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The objects in/of psychoanalysis (DAY 2)

Saturday, September 24, 2022 at 9:30am to 4:00pm

Physical Sciences Building, PSB 401
245 East Avenue

Cornell Psychoanalysis Reading Group Conference, September 23-24, 2022


                                                                             DAY 2

                                    Saturday (09/24) (Physical Science Building - PSB401)

9:30 AM-11:00 AM Psychoanalysis and the Political

Moderator: Kevin Duong

Mandana Naviafar (Duke University)

Tehran and the (M)otherland of Psychoanalysis

Ewa Nizalowska (Cornell University)

“The Spirit of the Thing”: The French and Haitian Revolutions and the Censorship of The Revolutionary Act in C. L. R. James’s Black Jacobins

Miguel Rivera (Tufts University)

Circuits of Jouissance: The Reading and Institutionalization of Black American Literature.


11:00 AM- 12:30 PM Clinic of Objects

Moderator: Tracy McNulty

John Dall’Aglio (Duquesne University)

Whose Object is it? Tracking an Assessment Tool in a Psychoanalytic Treatment

Loren Dent and Matthew Oyer

Secretaries to the Insane: Praecox Gefühl, Psychoanalysis, and Phenomenological Psychiatry

Sam Boyles

The Pre-Oedipal Object in Lacanian Clinic


2 PM – 3:30 PM Questioning the Sexual

Moderator: Marie-Claire Vallois

Kazuyuki Hara (The University of Tokyo)

The Problem of the Object in the Light of the Lacan’s “Dialectic of Desire”

Brooke Clark (Rice University)

Genital Gazing

Jacklyn Corsitto (Duquesne University)

The Status of the Object in Auto-Erotism

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