The Richardson History of Psychiatry Research Seminar (Spring 2020)

The Richardson History of Psychiatry Research Seminar (Spring 2020)

Convenes on the 1st & 3rd Wednesdays from September through May

 2:00 PM Baker Tower Conference Room F-1200


January 1

New Year’s Day – No Meeting


January 15

Deborah Doroshow, M.D., Ph.D., Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Stevens-Barchas Lecture: “Residential Treatment and the Invention of the Emotionally Disturbed Child in America”


 January 29

Issues in Mental Health Policy


February 5

Ben Kafka, Ph.D., New York University/IPTAR: “The Effort to Drive the Other Person Crazy”


February 19                 

Andrew Hogan, Ph.D., Creighton University: “Science and Advocacy: Debating the Role of Psychology in Mental Retardation after 1980”


March 4                       

Mary Jacobus, Ph.D., Cornell University. Esman Lecture: “Border Crossing: Josef Koudelka and the Principle of the Wall”


March 18                     

Liz Mellyn, Ph.D., University of New Hampshire. “Madness in the Early Modern City: The Public Health Nexus”


April 1                         

Joel P. Eigen, Ph.D., Franklin & Marshall College: “Searching for the Elusive Link: Behavioral Genetics, Neuroscience, and Criminal Responsibility”


April 15                        

Carolyn Laubender, Ph.D., University of Essex: “Empires of Mind:  Psychosocial Cartographies of ‘The Empire’ in a Narrative of a Child Analysis”


April 29                         Issues in Mental Health Policy

Craig L. Katz, M.D., Mount Sinai Health System: “Psychiatry, Immigrant Detention, and Beyond”


May 6                          

Sandrin Djian, Doctoral Candidate, Tel Aviv University: “The influence of activists’ voices on the US Mental Health Discourse as reflected in the variation of the significance of ‘Healing Terms’ between 1970-2010”


May 20                        

Fernando Vidal, Ph.D., Autonoma University of Barcelona. Eric T. Carlson Memorial Lecture: Grand Rounds, Uris Auditorium: “How We Became Our Brains.”

Richardson Seminar, Room F1190: “Performing Brains on Screen.”


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