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Psyche on Campus:
a blog on teaching psychoanalysis in the undergraduate classroom (and beyond)

Contributors include faculty, clinicians, and students.  One-click, free subscription for email notification of new blog posts.

2-4 June 2017

William Cullen Bryant and Robert Southey
Historical Poetics, Princeton University

15 October 2016
College Park

Frances E. W. Harper and Toru Dutt
Historical Poetics, University of Maryland

22 March 2015

Family Dynamics at Home and Away
"Psychoanalysis, the Oedipus Complex, and the Modern Family"

20 February 2015

Poetic Rhythm and the Cogito
Poetics History Theory, University of California, Irvine

19 February 2015
Los Angeles

Poetic Rhythm and the Cogito
Americanist Research Colloquium, University of Calfornia, Los Angeles

17 October 2014
New Haven

Poetic Rhythm and the Cogito
Yale Poetics Working Group

9 September 2014

Writing About Mental Health: Charlotte Perkins Gilman
Kelly Writers House, University of Pennsylvania

23 March 2014
New York

No One Voice/Nom ŕ la mer
American Comparative Literature Association, New York University

11 October 2013

Class and the Long Kill in Gus Van Sant's Gerry
Representing Social Classes in Film and Television conference, Université de Rennes

3 May 2013

Dancing around the Ballad
Symposium on the Ballad
UCLA, Irvine

29 September 2012

Clericus and the Lunatick
Symposium on Poetry and Print in Early America
American Antiquarian Society

21 September 2012

respondent to keynote address by Sander Gilman
Queer Bioethics Conference
University of Pennsylvania

16 March 2012

No One Voice: Nom ŕ la mer
conference on "Transnationalism: A Useful Category of Analysis"?
McNeil Center, 355 Woodland Walk

23-24 March 2012

Phillis Wheatley and the History of the Book as the History of Recollection
Race, Ethnicity, and Publishing conference, Aix-Marseille Université

8 February 2012

No One Voice
Penn Cinema Studies Colloquium
330 Fisher Bennet Hall

27-29 October 2011

Refusing Privacy

Critical Refusals: Fourth Biennial Conference of the International Herbert Marcuse Society, University of Pennsylvania

exhibit opening 26 October 2011
New York

Emma Lazarus: Poet of Exiles
Museum of Jewish Heritage, 36 Battery Place

20-23 October 2011

Session chair, AIDS in America: Memory, Performance, Politics

American Studies Association Annual Meeting, Hilton Baltimore

19 January 2011

Privacy? Sensation! A Panel on Celebrity Patients and Psychoanalysis
Slought Foundation Gallery, University of Pennsylvania

panelists: Arthur Caplan, Max Cavitch, Frederick Fisher,
Sharrona Pearl, Jean-Michel Rabaté (moderator), Katherine Sender

9-11 December 2010

Early American Historiography and Private Life

EEASA Biennial conference, Université Paris-Diderot

29 March 2010

Touching the Matter of Privacy
Material Texts Seminar, University of Pennsylvania

5-6 March 2010

Crossing the Bar: Transatlantic Poetics in the Nineteenth Century
A conference sponsored by the English Department of the University of Pennsylvania

confirmed speakers: Kirstie Blair, Julia Carlson, Max Cavitch, Michael Cohen, Jason Hall,
Virginia Jackson, Charles LaPorte, Tricia Lootens, Meredith Martin, Meredith McGill, Yopie Prins,
Elizabeth Renker, Eliza Richards, Jess Roberts, Catherine Robson, Jason Rudy, Carolyn Williams

1 February 2010
New Brunswick

The Pornography of Migration: Sex, Cinema, and Unsettlement in Israel and Palestine
Rutgers English Department Annual Alumni Lecture

23-24 October 2009

The Industrious Bee: Francis Daniel Pastorius, His Manuscripts, and His World
A conference co-sponsored by the McNeil Center for Early American Studies
and the University of Pennsylvania Libraries

confirmed speakers: Rosalind J. Beiler, Alfred L. Brophy, Sandra Chaff, Jim Duffin, Patrick Erben, Anthony Grafton, James Green, Amey Hutchins, Margo Lambert, Violet Lutz, Jon Pahl, Brooke Palmieri, Nancy Shawcross, Peter Stallybrass, Bethany Wiggin, Don Yoder

23 October 2009

Faculty Seminar on Jewish Masculinities

Alice Paul Center for Research on Women, Gender, and Sexuality

20-24 July 2009

Mellon Summer Workshop in Early American Literature and Material Texts

Library Company of Philadelphia, 24 July 2009

15-19 June 2009
Hong Kong, Macao, Guangzhou

Narratives of Free Trade in Early Sino-American Relations: An Interdisciplinary Colloquium

University of Hong Kong, 15 June 2009 more snaps here

4-7 March 2009

Society of Early Americanists Sixth Biennial Conference

St. George, Bermuda, 3 March 2009