Section V of the American Psychological Association's Division of Psychoanalysis (Div. 39)
Recent events including the U.S. Presidential Election and the U.K. Brexit vote suggest that there is much about political thought and action that remains irrational, unknowable and unpredictable. How can the psychoanalytic approach to unconscious thought enable us to say more about the occluded dynamic aspects of political acts?
The prize winning essay will be published in Division/Review
All those submitting essays will be given a complimentary one-year membership in Section V
The winner will be announced in April 2017, and the prize awarded in April at the Division 39 meetings in NYC
Submission Guidelines: Essays should be no more than 15 double-spaced pages. The contestant’s name and email should appear on the title page, but this identifying information should not be included in the body of the essay.
Deadline: February 15, 2017
Submit electronic copies to:email@example.comSubject Line: Section V Schillinger Essay Contest