Psychoanalysis and Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Events present the third of four interviews with the authors of their ground breaking book Lacan and Race. In this installment we will be talking to co-author Hilary Neroni who wrote the chapter ‘Confederate signifiers in Vermont: fetish objects and racist enjoyment’ and Gautam Basu Thakur who wrote the chapter on ‘Fanon’s “zone of nonbeing”: Blackness and the politics of the Real. ‘
Hilary Neroni is professor of Film and Television Studies at the University of Vermont, USA. She is the author of Feminist Film Theory and Cléo from 5 to 7 (2016), The Subject of Torture (2015) and The Violent Woman (2005), and has also published numerous essays on culture, media, and psychoanalysis.
Gautam Basu Thakur is associate professor of English and director of the Critical Theory Minor at Boise State University. He is the author of Postcolonial Theory and Avatar (Bloomsbury 2015) and Postcolonial Lack: Identity, Culture, Surplus (SUNY 2020), and co-editor of Lacan and Nonhuman (2018) and Reading Lacan’s Seminar VII: Transference (2020), both from the Palgrave Lacan Series.