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Current Program Schedule

Spring 2020
The Richardson History of Psychiatry Research Seminar
2:00 PM Baker Tower Conference Room F-1200

January 1

New Year's Day - No Meeting

January 15
Deborah Doroshow, M.D., Ph.D., Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Stevens-Barchas Lecture
"Residential Treatment and the Invention of the Emotionally Disturbed Child in America"
January 29
Issues in Mental Health Policy
David M. Hernandez, Ph.D.
, Mount Holyoke College
"Smothering Asylum: Kids, Cages, and Political Currency in Migrant Processing"
February 5
Ben Kafka, Ph.D., New York University/IPTAR
"The Effort to Drive the Other Person Crazy"
February 19
Andrew Hogan, Ph.D., Creighton University
"Science and Advocacy: Debating the Role of Psychology in Mental Retardation after 1980"
March 4
Mary Jacobus, Ph.D. , Cornell University
Esman Lecture
"Border Crossing: Josef Koudelka and the Principle of the Wall"
March 18
Liz Mellyn, Ph.D., University of New Hampshire
"Madness in the Early Modern City: The Public Health Nexus"
April 1
Joel P. Eigen, Ph.D., Franklin & Marshall College
"Searching for the Elusive Link: Behavioral Genetics, Neuroscience, and Criminal Responsibility"
April 15
Carolyn Laubender, Ph.D., University of Essex
"Empires of Mind: Psychosocial Cartographies of 'The Empire' in a Narrative of a Child Analysis"
April 29
Issues in Mental Health Policy
Craig L. Katz, M.D.
, Mount Sinai Health System
"Psychiatry, Immigrant Detention, and Beyond"
May 6
Sandrine Djian, Doctoral Candidate, Tel Aviv University
"The influence of activists' voices on the US Mental Health Discourse as reflected in the variation of the significance of 'Healing Terms' between 1970-2010"
May 20
Fernando Vidal, Ph.D., ICREA-Catalan Institution for Research and Advanced Studies
Eric T. Carlson Memorial Lecture: Grand Rounds, Uris Auditorium
"How We Became Our Brains"
Richardson Seminar, Room F1190
"Performing Brains on Screen."

* PLEASE NOTE: Space is limited. Attendance by permission only.
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