neil makes an error), we talk about psychoanalysis in the classroom. Longer Show Notes: At the top of the show, you hear Neil realizing he has forgotten to hit record after we have all been talking for 25 min. But after that, you can hear Neil, Jared, and Todd discuss: The Sublime Object of IdeologyAnti-OedipusAnd other stuff that I can't remember.

Duration:01:32:00

InForm: How to do analysis when people are "non-defensive"

3/31/2021
In this episode of InForm: Podcast Neil & Jared ramble a lot (seriously, it's a lot). When they don't ramble they talk about if it is possible to do psychoanalysis with people who are too accepting of psychoanalysis.

Duration:01:14:24

InForm: Does Psychoanalysis Need to be Marginalized? (Pt. 2)

12/23/2020
Announcements Below are links to the things we mentioned in the announcements section of the podcast. Lacanian Ink Lacanian ReviewLacanian Review OnlineLacanian Works Exchange The Psychoanalysis of Everyday Life (Jared) Main Segment: Does Psychoanalysis Need to be Marginal (Neil & Jared) the prior episodeMaria Bamford Adam Phillips RSAThe Aims of AnalysisVarious Sundry Things: Sign up for Neil's email newsletterNeil's website

Duration:01:18:18

InForm: Does Psychoanalysis Need to be Marginalized? (Pt. 1)

12/17/2020
Intro: On this episode of InForm: Podcast Neil & Jared get into a specific question: Does psychoanalysis need to be marginal? Content: The Happiest SeasonThey LiveBlue Light glasses

Duration:01:21:21

InForm: Clinicians v. Analysts Pt. 2

11/25/2020
OUTLINE: In this episode, Neil & Jared try a new format for the show: (1) The psychoanalysis of everyday life -- Jared talks about "accidentally" leaving something at work. (2) Clinicians v. Analysts -- We continue our discussion of the difference between clinicians (psychotherapist) and analysts (psychoanalysis). (3) Various sundry things -- The film Inside Llewyn Davis REFERENCES: a) The Six Paradigms of Jouissance b) The introductory Lectures to Psychoanalysis c) The...

Duration:01:10:32

InForm: Autism & Psychoanalysis w/ Dr. Leon Brenner

11/12/2020
Intro: On this episode of InForm:Podcast we talk with Dr. Leon Brenner about his forthcoming book The Autistic Subject: On the Threshold of Language, which is part of the Palgrave Lacan Series edited by Calum Neil and Derek Hook. Dr. Leon Brenner is a research fellow at the University of Potsdam and lecturer at the International Psychoanalytic University, Berlin. He is a training analyst, studying member of the APPI and a founder of Lacanian Affinities Berlin (laLAB). His latest book on...

Duration:01:41:16

InForm: Ryan Engley of Why Theory

9/25/2020
INTRO: On this episode of InForm:Podcast Neil & Jared sit down and talk with Ryan Engley from the Why Theory Podcast about ordinary psychosis and the classroom as a psychoanalytic space. REFERENCES: The Other Side of PedagogyAmazonText 1Text 2Text 3Text 4Text 5A Clinical Introduction to Lacanain Psychoanalysis: Theory & TechniqueAmazonIMDBIMDBIMDBIMDBPrime Video

Duration:01:27:08

InForm: Clinicians V. Analysts (Pt. 1)

9/8/2020
Intro: On this episode, Neil & Jared talk about the similarity & difference between clinicians (i.e. licensed mental health people) and psychoanalysts. Content: Psychoanalytic Politics by Sherry Turkle

Duration:01:00:10

InForm: People still do dreamwork?

8/13/2020
INTRO: Freud discovered that dreams were the "royal road to the unconscious," and he used dreamwork as an integral aspect of psychoanalytic practice. However, in recent years dreamwork has become far less utilized in psychotherapies. In this episode of InForm:Podcast Neil & Jared talk about some ways to do dreamwork -- the use of dreams in psychoanalysis / psychotherapy to get at truths that are important but hidden. CONTENTS:

Duration:01:00:15