The Vanishing of Culture in Psychoanalysis: History and New Directions
April 5, 2024 at 6:30 PM to April 6, 2024 at 8:00 PM Eastern
Free, virtual Friday Night Guest Lecture (Yasmin Roberts Memorial Lecture) with Chris Christian, PhD.
FRIDAY NIGHT GUEST LECTURE SERIES 2023-24
YASMIN ROBERTS MEMORIAL LECTURE
In this presentation, after revisiting the decline of cultural psychoanalysis in the United States, Chris Christian, PhD, will discuss the treatment of a patient presenting with a culture bound syndrome known as ataque de nervios. The treatment serves as a challenge to biases within psychoanalysis and about psychoanalysis. The presentation will conclude by arguing for a new paradigm of cultural theorizing.