Cornell University Richardson History of Psychiatry Seminar Spring 2011

The Richardson History of Psychiatry Research Seminar

Convenes on the 1st & 3rd Wednesdays from September through May
2:00 PM Baker Tower Conference Room F-1200


January 5
Susan Lamb, Ph.D., Post-Doctoral Fellow, Social Studies of Medicine, McGill University “Social Science: The Schizophrenic Reaction Type in Meyerian Psychiatry”
February 2
Joshua Wolf Shenk, Independent Author “Lincoln’s Melancholy”
February 16
Siovahn Walker, Ph.D., Director, Council for European Studies, Columbia University “Positive Psychology as a Translational Frame for Understanding Medieval Psychology”
March 2
Sam Gandy, M.D., Ph.D., Mount Sinai Professor in Alzheimer’s Disease Research; Associate Director, Mount Sinai Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center “Alzheimer’s Disease from Auguste Deter to the Amyloid Hypothesis and Beyond”
March 16
Hilary J. Beattie, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Medical Psychology, Columbia University “Autobiography and Psychoanalysis Revisited: How have psychoanalysts told their own lives?”
April 6
Mary Karr, Peck Professor of Literature, Syracuse University “Truth and Lies in Memoir: How Socrates ‘Know Thyself’ Makes Literature, Not Jerry Springer TV”
April 20
Eslee Samberg, M.D., & Elizabeth Auchincloss, M.D., Weill Medical College of Cornell University “Psychoanalytic Lexicography: Notes from two ‘harmless drudges'”
May 4
Richard Wolin, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of History and Political Science, The Graduate Center, City University of New York “The Peregrinations of French Anti-Psychiatry”
May 18
Harry Trosman, M.D., Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Neuroscience, University of Chicago “William Hazlitt and Obsessive Love” Esman Lecture

* PLEASE NOTE: Space is limited. Attendance by permission only.


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