21 Nov 2014All daySG1&2, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road

Description

Register online via the link at the top right hand side of this page
Conference fee: £5 includes lunch, tea/coffee

Deadline: 20 November 2014
 
Summary

Freud for many years explored his fantasy of Rome before visiting the city; for many years, archaeology was a dominant metaphor for the process of psychoanalysis; Freud's love of antiquity filled his cultural imagination. How, then, is Freud's Rome to be understood? This one day conference brings together five experts on the history of psychoanalysis from very different perspectives: from within the field of psychoanalysis and the history of science; from within art history and the history of the visual imagination; from within literary criticism and its engagement with psychoanalysis; from intellectual history and Freud's roots in German culture; and from within Classics and the institutions of classical learning. These five papers will receive five commentaries from further distinguished scholars and general discussion.

For adminitsrative enquiries please contact Michelle Maciejewska.

Programme

9.00-9.15

Registration

9.15-10.35
  • Professor John Forrester (Cambridge): I could have worshipped the abased and mutilated remnant of the Temple’: A Masked Jew in Rome

Respondent: Dr Katie Fleming (Queen Mary, London).

10.35-11.05

Coffee break

11.05-12.25
  • Professor Whitney Davis (Berkeley): Freud’s Picture of Rome

Respondent: Dr Carrie Vout (Cambridge)

12.25-13.25

Lunch

13.25-14.45
  • Professor Mary Jacobus (Cambridge and Cornell): Freud’s Roman Holiday, Civilization’s Discontents

Respondent: Professor Daniel Pick (Birkbeck, London)

14.45-15.15

Coffee break

15.15-16.35
  • Professor Miriam Leonard (UCL): Freud and the Biography of Antiquity

Respondent: Dr Ian Patterson (Cambridge)

16.35-17.00

Short break

17.00-18.20
  • Dr Daniel Orrells (Warwick): Ancient Rome, the Language of Sexuality and Krafft-Ebing’s Sexology

Respondent: Dr David Hillman (Cambridge)

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