The Center for the Study of Psychoanalysis and Culture sponsors cutting edge talks and conferences.
PROFESSOR ELISSA MARDER
October 5 (Lecture)
"Knock Knock: Femininity, Fixation, Photography"
306 Clemens Hall
October 6 (Seminar)
"Fixation: Freud's Counter-Concept"
1032 Clemens Hall
Elissa Marder is the Professor of French and Comparative Literature at Emory University, where she is currently serving as Chair of the Department of French and Italian and as Interim Director of the Psychoanalytic Studies program. In addition, she is also an international fellow at the London Graduate School. Her publications include: Dead Time: Temporal Disorders in the Wake of Modernity (Baudelaire and Flaubert) (Stanford UP, 2001); The Mother in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction: Psychoanalysis, Photography, Deconstruction (Fordham UP, 2012 ; Time for Baudelaire (Poetry, Theory, History), Eds. E.S. Burt, Elissa Marder, Kevin Newmark, Yale French Studies, Vol. 125/126 (2014). Currently, she is at work on several new projects, including a book tentatively titled Poetry by Other Means (on Baudelaire and Walter Benjamin's late writings) and a study of early 19th century French Literature: Revolutionary Perversions.
PROFESSOR JEAN-MICHEL RABATÉ
February 19 (Seminar)
"From ontological desire to ethical desire: Lacan's Hamlet vs. Lacan's Antigone"
640 Clemens Hall
February 19 (Lecture)
"Psychoanalysis, literature and film: Freud's andere Schauplatz"
640 Clemens Hall
Jean-Michel Rabaté is Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of Pennsylvania. He is a co-founder and senior curator of Slought Philadelphia and an editor at the Journal of Modern Literature. Professor Rabaté is the author or editor of 35 books, including "Lacan and the Subject of Literature" (Palgrave, 2001), "James Joyce and the Politics of Egoism" (Cambridge UP, 2001), "1913: The Cradle of Modernism" (Blackwell, 2007), "Crimes of the Future" (Bloomsbury, 2014), and the forthcoming "Pathos of Distance: Affects of the Moderns" (Bloomsbury, 2016). See more at http://www.jeanmichelrabate.org.