The Richardson History of Psychiatry Research Seminar (fall 2019)

Below you find the schedule for the Richardson History of Psychiatry Research Seminars. They convene on the 1st & 3rd Wednesdays from September through May (2:00 PM Baker Tower Conference Room F-1200)


Theodore M. Porter Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles
“Data Madness and Heredity, 1789-1939”

Rachel Cooper, Ph.D., Lancaster University (UK)
“The DSM, path-dependence and ‘lock-in’ in classification”
Jenell Johnson, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison
“Not Our Fathers’ Lobotomy: Memories of Lobotomy in the New Era of Psychosurgery”
Issues in Mental Health Policy
Liz Glazer, JD,
Director, Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice
“New York’s Response to Mental Health Crisis: the View from the Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice”
Herve Guillemain, Ph.D., Le Mans University
“Schizophrenics in the Twentieth Century: A Different Way to Write a Social History of Mental Illness”
Brendan Kelly, Ph.D., Trinity College Dublin
“Hearing Voices: The History of Psychiatry in Ireland”
Stephen Fried, Columbia University School of Journalism
“Benjamin Rush: Founding Father of American Mental Health Care (and so much else)”
Udodiri R. Okwandu, doctoral student, Harvard University
“Violence and the (Black) Brain: Law and Order Politics and the Biomedicalization of Urban Rioting and Violence, 1960-1975”
Anne Harrington, Ph.D., Harvard University
“Biological Psychiatry and its Discontents: How We Got Here”

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