After the End: Psychoanalysis in the Ashes of History

10 March 2011, 17:00 - 19:00


A lecture by Cathy Caruth (Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor of Comparative Literature and English, Emory University) in which she discusses Derrida's 'Archive Fever', Freud, and Jensen's 'Gradiva'.



The lecture will be followed by a colloquium on Friday 11 March  in which Professor Caruth will be talking about her work.  


Both events are free and open to everyone but registration is required for the colloquium on Friday.


For administrative enquiries please contact Michelle Maciejewska.



About Professor Cathy Caruth

Professor Cathy Caruth is Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor of Comparative Literature and English at Emory University. Research interests include English and German romanticism, literary theory, psychoanalytic writing and trauma theory. Her publications include "Unclaimed Experience: Trauma, Narrative and History"; Editor, with introduction, of "Trauma: Explorations in Memory"; Co-editor, "Critical Encounters: Reference and Responsibility in Deconstructive Writing"; Special Editor, "Psychoanalysis, Culture and Trauma"; "Empirical Truths and Critical Fictions: Locke, Wordsworth, Kant, Freud".