Cornell University Richardson History of Psychiatry Seminar Fall 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

September 14
H.C. Erik Midelfort, Ph.D., History and Religious Studies, University of Virginia Eric T. Carlson Memorial Lecture: Grand Rounds, Uris Auditorium“Vernacular Psychiatry: Madness in the Encyclopedia of Johann Heinrich Zedler (1706-1751)”Richardson Seminar: Room F1190
“Ecstatic German Pietists: On the Interpretation of Female Prophecy in the 1690s”

September 21
James Wilk, Ph.D., Faculty of Philosophy, University of Oxford
“Northfield’s Invisible Legacies: Foulkes, Main, the Second Northfield Experiment and the Future of Psychiatry”
October 5
Megan J. Wolff, Ph.D., MPH, DeWitt Wallace Institute for the History of Psychiatry, Weill Cornell Medical College
“The Money Value of Risk: Life Insurance and the Transformation of American Public Health, 1896-1924”
October 19
Brooke Holmes, Ph.D., Department of Classics, Princeton University
“Forming the Soul as an Object of Care in Classical Greece”
November 2
Emily Martin, Ph.D., Department of Anthropology, New York University
“Mania and Depression in American Culture”
November 16
Nassir Ghaemi, M.D., MPH, Mood Disorders Program, Tufts Medical Center
“The Unknown Karl Jaspers: Existential Psychiatry Reexamined”
December 7
Ruben Gallo, Ph.D., Program in Latin American Studies, Princeton University
“Freud in Mexico: The Neuroses of Modernity”
December 14
No Seminar — Holiday Party
* PLEASE NOTE: Space is limited. Attendance by permission only.

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